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Uncertainty Ahead for North Carolina under Obamacare

Uncertainty Ahead for North Carolina under Obamacare

Sherry Graham never stopped helping her daughter, giving up a big chunk of her monthly pension and Social Security income to pay the younger woman’s $420 health insurance bill. The Raleigh 72-year-old said she hopes the online marketplace for private ...

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Police at NCCU Stop Armed Gunman on Campus

Police at NCCU Stop Armed Gunman on Campus

Campus police at North Carolina Central University in Durham shot and killed a man armed with a shotgun in an incident that prompted a three-hour lockdown at the school, university officials said on Tuesday. The lockdown of all campus buildings ...

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North Carolina Motor Fuel Tax Drops .1 Cent

North Carolina Motor Fuel Tax Drops .1 Cent

North Carolina’s motor fuels tax is about to fall, but the change amounts to a drop in the bucket. The tax for gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels will decrease from 37.6 cents to 37.5 cents per gallon for the period ...

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North Carolina To Lose Obamacare Health Exchange Insurer

North Carolina To Lose Obamacare Health Exchange Insurer

Oh no. Who possibly could have seen THIS coming? FirstCarolinaCare Insurance Co. announced Thursday that it has abandoned its plan to offer health insurance coverage through North Carolina’s online marketplace, which opens in three weeks. The Pinehurst-based insurance company had ...

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170 New Charter Schools for North Carolina

170 New Charter Schools for North Carolina

As many as 170 new charter schools could open in North Carolina in 2015, including 39 in the Triangle and 43 in Mecklenburg County. State education officials said those groups met Friday’s deadline to submit letters of intent to be ...

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Soldiers Return Home To North Carolina

Soldiers Return Home To North Carolina

Hundreds of local heroes made their way home Sunday after spending almost a year overseas. More than 120 soldiers of the North Carolina National Guard’s 5-113th Field Artillery Battalion came home to friends and family in High Point. The unit spent ...

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Tax and Tag Begins September 1st

Tax and Tag Begins September 1st

North Carolina motorists are going to have to pay their vehicle property tax and registration bill at the same time if they want to get their tags. The new Tax and Tag Together Program is taking effect Sept. 1 Margaret ...

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NC Legislation Ends Education Without Representation

NC Legislation Ends Education Without Representation

North Carolina college students still have to worry about paying for textbooks and waking up in time for class, but thanks to Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, they no longer have to face disciplinary charges from their universities without representation. On ...

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