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Popular Bumbo infant floor seat recalled

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About four million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled after nearly two dozen reports of skull fractures. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says babies can wiggle out of the floor seats. Full story...
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NC isn't set on Medicaid changes in US health law

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While other Southern states already have drawn the line on the federal health care overhaul, North Carolina doesn't seem quite settled on whether to commit to insuring hundreds of thousands more people starting in 2014. Full story...
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Man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in water near state line

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video A Robeson County man is dead after being exposed to a flesh eating bacteria while fishing near the state line. Doctors say Charles Curtis Hardin, 56, of Fairmont, died last week after they amputated his leg in an attempt to save his life. Full story...
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12th rabies case this year confirmed in New Hanover

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A raccoon from New Hanover County tested positive for rabies, making it the 12th case this year. Full story...
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Concussions a growing concern on national and local fields

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video It's no secret that football is a tough sport. As the season kicks off, we spoke with players, coaches and trainers on the sidelines about concussions and safety. This is a big topic on the national gridiron right now as the NFL is under scrutiny for medical issues associated with concussions. Full story...
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