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Bladen horse one of two to die of EEE
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:16am.

State health officials are warning owners to vaccinate their horses after two horses in North Carolina, including one in southeastern North Carolina, died recently of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, or EEE, within the past two weeks.

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Sampson Co. deputies seize 60 animals from farm
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:20am.

Sampson County authorities have seized 60 animals from a farm following a month-long investigation.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Her horses help heal
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 7:34pm.

videoKim Niggel is our Extraordinary Person of the Week, because of her efforts to help all walks of life enjoy some of the simple pleasures of life. She does so with the help of horses and a few other animals.

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NC horse farms closing for 2 weeks after 4 deaths
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 8:41am.

Some horse farms are closing for the public for two weeks after four Raleigh horses contracted a rare virus and had to be euthanized. The horses were at the same Raleigh boarding facility. State officials confirmed last week they had equine herpesvirus-1.

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Three horses dead from EEE in Pender County
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/13/2013 - 7:51am.

The Pender County Health Department says three horses in the county have died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).

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Pender Co. horse dies of EEE
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 1:07pm.

videoThe Pender County Health Department says a four-year-old miniature stallion has died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). It's the third case of EEE reported in North Carolina so far this year and second case reported in our area.

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First NC case of EEE reported in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 1:09pm.

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture has confirmed the death of a horse in Brunswick County earlier this month was the first confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the State for 2013.

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Man charged after shooting three horses, all three died
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/21/2012 - 8:07pm.

Deputies say a man shot three horses, killing one of them. The other two were later euthanized. Keith Kincy has been arrested and now faces gun and animal cruelty charges.

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EEE reported in New Hanover, Bladen, Robeson
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 4:15pm.

Two horses were euthanized this month after contracting a mosquito-borne disease, known as Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, or EEE.

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NC equine owners urged to talk about vaccination
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 04/06/2012 - 6:45am.

Horse owners across North Carolina are being advised to discuss their annual vaccination procedures with their veterinarians to protect their animals from mosquito-borne diseases.

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