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PEMBROKE — Legally blind, Artie Stewart earned an associate degree in business management three years ago.  

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RALEIGH — Blind and visually impaired voters in North Carolina may now request, receive, and return an accessible absentee ballot online. The system is compatible with screen readers.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Some blind workers hope to recover their jobs in Winston-Salem.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — At the nation’s largest employer of the blind, only a skeletal crew of workers remains.

After IFB Solutions lost its Veterans Affairs contracts, the nonprofit lost 99 jobs, and the layoffs aren’t over in its optical lab in Winston-Salem. In total, some 137 employees, including 76 blind people and 15 veterans, will face unemployment.

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