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RALEIGH — North Carolina is grappling with systemic shortages in mental health care, and regulations are making it worse — often disproportionately hurting veterans and the state’s most vulnerable residents. But that could change.

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ALBEMARLE — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct a public hearing in Albemarle on Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. to accept comments on proposed changes to agency regulations related to wildlife management, inland fisheries and game lands for the 2020-2021 seasons.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina hemp farmers are bracing for an onslaught of federal regulation.

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RALEIGH — For two meetings and a few signatures, Stephenie Brinson pays $24,000 to stay in business each year.

As a nurse practitioner in North Carolina, Brinson must have a supervising physician whose scope of practice encompasses her duties. If she loses the supervising physician, she has 30 days to find a new one, or she must shutter her business and lose everything.

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Monday, 19 August 2019 11:44

COLUMN: Regulatory closet gets summer cleaning

Because Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-led North Carolina General Assembly have remained deadlocked for weeks over passage of a new state budget, you might think nothing much of consequence is happening in Raleigh.

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Selling lemonade on the side of the street has been a summer tradition for American kids for years.

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RALEIGH — While North Carolina continues to seek ways to fill medical provider voids across the state, government regulations block one partial solution.

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ROCKINGHAM — History repeated itself Tuesday night as residents again came out against a proposal to allow bed and breakfast inns in the Historic District.

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