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Rule Change Expands Preventive Oral Health Care In Rural Areas

A State Commission has approved a rule change that would allow more children in North Carolina to receive preventive dental care.

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A State Commission has approved a rule change that would allow more children in North Carolina to receive preventive dental care. 

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Congress is taking additional steps to prepare for the upcoming Senate impeachment trial. The newly appointed House impeachment managers, who will present the case for impeachment, are reading the articles in the Senate chamber around noon. Senators are also being sworn in as jurors at 2pm.

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The Army Corps of Engineers will award $281 million to a North Carolina city and county heavily impacted by Hurricanes Matthew and Florence.

In conjuction with National Radon Action Month, a state agency is encouraging homeowners to test this month for radon gas.

 

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is offering a limited number of free radon test kits. Three-thousand residential radon testing kits will be available at no charge through the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ state Radon Program. The kits are available through a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 

 

Corolla Wild Horse Fund

A group that manages herds of wild horses in coastal North Carolina is warning drivers to watch out for the animals taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather by sleeping on the sand at night. 

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The Canadian Armed Forces are helping residents dig out of the snow after a powerful blizzard hit the easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador over the weekend.

In the capital city of St. John's, the snowstorm completely buried cars and caused thousands to lose power. The massive storm dumped as much as 30 inches of snow on the city, according to The Guardian.

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