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Five highlights on NC child health in new report

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According to a new report, children in North Carolina are healthier and better at math and reading than they were nearly a decade ago. The Kids Count report is created by the Annie E. Casey foundation, a philanthropy and research organization based in Baltimore. Full story...
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Cape Fear Museum offers astronomy program for children

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video The Cape Fear Museum offers fun and education program every Saturday in the Learning Center. This month children can learn about astronomy. Full story...
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Kids get moving at Healthy Kids Day

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videoHundreds of folks brought their kids to Empie Park this weekend, taking advantage of the beautiful weather and getting active at Healthy Kids Day. Full story...
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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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