Archive for September 2009

AIBPA September, 2009

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WNC Aids Project, September, 2009

  WNCAP September, 2009 Click for PDF   www.wncap.org

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Pulling the Plug on Grandma: Hijacking the Healthcare Reform Debate

by Michael Hopping Republican Senator Charles Grassley was supposed to be negotiating a bipartisan solution to our nation’s healthcare crisis.  That was before he aligned Read more »

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The Impact of Healthcare Reform on Local Providers

Staff Reports Every week millions of people fall through the cracks of our healthcare delivery system. Private charity, public hospitals, and local governments try to Read more »

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$250,000 for Justice for Sterilization Victims Foundation

Staff reports Gov. Bev Perdue signed the fiscal year 2009-2010 budget that includes $250,000 towards creating the Justice for Sterilization Victims Foundation. The foundation establishes Read more »

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Health Care: the ‘Haves’ and the ‘Have Nots’

by Reverend Dr. Russell B. Hilliard, Sr. Since time immemorial, a battle has been raging between the “haves” and the “have nots” of planet earth.  Read more »

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‘A Crisis Unattended Will Become a Crisis Out of Control’

Cookie Mills, Director of the Ducker Road Community Involvement Council. Photo: Urban News by Johnnie Grant These were the words of Cookie Mills, founder and Read more »

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Controlling Invasive Plants

Staff reports The Western North Carolina Alliance invites the public to join them in removing invasive exotic plants along the Appalachian Trail between Davenport Gap Read more »

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More Than the Soulful Spirit of Food

Jon Joyner is the owner of Chameleon Soul Food Restaurant Photo: Urban News. By Johnnie Grant “Dreams do come true,” said Jon Joyner as he Read more »

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You Can Lighten Up 4 Life!

Carra Almond, last year’s “Lighten Up 4 Life” winner. Photo: Urban News More than 3,000 individuals and 200 businesses dropped ten tons of excess weight Read more »

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