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Thursday, 24 October 2019 19:22

Army trains at Richmond County Airport

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ROCKINGHAM — The Army has taken control of Richmond County airspace — temporarily.

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke is joining several of its counterparts in the UNC System in waiving the standard application fee as part of College Application Week.

RALEIGH — Time is running out, and Medicaid transformation is imperiled.

State representatives began questioning whether Medicaid managed care will fail under its current timeline. The concerns came during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, meeting of the House Health Committee.

RALEIGH — If the General Assembly learned anything from recent decades of redistricting battles, it’s that the map-drawing process needs a thorough overhaul.

Thursday, 24 October 2019 12:42

Deadline approaching for Voter ID applications

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections is reminding colleges and universities, charter schools and state and local governments about upcoming deadlines to submit applications for their IDs to be eligible for use by voters in 2020.

RALEIGH — Senate Republicans introduced Wednesday, Oct. 23, a pair of mini-budget bills that would raise pay for K-12 educators and university employees.

RALEIGH — Health management company Aetna has charged the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services with manipulating the process for awarding Medicaid managed care contracts to favor Blue Cross N.C.

HAMLET — Recovery and discovery was the theme of Dr. Dale McInnis’ State of the College report during Richmond Community College’s annual Convocation on Wednesday.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College rolled out its collaborative plan on Tuesday to reduce the number of people in Richmond and Scotland County who do not have an adult high school education. Part of the plan includes up to $1,000 in scholarship money for students who complete the Adult High School Diploma or High School Equivalency program and continue on at RichmondCC for further education or career training.

ROCKINGHAM — A man is charged with breaking into the home of an ex-girlfriend — who reportedly shot at him during the incident.

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