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NHRMC program gets students acquainted with the world of health care

A program at New Hanover Regional Medical Center gives high school students first hand experience in the world of health care, and Tuesday night a graduation ceremony was held for the students.

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.

VA hopes to start seeing patients in Wilmington as soon as Wednesday

The VA could see patients in Wilmington as soon as Wednesday, but it may not be in the Wilmington VA Health Care Center at Wilmington International Airport.

Study: ‘Medicare for all’ projected to cost $32.6 trillion

Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would boost government health spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years, requiring historic tax hikes, says a study released Monday by a university-based libertarian policy center.

Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher

President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and — unlike the plan he released last year — never comes close to promising a balanced ledger even after 10 years.

Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire creating new health care company

Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find quality care "at a reasonable cost."

Trump tweets that 401(k) contributions ‘safe’ in tax plan

President Donald Trump promised Monday there will be "no change" to tax incentives for the popular 401(k) retirement programs.

Rep. David Rouzer on health care, tax reform, and future town halls

Congressman David Rouzer stopped by the studio today to discuss a wide range of topics from healthcare, to infrastructure to his thought on large town hall events.

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.

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Two NC lawmakers who contract COVID were on same hunting trip

Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon of Brunswick County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.

Portion of Wrightsville Ave. closed for emergency sewer repair

A portion of Wrightsville Avenue closed to traffic on Tuesday so crews could make an emergency sewer repair.

Surf City to vote on paid parking again

The Town of Surf City is considering paid parking, again. 

Car chase ends after driver collides with Bladen County sheriff’s deputy

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit and the Community Impact Team (CIT) were in the Bladenboro area on Friday in response to community complaints of narcotics activity.