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July 31, 2014, No comments

With the North Carolina budget released close to midnight on Wednesday, more details are now known about the direction state lawmakers want to take spending — including how teacher pay and Medicaid will fare in the coming year.

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McHenry, Meadows, Foxx vote to sue Obama, pass VA reform

July 31, 2014, No comments

Three U.S. House members from Western North Carolina, all whom having cast dozens of votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act in recent years, approved ...

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Advocates: 4th Circuit ruling paves way for end to NC’s Amendment One

July 29, 2014, No comments

In North Carolina, multiple federal challenges to the state's same-sex marriage ban, known as Amendment One, are working their way through the courts.


WCU launching new lifelong learning program for WNC retirees

July 29, 2014, No comments

The institute will feature weekly interactive seminars in Cullowhee and Asheville. Sessions will focus on a wide variety of topics spanning business, ...

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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 transportation in Cherokee County (including Andrews and Murphy).

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    Town hall tackles education as Common Core repealed
    July 18, 2014, Comments Off

    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 ...