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NC rural health care in jeopardy
Friday, September 22, 2017
RALEIGH – Rural communities in North Carolina could have reduced access to medical care if Congress doesn't act before the end of the month. Two federal programs that help provide supplemental funding to rural hospitals will lose their funding if programs aren't allowed to continue. Currently, nine hospitals in the Tar Heel State receive funds to
 
Seniors: Know your rights in nursing homes
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
RALEIGH – "Please don't put me in a nursing home" is a sentiment I hear often from my senior clients. Many people seem to equate nursing homes with captivity and the end of all freedom. Realistically, though, as we live longer than our predecessors – often with various disabilities and debilitating health problems – nursing homes will
 
NC women take matters into their own hands
Monday, September 18, 2017
RALEIGH – There are more than 225,000 women-owned businesses in North Carolina, and at least that many female entrepreneurs working to navigate access to capital and resources. That fact is what is driving a new crowdsourcing effort for women-owned businesses coming to parts of North Carolina. In less than a year, iFundWomen has driven more than $1
 
NCCU junior named HBCU All-Star
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities has named student Denzel Goodlin, a junior social work major, as an HBCU All-Star. The program was established in 2010 as part of former President Barack Obama’s Executive Order. Goodlin is among 75 students selected as HBCU All-Stars based on high achievement in academics,
 
Grant to bring 'stories to life' for DPS students
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
“Stories Come to Life,” a grant-funded language arts workshop, will expand this year to reach more than 600 Durham students at Neal, Lowe’s Grove and James E. Shepard middle schools. Organized by the Durham Arts Council, this interactive program is designed to help underperforming students improve their writing, reading and communication
 

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Healing Crusade

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