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Pantano claims family being harassed by "liberal activists" over puppy adoption; Rescue president talks only to WWAY

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video Ilario Pantano claims the president of a puppy rescue group is harassing him and his family and has thrust his Labradoodle puppies into a political battle. Full story...
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Rabies case confirmed in New Hanover County

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The first rabies case of the year has been confirmed in a stray cat in New Hanover County. NHC Animal Control officers were called to the Bryan Road area of Wilmington on March 19. The cat was taken to an area veterinarian and treated for what appeared to be injuries from a dog fight. Full story...
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Jane Goodall research center coming to Duke

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The Jane Goodall Institute Research Center is coming to Duke University. Full story...
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NC Zoo loses chimp during routine dental treatment

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The mother of the first chimpanzee born at the North Carolina Zoo in 12 years has died after anesthesia for a routine medical problem. Full story...
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New Hanover Animal Control hosts second Love a Pet Fair

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The New Hanover County Government Center went to the dogs today. New Hanover County Animal Control hosted its second annual Love a Pet Fair today. Full story...
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NC bird watchers gear up for annual bird count

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North Carolina residents can make sure the state develops a reputation as being for the birds. Full story...
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8 cats found shot to death in NC

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Rowan County authorities are trying to determine who shot and killed eight cats and an opossum and dumped the bodies beside a road near Salisbury. Full story...
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Bat-killing fungus discovered in NC

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State wildlife officials say a deadly fungus that has killed countless bats across the eastern United States has reached North Carolina. Full story...
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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Brunswick Co. man upset pit bull roams neighborhood

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video Held hostage in his own neighborhood. A Brunswick County man says he can't walk down his street because of a neighbor's pit bull. Joe Trull says he's called Brunswick County Animal Control and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, but they haven't helped. Full story...
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Hit-and-run kills horse, injures riders

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A hit-and-run driver has killed a horse and injured its riders in a collision near Cherryville. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Woman faces fine for posting pictures of mutilated cat on Facebook; Updated with info from Sheriff's Dept.

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A New Hanover County woman posted pictures of herself with a mutilated animal on her Facebook page, and it's causing quite the stir on the Internet. Full story...
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Pender shelter must move dogs for renovation

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After failing a state inspection, the shelter must renovate its septic system. As a result at least 60 dogs need to be relocated by the end of the month. Full story...
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Garden club dedicates new bluebird house trail

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Bluebirds in the Cape Fear have a new place to call home. Today the Cape Fear Garden Club dedicated its second bluebird house trail at the New Hanover County Arboretum. Full story...
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New Hanover raises fines for leash law violations

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Letting your dog run free could cost you more money in New Hanover County. Commissioners today approved increasing fines for violating the county's leash laws. Full story...
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WPD mourns K9

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Wilmington Police said goodbye today to a decorated member of the department. WPD held a memorial service for Huck, one of its K-9s. Huck died last month after a sudden illness. Full story...
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