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Register, insure mopeds OK'd by NC Senate panel
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:06am.

The state Senate is sticking for now with new moped regulations that would require both North Carolina scooter operators to have insurance as well as those vehicles registered with the state.

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McCrory willing to review Medicaid expansion later
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 8:09am.

Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd be willing to consider expanding Medicaid in North Carolina through the federal health care overhaul law once the state's system is repaired after years of cost overruns.

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NC doctor urges African-Americans to donate blood
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 7:56am.

A Charlotte doctor is appealing to African-Americans to donate blood to help battle sickle-cell disease.

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FIT MINUTE - Sculpt your slouching shoulders
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:43pm.

videoMany any of us sit at a desk all day, slouched over and stressed out. That does a number on our happiness, and on our shoulders.

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Third case of mosquito-borne virus reported in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:48pm.

A third case of a mosquito-borne virus that can sicken victims for weeks has been confirmed in North Carolina.

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NAACP seeks to extend deadline for eugenics claims
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:36pm.

North Carolina's NAACP is sending an open letter to the governor, speaker of the House and state Senate leaders seeking a yearlong deadline extension for victims of the state's eugenics program.

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Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:41am.

The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

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Veterans Affairs holds Agent Orange town hall meeting in Wilmington
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Sat, 06/28/2014 - 5:39pm.

video Veterans from all over the United States came to Wilmington to fight for a cause at the Agent Orange town hall meeting.

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Excess drinking kills one in ten
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:17pm.

The CDC just released a shocking study about alcohol and how it's killing a large number of people every year.

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Bill would help victims in Camp Lejeune, Asheville
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:24pm.

Two North Carolina congressional leaders have introduced legislation they say will help people exposed to contaminated water near a closed Asheville factory and a Marines Corp base.

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