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Document of the Day
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June 2, 2015, No comments

In early 2015, Carolina Public Press began publishing a “Document of the Day” to share key public records. The entries are selected because of their potential import. Some have appeared in our news stories, while others were stand-alone offerings. Here’s how to dig into the archive — which is downloadable and searchable.

JobLink center in Hendersonville. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press. See story on Feb. 5, 2013

Study: Buncombe toughest, Yancey easiest place to grow up for poor children in WNC

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, ...

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 ...

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

Raleigh Report: NC revenue jumps as budget timeline set

May 11, 2015, No comments

New revenue projections released last week marked a considerable turnaround from a February estimate that the state could end the fiscal year with a $ ...

  • 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 ...