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APD Chief William Anderson announces the hiring of a new evidence-room manager. Anderson says he now knows who was responsible for the APD's missing items, but won't say more until the investigation is complete. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
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October 17, 2014, No comments

Forty-four officers signed the petition, which outlined why the department’s leadership is not working and how it’s creating a public safety hazard.

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NC’s political watchdogs: The State Ethics Commission’s strengths and weaknesses

September 17, 2014, 1 Comment

The little-known state office is tasked with maintaining good government in North Carolina. A CPP investigation of the commission's first seven years ...

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Cherokee County evidence investigations revealed as sheriff campaign escalates

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, ...

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After Ferguson, Asheville ‘Peace Rally’ scheduled for Aug. 30

August 26, 2014, Comments Off

About 100 people gathered on of Pack Square wearing red and protesting police brutality and racial injustice late Sunday evening in a precursor to a l ...

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    NC has a final budget proposal. What does it mean for WNC?
    July 31, 2014, Comments Off

    With the North Carolina budget released close to midnight on Wednesday, more details are now known about the direction state lawmakers want to take spending -- including how teacher pay and Medicaid will fare in the coming year.