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JobLink center in Hendersonville. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press. See story on Feb. 5, 2013
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May 28, 2015, No comments

For poor children living in Western North Carolina, it is better to live in Jackson, Yancey or Watauga counties than it is to live in Buncombe County, according to a recent study.

The dam that forms Lake Julian is one of three Duke Energy dams located its coal-fired electricity plant in the Asheville area. Archive photo by Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Asheville power plant bill moving fast

May 26, 2015, No comments

Legislation aimed at aiding Duke Energy’s recently announced transition of its Asheville plant from coal to a combination of natural gas and solar a ...

Duke Energy's Asheville plant. Archive photograph by Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Duke Energy: Gas will replace coal at Asheville power plant

May 26, 2015, No comments

Sen. Tom Apodaca, R-Henderson, the powerful chairman of the Senate’s Rules Committee, knew that gas company PSNC already planned to replace a 26-mil ...

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NC House’s state budget proposal draws broad support

May 23, 2015, No comments

In a vote that diverged from the party-line splits of the past several years, the House approved a $22.1 billion biennial budget for North Carolina by ...

  • The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
    Raleigh Report: Crunch time on Jones Street
    April 29, 2015, No comments

    With the official crossover deadline on Thursday, N.C. legislative committees are kicking into high gear to get a huge gulp of bills heard and to the floor as quickly as possible. Also inside: Bills on renewable energy, environmental regula ...