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Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Henderson, listens during a recent meeting of the House Environment Committee. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press
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March 23, 2015, No comments

While tensions rise between the governor and state legislators, bills regarding NC vaccination exemptions and school calendars for systems throughout Western North Carolina are introduced.

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New mental health center aims to serve 11 WNC counties

March 9, 2015, No comments

State health officials have awarded a nearly $2 million grant to open a 24-hour urgent care and crisis facility for mental health and addiction treatm ...

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NC home-schooled children get free pass on vaccination requirements

February 6, 2015, 1 Comment

With a 14-state measles outbreak shining a spotlight on immunization safeguards, North Carolina is earning praise for its accomplishments. In actualit ...

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McHenry, Meadows, Foxx vote to repeal Obamacare

February 5, 2015, No comments

With less than two weeks remaining in the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, House members from Western North Carolina voted to fully ...