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Hospital Closing After N.C. Doesn’t Expand Medicaid

A small community hospital in eastern North Carolina is closing after state officials declined Medicaid expansion under the federal Affordable Care Act.

09/05/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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NAACP Prepares 9th Protest Over Unemployment Cuts

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is calling for a mass rally to mark the ninth week of protests at the state legislature and cuts to unemployment benefits. The NAACP […]

CBS Charlotte–07/01/2013

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NAACP Protesters’ Cases Delayed, 100 More Arrested

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 people were arrested Monday following what police called the largest NAACP-led demonstration yet against the policies of the Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature. The eighth week of what the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/25/2013

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NAACP Protesters Court Cases Delayed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Court cases have been delayed for the first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina Legislature. Seventeen protesters were scheduled to appear in Wake County District Court […]

CBS Charlotte–06/24/2013

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NAACP Protesters Go To Court Ahead Of Latest Rally

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina legislature are heading to court the same day the group plans to hold its latest rally against the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/24/2013

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Poverty In America: Facts About Welfare

(CBS Charlotte) — Too often, poor Americans are judged, criticized and labeled simply because they do not make a lot of money or because they are “welfare dependent.” There are a plethora of stereotypes that […]

CBS Charlotte–06/21/2013

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NC NAACP Prepares For Seventh Week Of Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Chapter of the NAACP is readying for another week of protests that have led to the arrest of nearly 400 people since late April. Chapter president the Rev. […]

CBS Charlotte–06/17/2013

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NC Protests Split On Bible’s Message To Help Poor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the last two months, hundreds of protesters have walked out of North Carolina’s capitol in handcuffs to oppose policies by the Republican-controlled Legislature. While a broader coalition of supporters is […]

CBS Charlotte–06/12/2013

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Clergy To Lead Sixth Week Of NC NAACP Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is preparing a sixth week of protests in a series of demonstrations that’s led to the arrests of more than 300 people. Chapter president […]

CBS Charlotte–06/07/2013

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