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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.

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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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Raleigh Report: NC House, Senate agree on budget ‘framework’

July 28, 2014, No comments

State budget negotiators worked through the weekend following Saturday's announcement of a breakthrough that could bring the 2014 short legislative se ...

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Asheville public housing overhaul gets approval, despite confusion and questions

July 24, 2014, No comments

The governing board of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville approves a controversial management switch, despite a statement that it wasn't v ...

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    Town hall tackles education as Common Core repealed
    July 18, 2014, No comments

    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 ...

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    WNC Transportation: Buncombe County
    July 18, 2014, No comments

    Your guide from Carolina Public Press to information on road and highway repairs, transportation planning organizations, greenways and public transportation in Buncombe County (including Asheville, Biltmore Forest, Black Mountain, Montreat, ...

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    Financial disclosures show net worth of WNC’s congressional reps
    July 16, 2014, Comments Off

    Each year, members of both chambers are required by law to disclose the details of their assets and liabilities in an effort to deter perceptions of any conflict of interest. Inside: A Carolina Public Press analysis of at U.S. Reps. Foxx, M ...