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  • Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Henderson, answers a question on coal ash legislation as House Rule Committee Chair Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, looks on during a meeting on the bill, held Wednesday in Raleigh. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press
    New coal ash legislation in the works
    June 10, 2016, Comments Off on New coal ash legislation in the works

    Rather than attempting to override the governor's veto of coal ash legislation, Rep. Chuck McGrady and other lawmakers are developing a new bill.

  • The empty parking spot at Black Mountain Primary School in eastern Buncombe County on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, is the one reserved for voters in the special election.  Jessica Coates / Carolina Public Press
    Handful of voters decide on Supreme Court, Congress
    June 7, 2016, Comments Off on Handful of voters decide on Supreme Court, Congress

    Special primary election forced by court rulings sees low turnout across WNC. Also, results of votes for Congress and the North Carolina Supreme Court.