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JobLink center in Hendersonville. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press. See story on Feb. 5, 2013
May 28, 2015, No comments

For poor children living in Western North Carolina, it is better to live in Jackson, Yancey or Watauga counties than it is to live in Buncombe County, according to a recent study.

Click to read the bill, via the N.C. General Assembly

Vote Check: How the NC House, Senate voted on the State Environmental Policy Act

May 27, 2015, No comments

The North Carolina House and Senate have passed a measure to amend the State Environmental Policy Act. Here's how the state's legislators voted on the ...

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Asheville police find more cases of missing evidence in ongoing inspections

May 27, 2015, No comments

Asheville Police Department evidence and property audits spanning the last 18 months show an increasingly meticulous approach to surveying the departm ...

The dam that forms Lake Julian is one of three Duke Energy dams located its coal-fired electricity plant in the Asheville area. Archive photo by Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Asheville power plant bill moving fast

May 26, 2015, No comments

Legislation aimed at aiding Duke Energy’s recently announced transition of its Asheville plant from coal to a combination of natural gas and solar a ...