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Our friends at Public Policy Polling have some new numbers about the relative unpopularity of Republicans in the NC General Assembly.

Watauga Watch has some choice comments on Virginia Foxx and her recent tele-town hall with regard to immigrants.

Over in California, they aren’t waiting long. Bills to set up a health insurance exchange for state residents, rein in insurance company rates, and implement other aspects of national reform are already passing in their House and Senate.

Senator Kay Hagan announces that 247,000 North Carolinians on Medicare will start getting $250 drug rebate checks today.

And don’t forget the father-daughter chiropractic team in Carolina Beach who together plead to massive health care fraud — all the more reason to be vigilant as health reform brings more people into our system.

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