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Saturday January 23rd

Politics


Eddie Caldwell has his blood pressure taken before an appointment at the Inter-Faith Council Community Health Center in Chapel Hill, NC, on Tuesday afternoon.

'Like a friend helping a friend': Community clinics prepare for cuts as federal funding stalls

Community clinics across the country will be forced to cut back next year after Congress failed to pass legislation to extend federal funding to community health centers by a Sept. 30 deadline. Across North Carolina 284,000 patients like Smith could lose access to care, according to estimates from the National Association for Community Health Centers. 

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Who gets on the UNC-system Board of Governors?

 The UNC-system Board of Governors faced scrutiny after a system-wide ban on litigation — forcing the UNC Center for Civil rights to cease taking real legal cases. While the Board itself is known across campuses, the process through which people get on the board might be less known. 

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NC Voting Guide 2017

The deadline to register to vote in North Carolina is 25 days before the date of an election. Persons who are not registered in a county may register to vote during the one-stop early voting period by filling out a form and bringing a photo ID, such as an N.C. driver’s license, photo ID from a government agency or other forms of documents.

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