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August 28, 2014

Leaders of the largest public housing authority in Western North Carolina are moving forward with an ambitious upgrade of Lee Walker Heights, the city’s oldest public housing development, and the city of Asheville plans to play a major role too.

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August 28, 2014

Please join us in Robbinsville on Sept. 10 to discuss in-depth and investigative news across Western North Carolina — especially the people, places and issues going overlooked and under-reported in Graham County.

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August 28, 2014

MURPHY — Please join the award-winning journalists with Carolina Public Press for a meetup in Cherokee County — the sixth in The News Exchange series — to discuss in-depth and […]

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August 28, 2014

Please join us in Murphy on Sept. 11 to discuss in-depth and investigative news across Western North Carolina — especially the people, places and issues going overlooked and under-reported in Swain County.

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August 27, 2014

Papers filed by Sheriff Keith Lovin and the SBI follow the troubled trail of cash and guns seized by two now-defunct WNC drug task forces. Meanwhile, Lovin faces an electoral challenge from former deputy Derrick Palmer, an ex-task force member who says some new allegations are inaccurate and politically driven.

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August 25, 2014

The 2013-2014 North Carolina General Assembly session ended with the passage of comprehensive coal ash legislation, an achievement — and a legislative compromise — few had expected earlier this year. Carolina Public Press tracks how it happened — and what the future looks like for further legislative action on the state’s coal ash.

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