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  1. Laila Burk, a rising sixth grade student, is spending some of her summer break reading the Harry Potter series of books. She reads daily.

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    • Jul. 23, 2014

    Most students lose math and reading skills at an alarming rate over summer break.

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  4. Heart attack survivor, 23, now women's health advocate

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  6. From our archives: Asheville Police Department Cold Case Unit seeks closure, justice

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  7. Firefighter killed in Asheville blaze

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  9. Obituaries

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    Dear Editor: It was a chilly, dank, and dewy Black Mountain midnight. I took several steps outside of my apartment with my sweet little pooch for one last pit stop before we say goodnight. My neighbor is exiting his driveway in his car and shouts to me:...

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  12. New VA facility likely to add jobs

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