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

Raleigh Report: Act 2 of the NC legislature set to begin

May 4, 2015, No comments

With the frenzy of last week’s crossover rush behind them, North Carolina legislators return to Raleigh this week to begin part two of the job: crun ...

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Raleigh Report: McCrory continues push for road, infrastructure bond vote this fall

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 infrastructur ...

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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.