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Local chapter of ACLU to host Oct. 17 panel about NC’s new voting law

Press release From the Western North Carolina Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union: ASHEVILLE – On October 17, 2013, the Western North Carolina Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will host “Fighting Back Against Voter Suppression,” a panel conversation about North Carolina’s new election law. This discussion will focus on efforts by […]

Time and Temperature with Holy Holy Vine and Hospital Call at the Apothecary on Oct. 13

It’s a lineup of intriguing band names: Time and Temperature, Holy Holy Vine and Hospital Call. Even if you don’t know anything about the performers involved, the roster for the Sunday, Oct. 13 show at The Apothecary (39 S. Market St., Asheville) just sounds like it would produce otherworldly sounds and memorable moments. Time and […]

ABLWV hosts Oct. 10 Asheville City Council Candidate Forum at 6 p.m.

Here’s the message from the League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County via the group’s email newsletter: Asheville City Council Candidate Forum: Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6pm at UNCA Reuter Center David Hurand, WCQS News Director, to moderate League of Women Voters debate Just a friendly reminder that the League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe […]

UPDATED: Man charged with stealing patrol car, among other charges

Updated Thursday, Oct.10: Here’s the full announcement from the Asheville Police Department Asheville – A follow-up investigation was conducted by APD patrol and CID personnel surrounding the events of October 8th in South Asheville. A suspect was developed and identified. Benjamin Alexander Cator, 24, of 33 Lee St. Asheville was taken into custody and charged […]

North Carolina Health News: Investigation shows Medicaid information suppressed

From North Carolina Health News: For months, members of the McCrory administration have maintained that the state’s Medicaid program is “broken.” But in the first of a two-part investigation, North Carolina Health News shows McCrory officials sat on information that would have depicted the state’s much-lauded Medicaid program in a better light.

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