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Harpo saves Christmas at Brunswick Cove

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videoThe folks at Brunswick Cove Nursing Home have a fantastic holiday season in store this year, and they are saying it is all thanks to a four legged Christmas miracle named Harpo. Full story...
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Study: Removing clot helps limit stroke disability

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For the first time in several decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke. Researchers in the Netherlands found that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using a clot-busting medicine lowered the risk that a stroke sufferer would end up severely disabled. Full story...
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Disaster Mental Advisor helps fire victims

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video As it is an emotional time in Carolina Beach, many are dealing with loss of loved ones as well as cooping with the tragic situation. Tab Ballis is a psychiatrist in Wilmington who also is a volunteer with the Red Cross. Full story...
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Duke Energy: Coal ash study contains mistakes; Group withdraws study

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videoEnvironmentalists are calling on North Carolina health officials to warn people against eating fish caught near a Duke Energy coal ash dump outside Wilmington after a new study shows high levels of contamination. Full story...
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Pender High gets new healthcare center on campus

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videoA new school health center is open at Pender High School. It's right on the school's campus. Health workers provide everything from check-ups to immunizations. Full story...
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