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Free kids health screenings Saturday

"Kids Health and Fun Day" happens Saturday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School in Ash.

Kids will enjoy pony rides, bounce houses, petting zoo and more. Parents, treat your children to free scoliosis screenings, spinal checks, eye exams and dental exams.

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NC bill supports compensation for eugenics victims

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State legislators have filed a bill recommending that people forcibly sterilized decades ago in North Carolina get $50,000 each. Full story...
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NC disability rights group files federal complaint

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A disability rights group has filed a federal complaint charging that North Carolina children in private psychiatric facilities did not receive proper educational services. Full story...
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Jordan adds Novant hospitals to endorsement list

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Michael Jordan is perhaps the world's best known pitchman. Now a North Carolina hospital group is joining the likes of Nike and Hanes in having Wilmington's hoops legend promote them. Full story...
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New program helps bring local produce to your table

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video Looking for fresh, locally grown produce, but don't have the time to shop around? We might have a solution for you. The Feast Down East local food buying club recently opened to the public, and it does not just benefit your health. Full story...
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