Archive for October 2008

Decision 2008 – November 4

Vote early any time between October 16 and November 1 from Staff reports What’s on the ballot this year? The big event in 2008 voting Read more »

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North Carolina State Board of Elections: What You Can Wear in the Voting Booth

Don Wright, the General Counsel for the NC State Board of Elections, has clarified for The Urban News the rules governing campaign paraphernalia and clothing Read more »

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Registration and Voting

This article uses information compiled by the League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County and from the Buncombe County Board of Elections. from Staff Reports Read more »

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Don’t Take A Chance With Your Vote

Stories have been appearing with more and more frequency warning that newly registered voters are being or will be challenged on Election Day, and that Read more »

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Asheville’s Downtown Master Plan – Update

Members of Asheville’s African American community participating in Master Planning sessions. Asheville’s African American Community Continues Collaboration Efforts by Sarah Williams The Asheville Downtown Master Read more »

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Candidate Forums Scheduled for October 27

The Asheville-Buncombe League of Women Voters, joined by Children First/Communities in Schools of Buncombe County, Kids Voting, and Mountain Xpress, will present two candidate forums at Read more »

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Debt Clock – Invented and bankrolled by New York real estate developer Seymour Durst, the 11-by-26 foot National Debt Clock was erected in 1989. When Read more »

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Predatory Lending in African American Communities

The signs are not positive that the bailout passed by Congress will work. by Stack Kenny On October 1 the Washington Bureau of the NAACP Read more »

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Ardent Toastmaster Wallace Bohannan Wins Humor Contest

Wallace Bohanan from staff reports Four Seasons Toastmasters Club played host to the annual Humorous Speech Contest held at the Lake Pointe Landing Center in Read more »

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NAACP Urgent Action Alert

As Congress passes a $700 billion bail-out for Wall Street, homeowners on the backstreets facing foreclosure also need assistance. The Issue As Congress and the Read more »

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