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MAIN News Archives for October 2001

$39 million WNC scam alleged
Asheville election heats up
Study: Charter schools not innovative, but not bad
State websites delete info
Citizens rally against corporate welfare
State issues burning ban
Race shaping mission of charter schools
Judge affirms N.C. wetlands protection
French Broad 'Riverkeeper' on the job
Judge invalidates N.C. campaign-spending limit
Apple growers turn to retail sales
Plant closes; 250 lose jobs in Haywood
NC nonprofits should build on new spirit of unity
Storms rock WNC
NPR essayists to speak at UNCA
UNC system study stirs controversy
Redistricting vote hits another snag
PBS getting cozy with conservatives?
Public college costs jump 7.7 percent
"Micro" businesses show their stuff
Stream buffers enliven Hendersonville race
Corporate logo flap nixes dinner with Oprah
N.C. to crack down on Internet drug sales
Men charged with poaching black bear
Redistricting to change WNC politics?
Disc golf is a hit in Fletcher
N.C. loosens adoption rules
Dupont Forest "open house" fundraiser
Solar energy effort set for WNC
Hunting season: Hikers beware
Telemarketing fraud spreads to NC
Easley signs patients' rights law
Fault-lines in Asheville race appear
National Ad Slam Contest launched
Nobel Prize winner to speak Nov. 5 at WCU
Court upholds Jackson billboard ban
Opinion: White House censorship going too far
Panic-fed censorship has begun
600 Ecusta workers strike
Smokies tourism declines
Rains dampen fall fire season
Judge hears challenge to Dupont Forest sale
Pumpkins available across WNC
Children-to-children effort launched in WNC
"Diary of Anne Frank" staged at WWC
Canton mill must improve Pigeon River discharge
Henderson family puts 600-acres in public trust
Asheville election results
Ecusta workers set to strike
PBS documentary: "Local News"
A visit to Dawson Green
How corporate media block political ad reform
AOL to use "cookies" to target ads
Henderson County to rescind free speech limits?
Bowles enters race for Helms' seat
UNC Law School to open civil rights center
Library defies fed filter mandate
West Nile virus suspected in N.C.
Easley blocks execution
Steelcase opens enviro-friendly plant
Cherokee Fair runs through Saturday
Greased pigs, First Amendment clash in Henderson County
Polk talks focus on "Islam and Politics"
Hotel tax increase close to passage
Vision begins dialogue to improve wages in WNC
Opinion: Patriotism and Dissent
U.S. Apple Grower of the Year from WNC
E-commerce is topic of Haywood conference
A-B Vision seeks good jobs at good wages