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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.

10/11/2013

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Food Lion Donates $500K To Help WIC Families

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Food Lion is donating $500,000 to several North Carolina food banks to help people who lost federal food vouchers because of the government shutdown. Food Lion is donating the money in […]

10/10/2013

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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.

10/08/2013

File photo of a pregnant woman holding her stomach. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

NC WIC Program Going On For Now Despite Shutdown

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state-run but federally funded program designed to ensure proper nutrition for pregnant women and their young children is still taking applications for now in North Carolina despite the partial government […]

10/04/2013

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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