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The Ashe County High School Huskies soccer team (13-10-1) lost its final game before the state playoffs on Monday, Oct. 29, in a neutral site 3-1 loss to the Wilkes Central Eagles (15-4-3). Played on Watauga High School’s football field in Boone, the game was scheduled after the Huskies and …

Mr. Carl D. Tuttle, 80, of Tuttle Road, Fleetwood, N.C., passe…

In describing the GOP tax cuts, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that they and bonuses American workers were getting were “crumbs.” They were “tax cuts for the rich.” Some argued that the tax cuts would reduce revenues. Pelosi predicted, “This thing will explode the deficit.” How abou…