Archive for December 2012

The President’s Plan to Extend the Middle-Class Tax Cuts

Impact for North Carolina White House Press “We should not hold the middle-class hostage while we debate tax cuts for the wealthy. We should at Read more »

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Montford Point Marines Recognized

From Our Nation’s Capitol By U.S. Senator Kay Hagan I recently met Colonel Grover Lewis of the U.S. Marine Corps, who in 2005 became one Read more »

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How Tax Changes Will Affect NC Families

Examples of middle-class North Carolina families who will see their taxes rise if the middle-class tax cuts are not extended. EXAMPLE 1: Typical North Carolina Read more »

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North Carolina Becomes a Red State, Ending 50 Years as a Progressive Light in the South

by Moe White In 2012, progressives across North Carolina celebrated as the Democratic National Convention came to Charlotte to nominate Barack Obama for a second Read more »

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Holiday Church Events & Services

New Beginnings Non-Denominational Church December 15 – Christmas Fellowship Gathering at 6 p.m. Several music groups participating. December 22, Ducker Road Community Involvement Council 8th Read more »

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Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Lawyers’ Committee Submits Testimony to Senate Hearing WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Richard J. Durbin held an important hearing December 12 on “Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline” Read more »

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Rededication of Historic Temple Beth Ha Tephila

Congregation Beth Ha Tephila, located at 43 North Liberty Street, will hold a rededication celebration weekend to commemorate the new building features of the congregation Read more »

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The MSD-Water Merger

Staff Reports Defend Our Water! Photos by Grace Curry and Valerie Hoh On Election Day, 86% of Asheville Voters voted NO to the selling or Read more »

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Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast

Marching Toward Justice The Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County has announced that Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe will be the keynote speaker Read more »

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Community Corner – December 2012

What’s Happening Locally Change is inevitable. The Asheville-Buncombe area is quickly growing through different initiatives – many funded by taxpayer dollars categorized as grants. Private Read more »

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