First Drip (3/26/14): Labor Dept. looking into Amelie's wage issues, Franklin Graham defends comments against gays, Islam, more


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ICYMI: The U.S. Department of Labor has confirmed that it is looking into "wage improprieties" at Amelie's French Bakery. The issue surfaced after an employee wrote an open resignation letter, detailing problems with the way Amelie's compensates its employees.

Is Franklin Graham pushing his father Billy Graham's evangelical association in Charlotte in a more conservative direction, or is he just speaking out about things like his father once did? The younger Graham used the latter notion to defend damning comments he made against gays, Islam and President Obama, saying his father stood with Martin Luther King Jr. when it was unpopular and that he was merely taking the same approach to unpopular moral stances of this generation.

If you are one of the suspected millions who has started but not yet completed your health insurance application through exchanges, you're in luck. The Obama administration has extended the deadline to sign up past Monday to an unknown date. If you still have questions about signing up for health insurance, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg library is holding information session throughout the week. Learn more here.

In the story that never ends, new satellite images show more than 100 pieces of debris floating in the Indian Ocean might be parts of the missing Malaysian jetliner, the country's acting transport minister said. "It must be emphasized that we cannot tell whether the potential objects are from MH370," Hishammuddin Hussein said during a news conference. "Nevertheless, this is another new lead that will help direct the search operation."

A device about to hit the market might help children with disabilities walk.


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