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April 6, 2015, No comments

Emissions tests for cars and trucks are no longer necessary to protect air quality in more than half the counties where state testing is currently required, according to a study state environmental officials presented to North Carolina legislators last week.

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NC comes in fourth in national economic development ranking

March 3, 2015, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Monday that North Carolina jumped to fourth place among all states in Site Selection magazine’s 2014 Governor’s Cup, ...

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‘New economy’ conference set for March 18

March 3, 2015, No comments

Self Help Credit Union is hosting a March 18 conference, “Bringing it Home: Building a Local Economy for Everyone,” exploring how local, regional ...

Click to view Carolina Public Press's continuing reports on coal ash concerns in Asheville.

NC enviro officials: Duke cited for coal-ash related groundwater contamination in Asheville

February 27, 2015, No comments

According to a press release, state environmental officials have sent Duke Energy a notice of violation and intent to enforce for groundwater contamin ...

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    NC flags to be lowered in memory of Coach Dean Smith
    February 9, 2015, No comments

    Gov. Pat McCrory ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 to sunset on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. This order is in memorial of former UNC Chapel Hill Men’s Basket ...