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Social Security

Sen. Hagan visits Wilmington, speaks about Medicare, debates and Ebola

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videoSenator Kay Hagan made a stop in the Port City to speak to seniors about the future of Medicare and Social Security. Full story...
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Authorities: 4-decade fugitive from NC used dead boys' IDs

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Investigators in Iowa are crediting facial recognition technology with helping them capture an armed robber who escaped from a North Carolina prison in 1973. Full story...
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Small protest targets proposed benefit cuts

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a href="http://www.wwaytv3.com/node/42943" title="watch video">video Only a handful of people turned out for a protest at the Social Security Office in Wilmington today. Full story...
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Census finds reaching age 90 more likely than ever

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Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90. First-ever census figures on the 90-plus population show it's nearly tripled in size since 1980, to 1.9 million. Full story...
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Social Security recipients to get 3.6 percent increase

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Some 55 million Social Security recipients will get a 3.6 percent increase in benefits next year, their first raise since 2009. Full story...
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Social Security workers protest proposed cuts

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video It's hard times all around, and the federal government is feeling the squeeze as it is forced to make tough decisions when it comes to the budget. Today a group in Wilmington protested what may come of this battle. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: McIntyre challenges Pantano to Social Security pledge

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video It's getting down to the wire for Vote 2010. As time runs out, candidates are scrambling to get every last advantage. Some candidates are coming up with any way to get their name and face out there one last time before Tuesday. Full story...
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Social Security benefits have seniors worried

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videoFor the first time in more than 30 years Social Security recipients won't see an increase in their monthly checks. Local seniors say coping without their annual raise could be a struggle. Full story...
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Marino on Money: May 20

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videoThere have been longstanding issues with the Social Security system, and today's economic climate makes the program's future even more uncertain. Ross Marino takes a look at some of the things seniors and Generation X-ers can expect. Full story...
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