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April 20, 2015, No comments

The governor is stepping up his effort to get the North Carolina legislature to put the Connect NC program — aimed at boosting road and infrastructure investments — before voters this fall. Inside: a list of Western North Carolina road and infrastructure improvements included in the plan.

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Raleigh Report: Possums, hard cider and Billy Graham

April 14, 2015, No comments

If you’re looking for a mix of legislation that fits neatly with common lore from WNC, then this is your week.

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Protests mount over shooting range plans near Lake James

April 6, 2015, 1 Comment

Protests are rising over a state plan to open a shooting range near Lake James, at the foot of the rugged and renowned Linville Gorge Wilderness.

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

Raleigh Report: Updated county-by-county, town sales tax plan analysis pinpoints WNC losses, gains

March 31, 2015, No comments

One key tax bill, which would restructure the distribution formula for sales taxes, continues to draw scrutiny, especially after a new analysis showin ...