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NC Medicaid shortfall estimated from $69M to $140M

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North Carolina officials say they expect a funding shortfall for the state's Medicaid system for this fiscal year. But it doesn't appear at the moment to be as large as last year. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Mom and daughter strengthen relationship at gym

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videoStarting a workout or diet program is not easy, especially alone. So, some find a partner with whom they can share their successes and challenges. Full story...
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Judge rejects Duke's call to stay ruling

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A judge is rejecting Duke Energy's attempt to stop a ruling that would force the company to take immediate action to clean up its coal ash dumps. But Duke asked Ridgeway to stay the ruling until the company could appeal. Duke officials did not immediately return telephone calls seeking comment Thursday. Full story...
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CFPUA postpones work that would have meant northside boil water advisory

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) has postponed work that will require a precautionary boil water advisory for homes and businesses in a portion of the north side of Wilmington. The work was scheduled to be done Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Wos: NC ready to meet food stamp deadline

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Just a week after North Carolina's health secretary said it would be difficult to erase a backlog of outstanding food stamp applications by the end of the month, she now says it's possible. Full story...
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Asheville abortion services to move to new clinic

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A Planned Parenthood facility scheduled to open this summer will take over the abortion services provided by another clinic in Asheville. The suspension came days after Gov. Pat McCrory signed legislation TO regulate abortion clinics. Full story...
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Mental health advocates question Dix plans

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Some mental health advocates are questioning the city of Raleigh's plans to turn the old Dorothea Dix psychiatric hospital into a park. Full story...
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School ball field safe for kids despite coal ash

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State regulators say it is safe to use the athletic field at a Brunswick County school, even though coal ash was spread to elevate it more than 20 years ago. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Plank for strength, stay for balance

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videoIn the Fit Minute, we work on balance again. But, all the moves are on the ground this time. How does that improve your balance? Well, personal trainers say balance comes from strength, especially core strength. So, doing different types of planks will help you strengthen your torso muscles all while working on your balance. Full story...
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