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NAACP plans to boycott NC

The NAACP is expected to announce plans for an economic boycott of North Carolina in response to laws enacted by the state’s conservative General Assembly. Cornell Brooks, national president of the civil-rights group, will hold a news conference on Friday in Raleigh.

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Wilmington port gains new service connecting with Europe

The Port of Wilmington is adding weekly container service connecting southeastern North Carolina to ports in Germany, England, Belgium and France. The service, featuring ships from Mediterranean Shipping Co. and Maersk Line, is expected to begin in April. It connects to some of the largest ports in Germany, England, Belgium and France.

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If Trump repeals the ACA, here's how employer-based healthcare could change

About half of Americans still have healthcare through their employer. The Affordable Care Act impacted employer-based healthcare plans, changing rules on lifetime limits and pre-existing conditions, birth control and much more. If the Trump administration decides to replace or repeal ACA, these benefits could disappear. … Click to Continue »

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At age 95, Sister Rose Marita won't be kept from her kitchen

The smell of banana bread permeated the Providence Hall activity room kitchen as Sister Rose Marita Riordan indulged in one of her passions. She loves to bake, and on Wednesdays, … Click to Continue »

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