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News Across North Carolina for March 13, 2015

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News Across North Carolina for March 13, 2015


Public hearings have started, for water quality certifications, related to proposed reuse of coal ash on several Central North Carolina sites.

The Sanderson Farms poultry plant will be built in Robeson County.

Yesterday at the General Assembly: the Senate supported the House’s move to change the fracking regulations; a bill was introduced in the Senate to make a misdemeanor charge the failure to put child-resistant packaging on e-cigarettes; and a House bill introduced that will allow more health facilities to be built, without being certified as “in need”.

Asheville will get its own trampoline park soon.

The Asheville monument slated for repair is also controversial, due to its honoree’s history as a slave owner.

The latest real estate and development forecast for Charlotte. And the latest one for the Triad. Oh and Raleigh is the second best area for tech startups outside of Silicon Valley. Wilmington leaders gathered yesterday to discuss a 2013 economic development report and work on strategies.

Wake towns in need of more water will be able to get it from Jordan Lake after all.

Public comment is also needed on the placement of the railyard for the Durham-Orange Light Rail corridor.

The ELF, the solar-powered bicycle-car hybrid produced in Durham was profiled on the CBS Evening News last Sunday.

And finally, this captures perfectly my feelings about the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament (and I’m not saying that because my Wolfpack lost).

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