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Education

Koch gifts to fund new centers

Western Carolina University announced Thursday that it would establish the Center for the Study of Free Enterprise with a $1.8 million gift from the foundation named for Charles Koch. The announcement came two weeks after Wake Forest University unveiled plans for its new $4.2 million Eudaimonia Institute, dedicated to the study of “human flourishing.”

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Deborah Ross: People of NC just want their state back

Deborah Ross, candidate for U.S. Senate, talks about her views and platform.
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Deborah Ross: People of NC just want their state back

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Republicans criticize State Crime Lab under Roy Cooper

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