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Several hundred people filled the floor of Ramsey Center at Western Carolina University, nearly all of them opposing rules that would make fracking possible in North Carolina. Paul Clark/Carolina Public Press
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October 30, 2014, No comments

A total of 217,285 comments on the draft rules for oil and natural gas exploration have been counted by staff from the N.C. Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources, who serve the commission.

Duke Energy's Asheville plant. Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Duke Energy: No plans to shut down Asheville plant in near future

October 29, 2014, No comments

Despite a local campaign calling for the company to work toward shutting down its primarily coal-fired power plant, a Duke representative told Ashevil ...

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Quick Tip: Who can you vote for?

October 28, 2014, No comments

Confused about who will be on your ballot? Here's a quick-and-easy way to look at your sample ballot before you cast your vote.

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After debate about early voting site, surge of voting recorded at Appalachian State University

October 28, 2014, No comments

Following a protracted battle about whether to locate an early voting site at Appalachian State University, vote totals from the first two days of ear ...