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3 weeks ago
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FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain.
Dog Attack
3 months ago
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Greenville police officer shoots dog after it attacks dad and children

A police officer says he shot and killed a dog who attacked three children and a father, then turned on the officer as he tried to help them.
Toys donated from the community.
4 months ago
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Community and local businesses donate toys for special rooms

Jon David's office is saying 'thank you' to the community for giving them toys for children.
Area parents, doctor join in on vaccination conversation
7 months ago
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Area parents, doctor join in on vaccination conversation

The debate over whether or not to vaccinate children is brewing across the country, and it's sparking the conversation right here in our community, too.
Brunswick County Schools prepare for state-wide performance grades
7 months ago
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Brunswick County Schools prepare for state-wide performance grades

Every school excluding alternative schools will be given an overall grade from A through F. State-wide performance grades were enacted by the 2013-2014 General Assembly.
Five highlights on NC child health in new report
1 year ago
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Five highlights on NC child health in new report

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.
Cape Fear Museum offers astronomy program for children
1 year ago
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Cape Fear Museum offers astronomy program for children

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

Hundreds of folks brought their kids to Empie Park this weekend, taking advantage of the beautiful weather and getting active at Healthy Kids Day.
Spring has sprung and Wilmington is greener than ever
1 year ago
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Spring has sprung and Wilmington is greener than ever

Thanks 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.
Three North Carolina child service offices to close
2 years ago
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Three North Carolina child service offices to close

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.