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L’affaire Laroque claims a victim?

            It’s official:  Rep. Mark Hilton (R-Conover) will not be seeking reelection to the state House.  The Hickory Daily Record has the story: State Rep. Mark Hilton, R-96 District, will not seek another term in the legislature. Hilton’s office announced…

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Key player in L’affaire LaRoque wavering on re-election bid?

          A Republican legislator who got a taxpayer-financed loan from embattled state Rep. Stephen LaRoque is being rather coy about whether he will seek re-election to his seat in the state House. The Hickory Daily Record has the story: Rep. Mark…