North Carolina

Environment
4:26 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

N.C. Vultures Not Welcome At Public Boat Ramps

Vultures are causing damages to vehicles at public boat ramps. The state urges people to discourage them by cleaning away fish remains or bait when fishing in these areas.
Credit animalstown.com

A North Carolina agency is asking for the public’s help to deter a wildlife nuisance at boat ramps.

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Business
5:00 am
Thu July 31, 2014

NC Retailers Host Own Tax-Free Weekend Events

August 8-10, all clothing at NWNC Goodwill locations will be 25 percent off.
Kathryn Mobley 88.5 WFDD

NC retailers offer big discount to keep local dollars in the state.

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Medicaid
9:41 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Gov. McCrory: Best to Gradually Reform North Carolina's Medicaid System

Dr. Martha Perry (l) leads Governor Pat McCory (c) and DHHS Sec. Aldona Wos (r) on a tour of the Cone Health Center for Children. Dr. Perry specializes in adolescent medicine and is the medical director.
Kathryn Mobley 88.5 WFDD

Governor Pat McCrory visits the Triad, stirs up support for his Medicaid reform proposal.

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NC Voting Law
6:27 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Closing Arguments Expected in Injunction Hearing against NC's Voting Law

Expert claims Caucasians don't use early voting and same day registration as much as African Americans. This is part of the argument in a federal injunction hearing to stop North Carolina's voting law from being used in the November General Election.
Credit Kathryn Mobley / 88.5 WFDD

A federal hearing challenging North Carolina’s voting law is coming to an end.

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NC Voting Law
9:17 am
Wed July 9, 2014

NC's Attorneys Grill Witness to Support State's Belief of Possible Voter Fraud

Many people believe North Carolina's new voting law is throwing the state back into the days of segregation.
Credit Kathryn Mobley / 88.5 WFDD

It’s a battle of numbers as Civil Rights groups and the state of North Carolina debate the possibility of voter fraud.

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