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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA
FILED: 5 MAY 2005
NORTH CAROLINA ZOOLOGICAL PARK
Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. §7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, ___ N.C. App. ___, 603 S.E.2d 842 (2004), affirming a decision and order entered by the North Carolina Industrial Commission on 28 July 2003. Heard in the Supreme Court 19 April 2005.
Knott, Clark & Berger, L.L.P., by Michael W. Clark, Kenneth R. Murphy, III, and Joe Thomas Knott, for plaintiff-appellant.
Roy Cooper, Attorney General, by William H. Borden, Special Deputy Attorney General, for defendant-appellee.
For the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion, the decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed.
Justice NEWBY did not participate in the consideration or decision of this case.