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Spring has sprung and Wilmington is greener than ever

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videoThanks to a 30,000 grant from the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, the city held its first annual Spring Green Carnival. The carnival brought businesses and organizations together to teach children the value of recycling and staying green. Full story...
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Three North Carolina child service offices to close

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Three regional North Carolina government offices designed to help the youngest children with developmental delays or mental or physical disabilities are closing, eliminating 170 state employee positions. Full story...
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Nourish NC packs boxes with food for families in need

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videoTwo Wilmington Rotary Clubs helped Nourish NC pack boxes full of food for families in need in the Cape Fear Wednesday. Friday afternoon, the boxes will be delivered to families across the Port City to ensure they have food to eat this weekend. Full story...
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A can of food gets kids into the Children's Museum free Saturday

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videoThe Children’s Museum of Wilmington’s Inaugural ThankFULL Wilmington, a day of celebration, giving, and entertaining Thanksgiving-centered activities at the Museum, will be held Saturday, November 23, 2013. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE: Preschoolers learn exercises for now and later

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video Stretch-n-Grow is a program in Wilmington that teaches children exercises that not only get them moving, but also help them live up to their potential. Full story...
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NC woman charged after wreck injures her, 3 kids

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Authorities have charged a Hendersonville woman after a wreck sent her and her three young children to a local hospital. Full story...
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Filmmaker to visit local playspace on nationwide tour Wednesday

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Documentary filmmaker Alex Eaves, who launched a successful Kickstarter campaign in May 2013, has chosen Tmuffin, a local children's playspace, to feature in his documentary "Reuse: Because You Can't Recycle the Planet." Full story...
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Wilmington teen to attend JDRF Children's Congress in Washington

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A Wilmington teen is getting ready for a big trip to the nation's capital in July, but he's not going just to see all the sights and history there. video Full story...
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NC ranks 35th in US in overall child wellbeing

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An annual report finds North Carolina isn't seeing a big improvement on the overall wellbeing of its children compared to other states. Full story...
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Wilmington Police hope to help parents with problem children

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If you need help keeping your child out of trouble, you might want to stop by a free seminar at the Wilmington Police Department Saturday. video Full story...
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Mothers of Twins host consignment sale on children's items

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videoGet in on some steals for the kids, and help out a Leland family that grew by five last year while you shop. Full story...
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Officers shoot hoops to combat crime

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video WPD opens their 7th season of youth basketball and there are still some spots available. Find out if its something your child may be interested in doing. Full story...
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Wilmington children's center sending 'love' to Newtown

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video T-Muffin, a Wilmington Center for kids and parents, is putting together "boxes of love" to send to families in Newtown, CT. Full story...
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NC report analyzes child health in 15 areas

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video An analysis of the health of North Carolina's 2.3 million children shows the state is improving in many areas, but doctors are concerned about others, including the growing poverty rate. Full story...
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Fair's Pre-School Day draws record crowd

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There was a big but small turnout at the Cape Fear Fair & Expo this morning. A record 1,300 youngsters came out for Pre-School Day to see live music and enjoy their favorite rides. Full story...
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