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County Tables Vote on Plan to Pay Teens Not to Get Pregnant

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WILMINGTON — Officials in New Hanover County have beentalking for weeks about a controversial plan to give teen girls money fornotgetting pregnant.

The idea went up for vote Monday night and it appears it was a littletoohot to handle. County leaders have tabled a vote on the proposal indefinitely.

The plan would have set up a lottery to pay girls up to $25,000 to stayin school and get pregnant.

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