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No Tolerance For No Tolerance

President Trump's crackdown at the border is leaving Republicans in Congress scrambling to find a fix.

  President Trump walked of out a meeting with House Republicans on the hill, and was quickly met with hecklers, including some Democratic members of Congress. Such is the climate now in Washington with both sides digging in over the administration’s no tolerance policy at the border which calls for prosecuting all adults crossing illegally, which, in turn requires that…

Stuttering in childhood: When to seek help

More than 3 million Americans struggle with stuttering, but when children are learning to speak, it is more common. Many young kids go through a stage between the ages of 2 and 5 when they stutter, repeating certain syllables, words or phrases, prolonging them, or stopping, making no sound for certain sounds and syllables. But what is the difference between ‘developmental…

North Carolina child health care report card gives state mixed reviews

New grades were revealed on North Carolina’s report card for child health care and officials are concerned that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act could seriously impact the state. The North Carolina Institute of Medicine report shows North Carolina received an “A” for making significant progress towards ensuring that all children have access to health insurance, but the report…

North Carolina pastor enraged after American Girl introduces first boy doll

American Girl introduced their newest addition, a first-ever male doll. The move has one influential North Carolina pastor in quite a tizzy. The Rev. Keith Ogden of the Asheville-area sent a message to hundreds of his supporters and parishioners Wednesday saying the doll is a”trick to emasculate little boys and confuse their role as men.” Logan Everett is the first…