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CFPUA work means boil water advisory for part of downtown
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:05am.

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for homes and business in part of downtown today during a planned service outage. Crews will replace three valves, which will shut down water service from 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m.

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North Carolina flu deaths reach 100
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:46am.

State health officials say 100 people have died from flu in North Carolina this season. Officials said two people died from the flu last week, bringing the deaths from the viral illness to 100.

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NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:24pm.

North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.

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NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:10pm.

Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. The warning comes as officials help Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties respond after a case of Hepatitis A in a food handler.

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"One Cup of Tea" provides healthcare to more than 50,000 Hondurans
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:28pm.

The first annual "One Cup of Tea" fills the cup of many in need, A fundraiser in support of Saludhondu.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Mom on a Mission
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:55pm.

videoPamela Heyward is our Extraordinary Person of the Week for inventing something that helps her daughters and could also help other Type 1 diabetics.

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FIT MINUTE - How to find the motivation to go to the gym
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:13pm.

videoWhen it comes to working out, getting yourself to the gym is often the hardest part. But, it doesn't have to be. Personal trainers say you just have to find out what gets you off the couch and out the door. That motivation might come from the scale, your doctor, or an upcoming event.

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Pollen season can mean extra trouble for asthma sufferers
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:39pm.

videoTwo weeks into spring means allergy season is in full swing. If you have been outside, you have seen all the pollen covering just about everything.

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Long, cold winter could mean especially bad allergy season
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:02pm.

videoThat light yellow dusting on your windshield is a sure sign spring is here, and so is allergy season. This year it could be worse than usual.

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FIT MINUTE - Couple 'couples up' at the gym
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:35pm.

videoIt's wedding season and that means a lot of couples are trying to look their best for all of those pictures! Personal trainers say it's a lot easier to commit to the gym when you have a partner. In the second of a two-part series, WWAY's Makenzi Henderson introduces you to a couple team in this week's Fit minute.

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