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April 18, 2014, No comments

Those photos of your sweetheart or grandkids uploaded to Facebook live near Forest City along a dimly lit corridor with flashing lights and a constant hum.

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McCrory’s coal-ash proposal calls for closing Asheville pond

April 17, 2014, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory will ask legislators for broader authority over coal ash disposal, but his plan does not envision eliminating all 33 of Duke Energy†...

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A 20-year first: EPA proposing changes to pesticide use

April 8, 2014, No comments

While pesticides can help farmers raise lusher Christmas trees and juicier tomatoes, they can also be a threat to thousands of farmworkers in Western ...

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Spending game just getting started for US Reps. McHenry, Meadows, Foxx

April 7, 2014, No comments

What did it take for Western North Carolina's congressional representatives to win their seat? In the race for office, campaign spending can mean the ...