Like many cities across the country, North Carolina is wrangling to stretch available resources to prevent and treat people impacted by the prevalence of opioids.

Up to 30 people living near Chemours’ Fayetteville Works facility will have their blood and urine tested for  the presence of GenX and other substances, state officials said. 

Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence

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Dozens living near Chemours plant to have blood, urine tested for GenX

Up to 30 people living near Chemours’ Fayetteville Works facility will have their blood and urine tested for  the presence of GenX and other substances, state officials said. 
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Trump corrects his quote, says he misspoke on Russian meddling

Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he had misspoken when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.

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FDA recalls common blood pressure medicine due to cancer concerns

A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday, a week after 22 other countries recalled it because the drug contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.
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Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on values

Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values now under threat in an impassioned address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth.

Man accused of selling prescription drug that treats opioid addiction

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Anglers will be able to reel in red snapper after nearly decade ban

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NC senators issue statements on Trump-Putin meeting

Following a news conference, during which President Trump again referred to the investigation into Russian involvement in the election as "a witch hunt" and blamed both the US and Russia for strained relations between the superpowers, North Carolina's US senators, both Republicans, issued statements.

NC county to permit alligator hunting due to over population

Have you been wanting to up your game, like maybe to the size of a gator? Well, now is your chance because Hyde County will soon allow alligator hunting.

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