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CBO: Repealing ACA could mean 32 million would lose insurance

If a replacement plan isn’t implemented following the dismantling of the law, CBO estimates that 18 million people would become uninsured in the first year, and premiums would rise by 20 to 25 percent for individual policies purchased through marketplaces or directly from insurers.
Teacher Sarah Osborne and student Madeline Chandler talk about big trip ahead. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
11 hours ago
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Local students will travel to presidential inauguration

A group of area students are traveling to Washington D.C. to see the 58th Presidential Inauguration.
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16 hours ago
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List of House Democrats boycotting inauguration now at 30

More than 30 House Democrats plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, casting the Republican businessman as a threat to democracy.
Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)
1 day ago
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Brunswick County judge heading to inauguration

A Brunswick County judge is packing her suitcase and heading to Capitol Hill this week to attend Donald Trump's inauguration.
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2 days ago
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Obama honors Chicago Cubs at White House

Cubs players filed into the White House East Room on Martin Luther King Day for Obama's final ceremony for a championship sports team.
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2 days ago
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Judge temporarily halts NC Medicaid expansion effort

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the federal government from quickly approving any proposal by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to expand Medicaid to more people through President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
Dr. Martin Luther King, John Lewis, Reverend Jessie Douglas, and James Farmer during the civil rights movement, 1965 (Photo: Spider Martin / NMAAHC)
2 days ago
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Trump to meet with MLK’s son amidst John Lewis controversy

Trump, who is scheduled to meet with King's son later in the day, may be trying to put behind him the controversy over his criticism of John Lewis, a black congressman and civil rights icon.
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800,000-900,000 people expected for inauguration, protests

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question.