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August 27, 2014, Comments Off

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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North Carolina’s right to know shifts as legislature changes disclosure laws

August 13, 2014, Comments Off

How much are North Carolina’s citizens permitted to know about the government and corporate operations that could affect their daily lives? A slew o ...

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DOCUMENT: FBI audit of Asheville Police Department’s IT security released

July 15, 2014, Comments Off

While finding the APD in compliance with most of the criteria for a national criminal-information network, the bureau, in a newly published review fro ...

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Nonprofit fundraising at Asheville’s U.S. Cellular Center focus of city review

July 1, 2014, Comments Off

While the program mostly wins praise, city consultants recommend improvements to public outreach and handling of cash following an audit of the city-o ...