New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, competing bills have been filed in the General Assembly to implement a key portion of the federal health care law. Consumer advocates are accusing the insurance industry of making an end-run. A Smart legislative move that has angered some. And, LC Morris looks how a severe solar storm could unleash an electromagnetic pulse on Earth, disrupting communications around the world. Plus, we talk about a new designer drug is prompting some hospital visits.