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Friday Aug 22 | WLOS

NC to mark 50th anniversary of Job Corps Program

Local leaders, U.S. Forest Service officials and others will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Job Corps Program in western North Carolina, which trains and educates young people.

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Related Topix: Swannanoa, NC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WLOS

Groups to appeal judge's ruling in NC voting case

Groups challenging sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting laws will appeal a judge's decision allowing this November's elections to be held under new rules drafted by Republican legislators.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Lawmakers take step to reform medical examiner's office

RALEIGH North Carolina's lawmakers will spend an additional $1 million to begin fixing the state's troubled medical examiner system while a legislative committee studies what other steps are needed.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Healthcare Law, Law, Lenoir, NC

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Unemployment in Ashe drops slightly in June6:01 am

Ashe County's unemployment rate dropped to 7.4 percent in June 2014, according to data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce on Wednesday, July 30. The rate dropped by 0.1 percent from May 2014, when the unemployment rate was at 7.5 percent.

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Related Topix: Ashe County, NC, North Carolina, Watauga County, NC, Avery County, NC, Currituck, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WLOS

Scam involved nude photos, broken church windows

North Carolina authorities say a South Carolina man posed as a Charlotte pastor and a State Bureau of Investigation agent to scam people out of money in a scheme involving nude pictures and supposedly broken church windows.

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Related Topix: McDowell County, NC, Avery County, NC, Bakersville, NC, Spruce Pine, NC

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