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August 27, 2015, No comments

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Asheville receives high marks from federal inspectors and patients alike, but Western North Carolina is not immune from the types of crimes surrounding veterans’ health care, newly released documents show.

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FBI investigation of Black Mountain College revealed in newly released file

August 5, 2015, No comments

The bureau, which had long kept an eye on some BMC faculty members for suspected radicalism, launched a probe of the “very usual type of school” i ...

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Vote Check: How the NC Senate, House voted on the death penalty bill

July 30, 2015, No comments

An act amending the law requiring a the presence of a licensed physician at the execution of the death sentence in North Carolina has passed the N.C. ...

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Buncombe sheriff’s office rolls out body cameras, rules for use

July 30, 2015, No comments

As national conversations continue about law agencies using body cameras to document their interactions with the public, local law enforcement is no e ...