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Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
September 30, 2014, No comments

Among the 40 public charter schools recently proposed to open across North Carolina in the fall of 2016 were two located in Western North Carolina.

The French Broad River. Archive photo by Katie Bailey/Carolina Public Press

Duke Energy creates $10M fund for Carolinas waterways

September 25, 2014, No comments

The money will be used to improve water quality, enhance fish and wildlife habitat, and expand public access. It may also buff a corporate image batte ...


Buncombe News Exchanges coming Oct. 16 and 23

September 23, 2014, No comments

Please join the award-winning journalists with Carolina Public Press for two meetups in Buncombe County — the eighth and ninth in The News Exchange ...

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I-26, ‘Corridor K’ highlighted in McCrory’s 25-year transportation plan

September 18, 2014, 1 Comment

Gov. Pat McCrory said Wednesday that he hopes to overhaul North Carolina's transportation system and wants dollars to help fund the widening of Inters ...

  • Asbestos at the VA Medical Center
    Asbestos at VA Medical Center
    September 17, 2014, No comments

    A News 13 investigation of asbestos at Asheville's VA Medical Center uncovers critical information left out of reports to federal safety inspectors.

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    ‘Peace Rally’ focuses on Asheville, not Ferguson
    September 2, 2014, Comments Off

    About 150 people attended the Peace Rally, held last Saturday at downtown Asheville's Triangle Park, expecting to take a stand against racism and stand in solidarity with Ferguson, Mo. They were, instead, greeted with a block party and fish ...