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Hospital looking to fill 60 open positions

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videoYS Companies is partnering with New Hanover Regional Medical Center to recruit new employees in a two day job fair. A team will be available to accept resumes and talk with candidates today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the YS Building located at 2517 Delaney Ave. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - How to trim up after Thanksgiving

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video Most of us tell ourselves all those calories we eat around the holidays don't count, but if you are looking to burn off some of your thanksgiving feast what's the best way to do it? WWAY's Heln Holt shows us how to trim some of those sides in this week's Fit Minute. Full story...
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New rules for NC abortion clinics unveiled

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North Carolina government health officials have developed new rules for the state's abortion clinics more than a year after the legislature demanded upgrades so that they would be treated like outpatient surgery centers. The proposed regulations were released Monday. Full story...
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2nd NC child dies from flu complications

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State health officials say a second child in North Carolina has died of complications from the flu. The state Department of Health and Human Services reported the death on its website Friday. While neither the child's age nor identity have been released, the website reports the victim was between 5 and 17 years old and died last week. Full story...
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NC Medicaid projects running in black this year

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North Carolina's Medicaid office is predicting a small budget surplus this fiscal year despite higher than expected spending in prescription drug use and continued enrollment growth for the state's health insurance program for poor people. Full story...
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26-year-old female polar bear dies at NC Zoo

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Officials at the North Carolina Zoo say Patches, its 26-year-old female polar bear, has died after several weeks of declining health. General curator Ken Reininger and senior veterinarian Dr. J.B. Minter said a necropsy, which is an animal autopsy, showed Patches had an extensive lung mass suggestive of lung cancer. Full story...
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DANCE FOR LIFE: Team Victoria and Daniel

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video Our own Daniel Seamans is competing in the November 22nd "Dance for Life" during the Women of Hope Diamonds and Champagne Hope Ball. A vote for Team Victoria and Daniel will in turn benefit Women of Hope's mission to support women with cancer and their families. Here's a sneak peek at what's in store! Full story...
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Surgeon with Ebola died, Nebraska hospital says

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videoA Nebraska hospital says an Ebola patient being treated in its biocontainment unit has died. Full story...
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Court orders NC school to allow teen to attend

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A judge says a North Carolina teenager barred from attending school over fears about Ebola can return to class. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: "Relive Your Dream"

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videoLet's face it, the older we get the harder it can get to be as active as we were in the younger years. This week's Extraordinary Person of the Week doesn't live by those standards. Matter of fact, at the age of 80, Dick Secondo is running circles around some folks half his age. He wants others here in the Cape Fear to realize that age doesn't have to be a number! Full story...
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