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  • In North Carolina, 434,503 choose Obamacare plan

    In North Carolina, 434,503 individuals have chosen an Affordable Care Act plan, the private insurance plans available on the Marketplace.

    The Obama Administration announced state-by-state figures on the eve of the second Open Enrollment deadline. For anyone seeking coverage to begin Feb. 1, the deadline is Thursday. Individuals can still meet the third deadline of Feb. 15 for coverage beginning March 1.

    The figures released Wednesday mean 184,719 North Carolinians signed up in the…

  • Buckeye Bash: Ohio State claims title in playoff's debut

    Playoff Championship Ohio St Oregon FootballOhio State was done when Braxton Miller got hurt in August.

  • UCLA exec to head Duke Health System

    Duke Health CEO Eugene WashingtonThe chief of the UCLA Health System in Los Angeles was named Tuesday as chancellor of health affairs at Duke University and chief executive of the Duke University Health System.

  • Black lab likes to take solo bus ride to her dog park stop

    US-ODD-Bus-Riding DogA black Labrador named Eclipse just wants to get to the dog park. So if her owner takes too long finishing his cigarette, and their bus arrives, she climbs aboard solo and rides to her stop — to the delight of fellow Seattle bus passengers.

  • Central NC braces for icy roads, power outages Wednesday

    Winter storm watch Jan. 13-14, 2015Freezing rain overnight could amount to up to a quarter of an inch of ice on surfaces across central North Carolina by Wednesday morning, creating slick conditions on roadways throughout the day.