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Officials mark statewide end of Operation Medicine Drop

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Local, state and federal agencies have delivered more than 17,000 pounds of medications collected during a week-long operation to collect unused prescriptions. Full story...
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Columbus Co. health ratings lowest in state

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videoThe numbers are in and according to countyhealthrankings.org, Columbus County ranked lowest for overall health throughout our state. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: VA clinic warned not to use water

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video Wilmington's VA super clinic has water problems and reaches out to CFPUA for help. Full story...
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NHRMC holds medication disposal event

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video New Hanover Regional Medical Center held their semi-annual medication disposal event Saturday. Full story...
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Exterminator fined for spraying pesticide in occupied jail cells

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videoState regulators have fined an exterminator for the way he used pesticides in the Columbus County Jail and another violation. Full story...
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HAPPENING TOMORROW: Medication disposal event

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videoThe New Hanover Regional Medical Center is holding a medication disposal event Saturday. Full story...
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4 more die in North Carolina of the flu

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The flu is not finished yet as North Carolina health officials report four more people have died of the illness. That brings the death toll this season to nearly 200. Full story...
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Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in bill

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videoSome North Carolina senators worried about the revival of certain communicable diseases want to do away with North Carolina's childhood vaccination exemption on religious grounds. Full story...
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Allergy season nothing to sneeze at

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videoItchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing and coughing. Yup it's spring and also allergy season. Full story...
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Flu claims 4 more lives in North Carolina

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State health officials say four more people have died from complications of the flu in North Carolina. Full story...
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