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Lumberton hospital urges fewer ER visits
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 10:46am.

A hospital in Lumberton is urging area residents to use the emergency room only for emergencies. Southeastern Regional Medical Center president Joann Anderson says many of the people visiting the emergency room could be better treated in a different setting.

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Court denies rehearing on cigarette warnings
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:59am.

A federal appeals court has denied the government's request to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.

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Local race benefits children's groups
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 7:43am.

video Runners can take off from Legion Stadium Saturday, December 8, 2012, to honor the life of Dr. William Craig. Craig lost his battle with Leukemia years ago, but his fight to help local charities continues.

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East Bladen HS trying to raise $10k for new football helmets
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 11/29/2012 - 11:48pm.

videoThe season is over for East Bladen High School's football team, and some of its equipment is also done for good. With such a high risk for head injuries during games, safety standards for helmets are strongly enforced.

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Law enforcement wants Pender Memorial to hire private security
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 5:19pm.

video They provide vital services to the citizens of Pender County, but budget issues may keep law enforcement from continuing to help Pender County's only hospital.

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