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We’ll Be Watching You
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We’ll Be Watching You

Plaintiffs exact promises from city in exchange for settling anti-bond lawsuit The plaintiffs in a lawsuit over the legality of $74 million worth of general obligation bonds have settled their dispute with the City of Asheville out of court. The case had been under appeal since last October but had not yet been calendared for...

Episode 3 – Not The Tyler Cralle After Hours Show
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Episode 3 – Not The Tyler Cralle After Hours Show

On this episode of Tavern Voices, Kevin King and Tyler Cralle discuss why it’s not the Tyler Cralle After Hours show and Kevin’s inability to shoot clays, while simultaneously tackling Roy Cooper’s slush fund, the debate over K-5 classroom size, and the impending national financial disaster.

LRU – Lazy River University
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LRU – Lazy River University

This week, an opinion piece in the New York Times went after the new extravagance in Higher Education, lazy rivers. If you follow what I go after here on Tavern Voices, it’s the cost of college and the impact it’s having on an entire generation. Instead of getting better, universities are becoming even more irresponsible....

College is Crippling America
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College is Crippling America

College attendance used to be synonymous with success. “Go to college and you’ll be set for life” they would say. Entering undergrad in fall of 2006, this was as true as ever, or so we were told. Four years later, a bleak picture became the reality as the double whammy of a massive recession paired...