Animals
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28 sea turtles head back to ocean after treatment
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:04pm.

video It's an annual rite of summer for the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. Volunteers loaded up once-injured sea turtles and headed for the beach, where cheering fans greeted the reptiles to watch them hit the water.

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Suspect takes off, deputy shoots and kills dog
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 3:40pm.

Brunswick County deputies are looking for a man who ran after they tried to serve warrants and wound up killing his dog.

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Seagulls create health hazards at county landfill
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 5:03pm.

videoSeagulls may seem more annoying then harmful, but what they are doing at the New Hanover County :andfill is potentially dangerous to employees and customers.

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FIRST ON 3: Injured six-foot long alligator removed from MLK Parkway
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 10:59pm.

videoNew Hanover County Dispatch has confirmed that a six-foot long alligator was safely removed near Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway Wednesday evening.

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Columbus County man accused of beating dog with hammer
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 10:44pm.

videoInvestigators in Columbus County have charged a man after they say he beat his dog in the head with a hammer.

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Brunswick Co. man arrested for crimes against nature involving chihuahua
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:52am.

videoA Brunswick County man is in jail charged with crimes against nature involving a dog.

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Fayetteville considers memorial for military dogs
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 8:21am.

A Fayetteville group is proposing the creation of a memorial for dogs who have died while serving in the military.

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NC's first lady speaks up on dog breeding
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:28am.

North Carolina's low-profile first lady has stepped into public political advocacy in state government for the first time.

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Pets rescued from overnight house fire
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 9:19am.

Wilmington firefighters rescued three pets from an overnight house fire and had to use a pet mask to resuscitate a dog. The fire department says all the animals survived and are doing well. No humans were injured.

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WPD officer shoots dog that attacked K-9
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/01/2013 - 7:25pm.

A Wilmington Police officer shot and killed a dog last night while searching for a suspect. Police say it started when a driver police stopped at about 9:43 p.m. in the 400 block of Evans Street jumped and ran.

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