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December 17, 2012 3:03 PM

North Myrtle Beach defamation lawsuit could be headed to trial

A federal magistrate judge has set a tentative trial date of June 3 in a defamation lawsuit involving William Bailey, this city’s former public safety director, and Randy Fisher, the ex-police lieutenant accused of spreading lies about Bailey’s actions during a 2009 wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in the Barefoot Resort neighborhood.

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