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    McHenry, Meadows, Foxx vote to repeal Obamacare
    February 5, 2015, No comments

    With less than two weeks remaining in the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, House members from Western North Carolina voted to fully repeal the legislation which has provided coverage options for more than 9.9 million Amer ...

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    Understand the law: The Wilderness Act
    February 4, 2015, No comments

    Wilderness areas in Western North Carolina are a point of debate in the Pisgah and Nantahala national forest remanagement process. Here, we offer a short explanation of the law, how it may impact WNC's wild places and views about its releva ...

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    After Tuesday’s SOTU, WNC Republicans issue critiques
    January 21, 2015, No comments

    Republican U.S. House and Senate legislators issued a bevy of statements following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday. Lawmakers representing Western North Carolina were no different -- though they interspersed t ...