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Carla Shuford of Chapel Hill, NC is one of about 60 former state employees who were told they had to return money because audits found mistakes in their disability payments. Shuford was told this summer she had to repay the state more than $19,000 because audits found mistakes in her disability payments. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
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The state goofed on her disability checks. Now this 74-year-old amputee owes North Carolina $19,000.

September 16, 2017 07:00 AM

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