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Hog Farm Faces Threat of Shut Down

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ASHEBORO — A Randolph County hog farm may be shutting its doors by day's end. Theattorney general says he's obtained a court order to shut down N.G. Purvisfarm.

Mike Easley says the farm is a public nuisance, and that it failed to complywith an earlier court order. N.G. Purvis is blamed for two hog wastespills.

Easley says he's sending a tough message and warning to farmers: they'llnot be allowed to ignore regulations.

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