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Trump pushes Congress for new health law after court ruling

After a federal judge ruled that the Obama-era health overhaul was "invalid," President Donald Trump is looking to congressional leaders to come up with a replacement even as the White House says the current law will remain in place for now.

NC’s Blue Cross cutting ‘Obamacare’ prices despite changes

North Carolina's largest health insurer says it's cutting some individual premiums for the first time in over a quarter century, but the savings on subsidized "Obamacare" coverage would have been much larger if Washington had left the law alone.

Trump’s move may nudge holdout GOP states, including NC, to expand Medicaid

In an ironic twist, the Trump administration's embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor.

Blue Cross Blue Shield ACA rates going up 14 percent in 2018

North Carolina officials announced Wednesday that Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) can raise its rates for Affordable Care Act plans next year.

GOP senator says deal set on payments to health insurers

A key Republican senator said Tuesday he's reached a deal with his Democratic counterpart on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. At the White House, the president spoke favorably about the bipartisan pact.

President Trump signs order to promote health care choice, competition

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's executive order on health care (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump predicts "millions and millions...

White House to order health care alternatives

The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows failed efforts by Congress to overhaul the health care system.

Birth control: Trump expands opt-out for workplace insurance

President Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections.

Price’s exit further complicates GOP health care push

The ouster of Tom Price as President Donald Trump's health secretary is yet another self-inflicted blow for Republicans wishing to put their own stamp on health care — and the latest distraction for a White House struggling to advance its agenda after months of turmoil.

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New Hanover Wildcats ready to right ship after below average spring season

The New Hanover Wildcats finished a football season with a record of .500 or worse for the first time in a decade in the pandemic-shortened season of the spring of 2021.

UNCW says no students have tried using fake vaccine cards to bypass testing requirements

As administrators prepare for the upcoming fall semester and COVID-19 continues to spread, college and university officials are met with a new challenge of detecting fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.

Suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

The suspect then veered at the deputy as the suspect tried to hit the officer with his vehicle. Both WPD and NHCSO fired upon the suspect, striking him at least once.

Resort style rental property project proposed for the town of Navassa

A resort style rental community might be coming to the town of Navassa.