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What's next in NC for fracking-featured
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September 22, 2014, No comments

So now that the last public hearing on the rules governing possible fracking in North Carolina has taken place, what’s next?

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Fracking brings few jobs, major destruction, mountain residents tell NC energy commission

September 16, 2014, 3 Comments

In the fourth and final public hearing on North Carolina's fracking-related rules, mountain residents largely decried the proposed rules, expressing c ...

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Fresh off hike near the AT, Interior Secretary Jewell calls for conservation funding

August 7, 2014, Comments Off

Flanked by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), Jewell called for reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund while visiting Western North Carolina o ...

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VIDEO: Celebrating Juneteenth, 13th Amendment stops in WNC

June 16, 2014, Comments Off

North Carolina’s copy of the 13th Amendment was at Vance Birthplace in Weaverville on June 12 during a statewide tour to celebrate “Juneteenth,” ...

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    Few ‘deferred action’ immigrant students attending WNC schools
    February 10, 2014, Comments Off

    The NC Attorney General's Office recently released a memo stating that 'deferred action' students in NC must pay out-of-state tuition to go to school. How many students are using DACA to go to WNC community colleges and universities? Caroli ...