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The United States Capitol
January 16, 2015, Comments Off

Less than two months after President Barack Obama unveiled an executive order aimed at protecting millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, U.S. House Republicans passed a bill to roll the action back.

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WNC legislators see promise in NCGA session ahead

January 14, 2015, Comments Off

This morning, the 2015 N.C. General Assembly begins its official session. What's in store for the legislators from Western North Carolina?

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WCU earns national recognition for community engagement efforts

January 8, 2015, Comments Off

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has recognized Western Carolina University’s emphasis on community engagement and its link t ...

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12 months of disclosures: What Carolina Public Press revealed in 2014

December 18, 2014, Comments Off

2014 has been a big year for big news about Western North Carolina. Looking back, here are highlights of what Carolina Public Press' investigative rep ...

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    Adcock to lead ASU Board of Trustees
    October 6, 2014, Comments Off

    Bradley T. Adcock, of Cary, has been elected to lead Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees as chairman. Alice Roess, of Blowing Rock, has been elected vice chair and M. Lee Barnes Jr., of Durham, has been elected secretary.