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WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans are forging their own path on the effort to overhaul the U.S. tax code, offering a plan Thursday that would delay an immediate corporate tax cut President Donald Trump has demanded and blow up House Republicans' carefully crafted compromise on a controversial tax deduction.

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This evening, Marion joined 89 other cities and counties in North Carolina that have adopted a "brunch bill" ordinance. At the regular meeting, the Marion City Council unanimously approved the sale of alcoholic beverages before noon on Sundays after a new state law gave them the option. The …

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The Marion City Council will consider a new taxicab business for Marion and clearing away dilapidated structures at the first regular meeting for April.

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Gov. Roy Cooper came to McDowell County Tuesday morning and announced that Baxter Healthcare's North Cove plant will expand and add 90 jobs. A separate small company in Nebo will get a grant that will allow them to hire up to 28 people. This is a developing story, so check back for more deta…

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  • By MIKE CONLEY nconley@mcdowellnews.com
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After a public hearing and a discussion that lasted almost 90 minutes, the McDowell County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to move forward with buying the former RockTenn building and property in downtown Marion for possible use as county office space.

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RALEIGH - As a result of the numerous wildfires striking McDowell and western North Carolina, Governor Pat McCrory has issued a State of Emergency.