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Education and Health Reporter for the Asheville Citizen Times, Brian Gordon, made a return to 'More to the Story' to talk about his recent article on Mission Hospital's parent company HCA Healthcare.  He also spoke about other stories involving Buncombe County's education leaders and their handling of on-going virtual school due to COVID-19 including information about ceremonies for high school graduates.  This conversation first aired on WNCW April 29, 2020. 


This segment of More to the Story (originally aired March 25, 2020) dealt with the effects of the on-going Coronavirus pandemic in Buncombe County, NC and Asheville as of 3/24.  Editor and Columnist for the Asheville Citizen Times - Casey Blake talked about the rapidly changing circumstances caused by this health crisis.  Social distancing, closed businesses, unemployment, county, city, and state measures to cut in to the virus were all discussed.

Casey Blake, Opinions Editor and Columnist with the Asheville Citizen Times returns to WNCW's 'More to the Story' to address recent headlines. The conversation includes facts about the growing number of individuals diagnosed with Legionaire's Disease after attending the Mountain State Fair. The editor also talkes about concerns about how authorities handle the city's fight against drugs, prostitution and homelessness.  The conversation first hit the airwaves on October 2, 2019.

Returning for this segment of 'More to the Story' was Asheville Citizen-Times Opinions Editor and Columnist, Casey Blake, who covered recent stories written by her colleagues  at the paper. Discussion included should city workers in Asheville get an increase in pay to a brewery restoring an historic building to record temperatures.  This interview first aired on May 22, 2019.

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Columnist /Reporter John Boyle of the Asheville Citizen-Times was guest on this segment of More To The Story to cover some of his recent articles.  This included naming rights (licensing) of the current U.S. Cellular Center.  The building has been the long time home to big music concerts and other entertainers of all kind and was known many years as the Asheville Civic Center.  Will U.S.

Opinions Editor and Columnist with The Asheville Citizen-Times- Casey Blake recapped recent stories from the region - including Bill Murdock, who has now resigned as CEO of Eblen Charities, one of the largest non-profit groups based in Western NC, due to something from his past.  Blake also spoke about a legal matter involving Conservative Activist James O'Keefe.  This interview originally aired March 20, 2019 on More to the Story.