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Enrollment for North Carolina Medicaid managed care ending

North Carolina Medicaid recipients are running out of time to ensure they’ll have no trouble getting the doctor they want when the program makes a significant shift soon.

North Carolina woman accused of selling unapproved COVID-19 remedies

A woman has been accused of selling unapproved COVID-19 remedies over the internet, the U.S. attorney’s office in New Hampshire said.

‘Born-alive’ abortion measure clears North Carolina Senate

North Carolina's Senate has approved a bill to require doctors to provide the same duty of care for children born alive after attempted abortions that they would for any other newborn child.

Reversing Trump, US restores transgender health protections

The Biden administration says the government will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care.

Indiana woman charged after daughter nearly died from lice

A southern Indiana woman faces child neglect charges after investigators said her 4-year-old daughter nearly died from a lice infestation so severe doctors had to give her multiple blood transfusions.

North Carolina GOP advances bill to ban Down syndrome abortions

North Carolina Republican lawmakers have advanced a bill to make it illegal for physicians to perform abortions because of the fetus’ race or a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

‘Horrible’ weeks ahead as India’s virus catastrophe worsens

A top expert is warning that the coming weeks in India will be “horrible,” as COVID-19 infections and deaths mount with alarming speed and there is no end in sight to the crisis.

US officials: Anxiety drove vaccine reactions in 5 states including NC

U.S. health officials have concluded that it was anxiety — and not a problem with the coronavirus vaccine — that caused fainting, dizziness and other short-term reactions in dozens of people earlier this month.

NC Sen. Tillis says he feels great after cancer surgery

North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis says he feels great following prostate cancer surgery earlier this month.

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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.