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Heat may have contributed to NC woman's death
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/04/2012 - 10:20am.

Searing weekend heat is being blamed for hastening the death of a McDowell County woman. McDowell County Sheriff's Office Capt. Shanon Smith says emergency responders, a local medical examiner, and the 73-year-old woman's physician agree the heat could have contributed to the death of Peggy Sue Burleson.

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Race supports local cancer survivors
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 9:12am.

videoA free program at the YMCA helps cancer survivors heal.

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Southport considers cannon policy after man claims hearing damage
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:25pm.

video The firing of a historic cannon is a tradition in Southport. But after a man claimed he suffered permanent hearing damage from the cannon, the city is considering a new policy for future blasts.

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Local groups provide thousands of meals for kids
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 7:09am.

videoGolden Corral and other organizations partner to feed children.

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Young adults react to health care law tax
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 9:37pm.

video One of the more popular parts of President Obama's health care law upheld by the Supreme Court Thursday is the measure allowing adults up until the age of 25 coverage under their parents plan. However, once they turn 26, young adults will be forced to buy their own insurance or be hit with a potentially big new tax.

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