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MAIN News Archives for May 2001

Democrats offer new plan for rural broadband
WNC death rate linked to air pollution
Rail service could improve air quality
WNC film industry stalls
WNC rail service gets boost
White House vandalism story retracted
Asheville march evokes police response
Fund to help tobacco farmers find new crops
Citizens critique Citizen-Times
LEAF weekend: World-beat music, arts, culture
WNC bank storms Internet with high CD rate
Richard Reeves on Bush foreign aid policy
Company donates Catawba River buffers
WNC protesters get six-months in prison
Spanish-speaking parents want to help schools
CNN reports: Jeffords to leave GOP
Sen. Carter's school suspension bill advances
White House "vandalism" probe completed
WNC air quality report due Friday
AOL increases rate for unlimited use
Broadband access? Be patient, says new FCC head
SUV, minivan loopholes draw fire
Hemlock-killing parasite in WNC
Home-grown food campaign launched
Bush and the environment
Logging "ceremony" avoided local media
Smoky Mountain Trout Festival
How PBS excludes the public
Power shortages called "artificial"
Nesbitt eyes tobacco money for budget crisis
WNC air pollution may force EPA sanctions
Smart-Growth celebrates development efforts
Easley asks lawmakers to spare education
Citizens rally to save local 4-H camp
Parkway publishes unique viewfinder
Local website for women launched
Strive Not to Drive Week
Panel sets 50-foot Catawba River buffer
WNC senators oppose Bush energy plan -
Sen. Carter's Statement -
Sen. Metcalf's Statement
Bill Moyers on journalism and power
WNC crafts economy surpasses tobacco
John Hope Franklin to visit YMI Center
Effort to save Arctic wildlife refuge launched
Mystery elk killed in Madison County
Hill Center and MAIN recycle computers
When corporations rule the world
Tribe organizing watershed protection
Nature's air-cleaner declining
Ban on payday lending proposed (sorry, this story no longer available from
N.C. school board targets textbook errors
DSL rates rising (sorry, this story no longer available from
Scholar links Christianity to other religions
Helms flip-flops on judgeship
Mountain air gets low grade