Government shutdown

North Carolina will resume benefits for poor woman and children. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Carolina To Continue WIC Program After Securing Funds

North Carolina state government announced it will resume issuing benefits to poor women and their children through a federally funded program.


President Barack Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Americans Speaking Out On Gov’t Shutdown: ‘I Think Obama Is Being Kind Of Crappy’

The red-blue divide has become deeper and more ominous in recent weeks as the two parties have bickered their way closer to possible economic disaster.


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NC Inn Stays Open, Declares Victory Over Shutdown

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A private hotel and restaurant forced to close during the partial federal government shutdown because it leases a federal government building on federally owned land is reopening its doors along the […]


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NC Won’t Issue More WIC Vouchers For October

A state-run program that gets federal dollars to ensure proper nutrition for pregnant women and their young children won’t issue any vouchers beyond those already given out for October.



Inn On Blue Ridge Parkway Stays Open Despite Gov’t Shutdown

The operator of the Pisgah Inn says he will remain open despite a shutdown order from the National Park Service


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Shutdown Could Deal Blow To NC Tourism

For North Carolina’s tourism industry, it’s a bad time for a federal government shutdown.


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How The Government Shutdown Affects You

(CBS Charlotte) — For the first time in 17 years, Congress could not come to an agreement about how to fund the government — before the midnight deadline. Throughout the disagreement on how to fund […]



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