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3 weeks ago
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Dogs seized in arrest might be available for adoption

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – At least some of the animals rescued from a dog-fighting organization might be available for adoption. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported the more than 150 dogs seized earlier this month as part of the investigation are being treated by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. […]
3-Year-Old's Joyful Adoption Photo Goes Viral  (Photo: ABC News)
3 weeks ago
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3-year-old’s joyful adoption photo goes viral

Just in time for Christmas, a 3-year-old boy who was in foster care for 832 days has finally found his forever family.
Bladen County Animal Shelter Adoption (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)
4 weeks ago
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Bladen County Animal Shelter full, dozens of dogs need to be adopted

The Bladen County Animal Shelter is at capacity and they need your help providing dogs with homes.
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1 year ago
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Siblings’ facebook post to find adopted brother goes viral

A 72-year-old Indiana woman is hoping that a Christmas miracle will help her find the long-lost son she gave up for adoption in 1963.
2 women are helping 38 lb. weiner dog get back to a healthy weight.
1 year ago
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38 lb. weiner dog gets weight loss help

Every step and every run was a struggle for Vincent a couple of weeks ago. At 38 pounds, double the size vets say he should be, Vincent's size takes a toll on him. His back even dips from the weight.
ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Dad wins appeal in fight for custody of son he’s never met
4 years ago
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Dad wins appeal in fight for custody of son he’s never met

In April 2011, Greg Johns found out through a mutual friend that he had a six-month-old son his ex-girlfriend had put up for adoption without his consent. Since then, he has fought for custody of the boy.
Extraordinary People: Family of eight ditches city for country life, prepares to grow by 7
4 years ago
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Extraordinary People: Family of eight ditches city for country life, prepares to grow by 7

Goats, chickens and even “Riblet” the pig. This is life on "Faith Grown Farm." With six kids to raise, Dustin and Andrea Bestul are aiming to become completely self-sustaining. "We have started doing our laundry on the line and if it's not good weather, we hang it up in our house," Andrea said. "By doing that, we save 50 dollars a month."
Russian adoption law affects local families
4 years ago
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Russian adoption law affects local families

Russia is playing politics with people, little people. The new bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children hurts American families as well as children already in the adoption process. It's a frustrating move that one Wilmington woman has seen before.
Putin signs anti-US adoptions bill
4 years ago
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Putin signs anti-US adoptions bill

President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children. The bill is part of the country's increasingly confrontational stance with the West and has angered some Russians who argue it victimizes children to make a political point.
Children at Heart hosts Girls Night Out benefit
4 years ago
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Children at Heart hosts Girls Night Out benefit

Calling all ladies. Children at Heart Adoption Services is hosting a Girls Night Out event. All donations will benefit the organization, which works with birth mothers and adoptive parents to help facilitate adoptions.