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Kinston Hit With Largest Fine Ever Against a Municipality

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KINSTON — The city of Kinston is getting an early tasteof the state's new "no excuses" policy on sewage spills.

The North Carolina Division of Water Quality levied the largest fineever against a municipality Thursday. Kinston was ordered to pay more than$70,000 in fines for 33 violations, and the city's trouble may not beover yet.

The SBI is still looking into possible criminal activity by formerplant employees.


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