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.


(Photo by: Nichole Jaworski/CBS Charlotte)

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 […]


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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.


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 […]


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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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