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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for September 18, 2014

We’re just going to deliver the news today and there’s a lot of of it, so #letsgo:

News Across North Carolina for Sept 18 2014

The video of all the governor’s new transportation initiatives. And the full planning document.

Greensboro’s Heritage House condo complex is officially a blighted property.

While there was some confusion, an interesting discussion was had between the Greensboro City Council and the Greensboro Police on the need for body cameras.

The US Agriculture Secretary is visiting the state today to check out a solar farm.

Three major regional hospital systems in the state have formed a collaboration to help them share expenses and services.

Asheville is relishing its status on several of the lists of cities that have been floating around lately.

The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians in the western part of the state has developed a community wellness kit, that over the past ten years has increased gardening on the reservation, as well as strengthened efforts to address other community ills.

The history of drum circles in Asheville.

The history of the transformation of downtown Asheville.

Central Piedmont Community College has received a major grant to improve their remedial classes.

The UNC system wants more online students.

What the Winston-Salem City Council was up to at their most recent meeting.

The Wilmington City Council has changed its procedure in dealing with derelict homes.

Wilmington has also voted to no longer charge businesses that have headquarters outside, but operations inside the city privilege licenses.

The Fayetteville City Council has asked for more information about the proposed Sanderson Farms plant, before they make a final decision about it.

The company that is proposing a new natural gas pipeline will hold its public meetings next week.

Wake County Schools has won a $9.6 million grant for its magnet schools.

The state disputes a federal report that says its handling of the food stamp program is flawed.

And finally, The Indy Week takes time to explore places and homes throughout the Triangle.

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