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  • Duke Energy's Asheville plant. Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press
    NC legislators reach compromise on coal ash bill
    August 20, 2014, Comments Off

    Both chambers put Charlotte-based Duke Energy on track to drain its 33 North Carolina ash ponds within 15 years. But last-minute changes between them derailed the bill on Aug. 1 and appeared unlikely to be resolved until at least November, ...

  • John Bolton Super PAC
    Bolton Super PAC targets NC Senate race
    August 6, 2014, Comments Off

    Former U.S. Ambassador John Bolton announced on Monday his Super PAC's intention initially to focus its independent expenditures in the states of Arkansas, New Hampshire and North Carolina for the 2014 midterm elections.

  • Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
    Voters focus of Mountain Moral Monday
    August 5, 2014, Comments Off

    As many as 5,000 people came to Pack Square Park in Asheville on Monday for a protest against what they consider radical policies of the GOP-controlled North Carolina legislature.