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Leaders brace for severe cuts to poverty programs

    Leaders brace for severe cuts to poverty programs

Now that both the North Carolina House and Senate in the Republican-led N.C. General Assembly have passed their respective versions of a fiscal year 2018 budget, conferees from both legislative

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Fairgrounds Farmers Market now accepting EBT cards for food

    Fairgrounds Farmers Market now accepting EBT cards for food

Healthy eating just got easier for many low-income families in Forsyth County. Vendors at the Farmer’s Market at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds are now accepting EBT (electronic benefit transfer) cards

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Adams, City Council talk about initiatives at special meeting

    Adams, City Council talk about initiatives  at special meeting

In above photo:  Members of the Winston-Salem City Council take a break with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, who is wearing the hat. Council members are: (L-R) Derwin L. Montgomery, Mayor Allen

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Winston-Salem Urban League joins national movement to end senior hunger

    Winston-Salem Urban League joins national movement to end senior hunger

In photo above: The Winston-Salem Urban League office Millions of Americans 65 and over face a double whammy when it comes to eating a healthy diet: their income is fixed,

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U.S. Rep. Adams announces initiative to combat hunger, plans to participate in SNAP challenge

    U.S. Rep. Adams announces initiative to combat hunger, plans to participate in SNAP challenge

Chronicle Staff Report After a roundtable discussion on child hunger at Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, U.S.

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Editorial: Ikea Gets It

    Editorial: Ikea Gets It

President Obama would like the national minimum wage to rise to $10.10 an hour.  By executive order, he raised the

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Wos’ Woes

    Wos’ Woes

(pictured above: Dr. Aldona Wos, secretary of the state’s Department of Health and Human Services.) Black legislators call for DHHS leader’s

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Column: Can We All Just Get Along?

    Column: Can We All Just Get Along?

I never considered the late Rodney King anything of a philosopher, but as one observes Washington shenanigans, especially around fiscal

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