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October 17, 2014, No comments

In late February, the North Carolina chapter of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation 2014 a group co-founded by the libertarian billionaire Koch brothers 2014 embarked on what it billed as a statewide tour of charter schools, a cornerstone of the group’s education agenda.

APD Chief William Anderson announces the hiring of a new evidence-room manager. Anderson says he now knows who was responsible for the APD's missing items, but won't say more until the investigation is complete. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Asheville police officers file petition calling for chief’s resignation

October 17, 2014, No comments

Forty-four officers signed the petition, which outlined why the department's leadership is not working and how it's creating a public safety hazard.

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Carolina Public Press awarded national INNovation Fund grant

October 16, 2014, No comments

Carolina Public Press is one of eight nonprofit news organization across the country to be awarded an INNovation Fund grant from the Investigative New ...

Five couples, some plaintiffs in the initial litigation that led to the ruling overturning the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, kiss after they were declared married on the steps outside the county Register of Deeds office Monday in Charlotte. From left, Amber and Jess (holding son Beckhem) Zinobile, Margaret Bevington and Bettie Ingram, Jeanne Scott and Judy Quilliams, Cathy Fry and Joanne Marinaro, and Aaron Luckey and Kevin Hindsman were wed by the Rev. Nancy Kraft, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Jeff Willhelm/Charlotte Observer

Second NC judge allows same-sex marriage plus Republicans a chance to appeal

October 15, 2014, No comments

A federal judge Tuesday became the second in five days to declare North Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, but he allowed Republican ...