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Alcohol-monitoring for some N.C. parents could save lives. Uncertainty about the law presents a roadblock.

By Lucas Thomae Carolina Public Press For months now, Michael Dean Smith said, he has feared his infant daughter will be hurt or killed in a drunk-driving related accident with the mother of …

These paramedics are for more than just emergencies in N.C. communities

By Vibhav Nandagiri On a street corner east of Durham’s downtown, Cheryl Riley spotted a woman sitting on a ledge outside a grocery store, her upper body bobbing back and forth. Riley, a Durham …

No state budget this year means Medicaid could run low 

By Grace Vitaglione NC Medicaid costs fluctuate each year. The state Department of Health and Human Services forecasts how costs might change and asks the legislature for funding adjustments …
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