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Nassau, The Bahamas – UNCW erased an early deficit and called on its trademark stifling defense to rally past North Texas, 55-51, in the championship game of the Baha Mar Nassau Championship late Sunday at the Baha Mar Convention Center. The Seahawks raised their record to 5-3 on the young season and won their 13th in-season tournament title in program’s history. Coupled with the championship of the Asheville Mako Medical Classic in 2021-22, it was Head Coach Takayo Siddle’s second in-season title in three seasons. North Texas, 5-2, had a five-game winning streak snapped after defeating San Jose State and Long Beach State in the quarterfinals and semifinals and falling to the Seahawks in the finals. Sophomore guard Jamarii Thomas led three Seahawks in double figures with 16 points and also grabbed four rebounds. Senior forward Amari Kelly chipped in 12 points and seven boards and junior guard Donovan Newby contributed 11 points off the bench. Senior guard Tylor Perry paced a trio of North Texas players in double figures with 17 points. Senior guard Kai Huntsberry added 15 points and junior guard Rubin Jones collected 10. Sophomore guard Trazarien White was named Tournament MVP after scoring 33 points and grabbing 18 rebounds in the...

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To end hospital corruption, fix the 340B program

By Peter Pitts, Guest Columnist Two new reports reveal just how much hospitals are profiting from a federal policy designed to help struggling Americans -- even as patients themselves get no relief. Back in 1992, Congress passed the 340B program, with the noble goal of reducing costs for low-income and uninsured...

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By John Hood As North Carolina keeps growing, so will the need for our governments to ensure the adequate provision of an essential service: mobility. As they tackle the problem, policymakers need to keep two facts in mind. First, while the state legislature has enacted several necessary reforms of how we...
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