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  1. Gov. McCrory wants to change Medicaid, but DHHS struggles to manage programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... in its relationship with the legislature and the state's medical community. Sen. Ralph Hise, a Republican from Spruce Pine and the Senate's lead budget writer for DHHS, has become increasingly impatient with the Medicaid division, which has run over ...

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  2. Students retain right to religious speech9:56 pm | 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... the court will smite them.' It is more likely it was the desire to not cause discomfort to anyone. " A reader in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, wrote this: "What the law does mean is that teachers and principals, etc., can't force a student into ...

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  3. Art openings this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... be revisiting the gallery to discuss its works. The Puerto Rican artist with North Carolina ties (she lives in Spruce Pine) builds her artwork around the idea of environment. Her works are defined through folds, creases, twists and voluptuous ...

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  4. The $60M price for brillianceRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... from Pennsylvania – was rejected by the feds last week. And yet, they were surprised. Sen. Ralph Hise of Spruce Pine says DHHS officials told him last week that the feds would approve the plan, which is why state senators accounted for the ...

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  5. Old Time Music East and West'Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    ... been revived by such bands as Bandana. This group named itself after its local community, Bandana, which is near Spruce Pine. Band members are Andy John (cello and harmonica), Michael Hunt (Yiddish hammered dulcimer and bass drum with cymbal), Meg ...

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  6. The $60M price for brillianceRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... from Pennsylvania – was rejected by the feds last week. And yet, they were surprised. Sen. Ralph Hise of Spruce Pine says DHHS officials told him last week that the feds would approve the plan, which is why state senators accounted for the ...

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  7. Photos: Reception for Con relación al espacio exhibit at LaCa Projects, 5/8/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... featuring installations by Jeannine Marchand. The Puerto Rican artist with North Carolina ties (she lives in Spruce Pine) builds her artwork around the idea of environment. Using folds, creases, twists and voluptuous overlap she addresses space, ...

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  8. 'Violet'Read the original story

    May 30, 2014 | South Shore Record

    ... the tale of her journey and the two soldiers, one black and one white, whom she meets on the bus traveling from Spruce Pine, NC to Tulsa, OK. Based upon a story entitled "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts, the tale, set in 1969, is especially ...

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  9. NC Senate passes fracking bill in one weekRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    ... care transparency requirements for hospitals to additional health care providers, filed by Sen. Ralph Hise of Spruce Pine, referred May 19 to Senate Committee on Health Care. - S729 , a plan to close or convert the state's 33 coal ash ponds, ...

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  10. Violet's America: A Journey Through the South in 1964Read the original story

    May 16, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In Violet , it's September 4, 1964 when Violet Karl boards a bus in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, bound for Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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  11. Photos: Reception for Con relación al espacio exhibit at LaCa Projects, 5/8/2014Read the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... featuring installations by Jeannine Marchand. The Puerto Rican artist with North Carolina ties (she lives in Spruce Pine) builds her artwork around the idea of environment. Using folds, creases, twists and voluptuous overlap she addresses space, ...

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  12. Most GOP incumbents lead, but Tillis critic could lose NC House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | News Observer

    ... Most of those incumbents were leading their opponents in early returns. Sen. Ralph Hise, a Republican from Spruce Pine, was being outspent by the political action committee associated with the State Employees Association of North Carolina. The state ...

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  13. Stayin' Alive exhibit at McColl, among this weeks art openings in the Q.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... Con relacion al espacio at LaCa Projects: The Puerto Rican artist with North Carolina ties (she lives in Spruce Pine) builds her artwork around the idea of environment. Her newest series of installations, comprised as a body of work titled "A Room ...

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  14. Barnard alumna's music saves slow, plodding 'Violet'Read the original story

    May 2, 2014 | Columbia Spectator

    ... of Oz" story. Foster, in the eponymous role, sets out in the first scene on a journey from her hometown of Spruce Pine, North Carolina, on a mission to meet a televangelist whom she believes has the power to heal the massive scar that has disfigured ...

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  15. Tony winner Sutton Foster shines in a VioletaRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2014 | New York Post

    ... rewarding role to date. Set in 1964, the musical follows our feisty, 25-year-old heroine on a bus trip from tiny Spruce Pine, NC, to Tulsa, Okla., home to the televangelist she thinks can make her beautiful: As a 13-year-old girl (Emerson Steele), ...

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  16. Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell and Joshua Henry "Let It Sing" in Roundabout's VioletRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | Playbill

    ... title character - in short-story form, "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts - is a trusting young farm girl from Spruce Pine, N.C., who hops a Greyhound to get to her miracle, which happens to be in Tulsa in the form of a faith-healing ... 1 comment

  17. Forest Grove residents grab morning coffee with Police Chief Janie Schutz and company for first 'Coffee with a Cop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... in Scoggins Valley, near Forest Grove. He has ties with Penland School of Crafts, located in the small town of Spruce Pine, North Carolina. Schutz's husband, a veterinarian, treated the head of the school's llamas when he and Schutz lived in North ...

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  18. Greenway's 'Adenture' camp open house March 29Read the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | Fort Mill Times

    ... based at the Greenway, but overnight adventure and equestrian camps are also offered at Springmaid Mountain in Spruce Pine, N.C. Adventure Seekers is the Greenway’s largest camp series and will double in size again this year to accommodate more ...

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  19. Snow expected in North Carolina mountainsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | WBTV

    ... the state until midnight Tuesday. Forecasters say 2 to 4 inches of snow are possible around Boone, Newland and Spruce Pine. Up to 5 inches of snow are possible at the highest elevations near Waynesville. The advisory is in effect until 8 a.m. ...

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  20. Regional chefs in Food & Wine: Vote for your favesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2014 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... who said he's been highlighted in one national publication since the year his tiny but expanding restaurant in Spruce Pine opened, has also seen his family expand. The chef's son will turn 1 in May, and Allen said he hopes to get his new craft ...

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