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July 21, 2015, No comments

The number of children in North Carolina living in poverty has increased by 25 percent since 2008, according to a report to be released Tuesday, even as the nation recovered from the recession.

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Buncombe schools committee votes to keep ‘The Kite Runner’ in class

June 17, 2015, No comments

Meeting to hear an appeal by Lisa Baldwin, a parent of an A.C. Reynolds High School student and former Buncombe Board of Education member, a committee ...

Buncombe County's online marriage license application

Vote Check: How the NC Senate, House voted on same-sex marriage veto override

June 15, 2015, No comments

On June 11, the North Carolina legislature voted to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of the bill allowing the state's magistrates to recuse themselves ...

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

Raleigh Report: Hearings on the state budget, economic incentives coming

March 2, 2015, No comments

RALEIGH — After two weeks of skeleton sessions and cancelled committee hearings, the N.C. General Assembly returns to a somewhat normal schedule ...