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More To The Story: Spartanburg Election Results

Nov 22, 2017
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Two significant things happened after Spartanburg voters went to the polls on November 7th. First, voters passed a penny sales tax and votes were so tight, that a new mayor was yet to be known.  This subject matter was discussed during this More to the Story from Nov. 15, 2017 with Reporter Bob Montgomery of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's More to the Story, Paul Foster- WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Regional Host for NPR's Morning Edition

More To The Story: Western NC's Opioid Addiction

Nov 22, 2017
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  Social Issues and Education Reporter for the Asheville Citizen Times, Alexandria Bordas joined WNCW for this important More to the Story to talk about the national, statewide, and regional problem of Opioid Addiction.  Alexandria has been working on a series of articles on this issue and how its affected Asheville, Buncombe County, and Western North Carolina.  This segment originally aired November 8, 2017.

Posted by Host and Producer of More To The Story- Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

More To The Story- Real Life, Real People Stories

Nov 8, 2017

Ron Barnett has been writing for the Greenville News for over 25-years now.  His columns also appear in the Anderson Mail.  Ron says "Everybody has a story and everyone's is unique." His current series is called Real Life - Real People.  This edition of More to the Story, provides Ron the chance to talk about some of his recent stories and long time memories writing his pieces. This segment first aired on WNCW, Oct. 25, 2017.

Amazon's front door
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Amazon is searching for a second headquarters.  A $5 billion project that could add nearly 50,000 jobs.  Can Charlotte become that second home of a new Amazon campus? Katie Peralta of the Charlotte Observer covers the details in this More to the Story from October 11, 2017.

Posted by Host and Producer of More to the Story- Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer, News and PSA Coordinator, and Regional Host for Morning Edition

More To The Story: Mission Health vs. Blue Cross NC

Oct 10, 2017

Making sense of the Mission Health - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina dispute was discussed with State and Federal Politics and Government Reporter- Mark Barrett of the Asheville Citizen-Times.  Since this interview, Mission Health with hospitals in Asheville and throughout Western NC, did end a relationship with Blue Cross/Blue Shield.  Is it all about money?  How is this effecting an individual's important health insurance?  This interview originally aired October 4, 2017.

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