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MAIN News Archives for August 2001

UNC tuition increased 9 percent
Pay-day lending ends tonight
NC job growth stagnant
New deal may save clean air bill
Fish advisory lifted for Pigeon River
Brevard festival features films by women
Hispanic culture growing in NC
Contractors to continue Dupont Forest suit
Budget crisis hurting teachers
Group hopes to preserve more mountain land
Looking Glass Falls closed for trail repairs
Consumers on financial acid trip?
How to be a satisfied media consumer
Catawba anti-immigrant rally sparks response
Democracy and the Wealth Gap
New River saved 25 years ago
Developer gives up fight for Dupont Forest
Redistricting plans coming into focus
Proposed RV park threatens Little Tennessee
Goombay Festival set for Aug. 24-26
Helms to announce retirement
Cable ISP on the brink
Henderson debates stream buffers
Counties must provide assisted-living records - Buncombe leads state in access
Budget surplus drained
MAIN members featured in USA Today
Tax on seed, fertilizer considered
Environment takes back seat to budget crisis
Underground gas tanks still leaking
Sewage discharge into French Broad targetted
"Riverkeeper" named for French Broad
Organic Apple Field Day set for Aug. 29
I-26 widening may hinge on environmental regs
Is the corporation obsolete?
"Gang of Eight" oppose Easley tax plan
Duke seeks new licenses for nuclear plants
Affordable housing in disguise
NC official sees slow economic recovery
Easley to offer tax plan tonight
Franklin Graham blasts Andie MacDowell film
Haywood to launch bus service Sept. 4
Watauga residents protest asphalt plants
Governors urge end to e-tax ban
Madison flood damaged hiking trails
NC city tests porous concrete to stem pollution
Study reveals growing "web bug" surveillance
Bird lore and superstition
A tribute to Robert Bushyhead
Nader praises 'civic courage' of Denver Post
Hendersonville trolley is catching on
NC air quality show to air Aug. 14, 10 p.m.
Craft co-op celebrates 25 years
Park may ban ramp harvest
Local reps discuss state budget crisis
Mars Hill play revisits local legend
Opinion: Roadless areas now
AOL, MSN rank at bottom of customer survey
Blue Cross to raise rates sharply
DMV offers more online services
Dissident Democrats may hold key to state tax hike
Family visitation center to open in Asheville
Census error may cost NC $162 million
Study links heat with sprawl
Madison County awaits governor's decision on flood relief
1990s boom economy bypassed many in the Carolinas
Congress seeks energy task force records
Asheville election candidates listed
NC leads nation in child immunization
Many interesting races across WNC
Cradle of Forestry to present air quality seminar
Local artists to raise $$$ for Parkway
GOP retaliates against Mitchell rep
River reclassification hearing gets heated
"Youth Day of Peace" to unite kids, seniors
Tunnel repairs could slow Smokies tourism