Thursday, November 21, 2013

First Drip (11/21/13): N.C. gets money in Medicaid fraud settlement, first female Marines to graduate infantry training, more

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North Carolina - which chose not to expand Medicaid in conjunction with the Affordable Care Act - will receive about $39 million from a national Medicaid fraud settlement, which will be used for the state's Medicaid and educational efforts.

In a neighborhood where housing construction is booming, locally owned grocery store Healthy Home Market is set to close its doors next year. In related news, the Harris Teeter on the corner of Queens and Providence is now open.

The first three women to complete the Marine Corps' combat training course will graduate today at North Carolina's Came Geiger.

A volcanic eruption has created a new island off the coast of Japan.

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