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The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
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July 28, 2014, No comments

State budget negotiators worked through the weekend following Saturday’s announcement of a breakthrough that could bring the 2014 short legislative session to an end. The framework contains news details on teacher raises and cuts to Medicaid spending.

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WNC Transportation: Cherokee County

July 28, 2014, No comments

Your guide from Carolina Public Press to information on road and highway repairs, transportation planning organizations, greenways and public transpor ...

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Asheville public housing overhaul gets approval, despite confusion and questions

July 24, 2014, No comments

The governing board of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville approves a controversial management switch, despite a statement that it wasn't v ...

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Raleigh Report: Last minute sales tax change draws fire

July 21, 2014, No comments

A hike in local sales taxes could go before the voters in November under a new plan that emerged last week in the state Senate. Meanwhile, budget talk ...

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    Town hall tackles education as Common Core repealed
    July 18, 2014, No comments

    Jamey Falkenbury, director of operations for Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, traveled throughout Western North Carolina this week answering questions about Common Core standards, teacher pay and teacher tenure. Lawmakers, on Wednesday, rolled back Com ...

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    WNC Transportation: Buncombe County
    July 18, 2014, No comments

    Your guide from Carolina Public Press to information on road and highway repairs, transportation planning organizations, greenways and public transportation in Buncombe County (including Asheville, Biltmore Forest, Black Mountain, Montreat, ...