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Family urges NC to put limits on opioid prescriptions

If it becomes law, the STOP Act will forbid doctors from prescribing more than a five-day supply of opiates such as Percocet during an initial consultation to treat a patient’s acute pain. Supporters say the move could curb the rising number of overdose deaths in North Carolina.

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Get your Ash Wednesday ashes to go at this Apex drive-thru service

In an effort to to demystify a sacred tradition, at the Peak United Methodist church in Apex, N.C. offered a drive-thru Ash Wednesday service for their parishioners Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Get your Ash Wednesday ashes to go at this Apex drive-thru service 2:15

Get your Ash Wednesday ashes to go at this Apex drive-thru service

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Ikea's "The Dream"

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Meet the IKEA Home Tour Squad.mp4

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Dads and dogs drag sledders in Cary