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Teal Pumpkin Project created to help kids with allergies enjoy Halloween

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videoEven without the witches, wizards and goblins, Halloween can be very scary for children with food allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project hopes to help raise awareness about this issue. Full story...
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McCrory, Tillis tout NC eugenics compensation

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North Carolina officials say help is on the way for some people sterilized under orders of state officials over several decades, but only a fraction of those who lost the chance to start a family will be compensated. Full story...
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Food Day Wilmington celebrates affordable, healthy foods

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video It's National Food Day, and local organizations gathered at UNCW. Full story...
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Sen. Hagan visits Wilmington, speaks about Medicare, debates and Ebola

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videoSenator Kay Hagan made a stop in the Port City to speak to seniors about the future of Medicare and Social Security. Full story...
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Doctor: NHRMC prepared for Ebola threat

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video Ebola -- the word itself is enough to strike fear into many people's minds. For those who work in health care, it raises the bar even more. Full story...
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Community rallies around boy with brain tumor

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videoA little boy with an inoperable brain tumor is standing tall with a community behind him. 6-year-old Lathyn Elmer was the subject of a fundraiser in Leland Wednesday. Full story...
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Appeals court rejects Camp Lejeune contaminated water lawsuit

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A federal appeals court has dealt the victims of contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune a setback, ruling that a state law passed this year cannot retroactively validate their health claims against the US government. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE: Practicing good posture

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videoSitting at work all day long, perhaps hunched at a desk for hours at a time, isn't great for your posture. WWAY's Helen Holt shows us some helpful exercises in this weeks Fit Minute. Full story...
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Granting wishes, changing lives

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videoFamilies at Sunday's Walk for Wishes say the Make-A-Wish foundation changed their lives. We hear some of their stories. Full story...
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Is your life worth a text message?

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Cape Fear Community College and AT&T teamed up to bring a driving simulator to Union Station Friday to launch the 'It Can Wait' campaign. video You sit and try to drive as someone texts you. You must text them back quickly while still trying to stay on the road. It's not easy and it leads to crashes. Even though texting while driving is illegal in North Carolina, many drivers still do it. Full story...
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