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UPDATE: Dolphin found washed up on Carolina Beach euthanized
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 7:38am.

videoA dolphin found stranded on the sand at Carolina Beach by a passerby early this morning has been euthanized, according to our partners at the StarNews.

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With shutdown over, state, local services get back on track
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 4:08pm.

videoNow that the federal government is open again services around the country are getting back on track. In the Cape Fear organizations that had to make cuts during the shutdown are working hard to bring programs back to people in our area.

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ONLY ON 3: DSS cuts daycare help for hundreds of families
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 4:38pm.

video Bad news is waiting in the mailbox for many families in New Hanover County. The Department of Social Services is dropping 288 children from its Childcare Subsidy Program.

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'Horrific death' at adult home results in violations
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/31/2012 - 10:44pm.

video On June 23, 84-year old Nanette Galbraith was found dead in her room at the Commons at Brightmore, a Wilmington adult home facility. In response, the N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation responded with an investigation into the center. The family's attorney says the report’s findings were shocking.

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Fathers discuss impact on children, community
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 03/10/2012 - 4:25pm.

videoAny man can be a dad, but it takes someone special to be a father. The influence a father has on his children is like no other, that's why the New Hanover County Partnership for Fatherhood is focused on helping fathers be the best they can be, so their children can be the best, too.

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Berger escorted from DSS Board meeting
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 11:59pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger was escorted out of a DSS Board meeting today. Berger, who fellow commissioners removed from several boards, including DSS, yesterday, says what is happening to him is against the law.

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