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  • Aug 21 2014 - 12:23pm

    Ricky BooneRicky Boone, keynote speaker for The Arc of North Carolina’s 2014 Conference, knows a thing or two about the magic business. He has been practicing magic for 40 years, and his magic shop in Asheville, NC has been a fixture for 20 years.

    It all started back when he was a schoolboy. During lulls and in between classes, one of his teachers would show him magic tricks. Eventually, that teacher became the school principal, and their magic lessons became routine.

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  • Aug 21 2014 - 12:05pm

    Franky and GloriaThey say there’s no place like home, and after a lot of planning and hard work, Franky and Gloria would likely agree. With a little help from The Arc, the brother and sister duo recently closed on their first home! Their new 3 bedroom condominium is nearly double the size of their old rental apartment.

    The Arc was originally asked by a LME/MCO crisis case manager to assist the siblings move into their own apartment 11 years ago. With assistance from The Arc’s Supportive Living Program, the siblings moved out on their own shortly after.

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  • Aug 21 2014 - 9:36am

    NC Legislative BuildingYesterday, the North Carolina General Assembly adjourned until January 2015. In the closing hours of this biennial short session, Senate and House leadership continued to work on key legislative agenda items including economic development, coal ash cleanup, film credits, and flexibility for local school districts to retain teaching assistants. Not everything was completed, however.  A long awaited agreement on coal ash cleanup did get to the Governor’s desk.

    The adjournment message that ended session did not include language to bring all members of the General Assembly back to work on Medicaid Reform. Speaker Tillis stated that the discussion on Medicaid reform would continue during the interim, but actual Medicaid reform would be the work of another Speaker and another legislature. There also has been no suggestion from Governor McCrory to call for a Special Session to address Medicaid reform this year.

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The Arc of North Carolina has been providing advocacy and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1953. The Arc believes that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have strengths, abilities and inherent value, are equal before the law, and must be treated with dignity and respect.

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