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Eshelman makes another donation to namesake pharmacy school at UNC

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The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $2.5 million gift from alumnus Fred Eshelman to expand the school's research programs and help transform the classroom experience for pharmacy students. Full story...
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Padgett doing well after kidney, pancreas transplant

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Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett is recovering after undergoing a dual-organ transplant yesterday. City spokeswoman Malissa Talbert says Padgett is resting at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Maryland. Full story...
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Councilwoman Laura Padgett undergoes dual-transplant surgery

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Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett is undergoing a dual-organ transplant surgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Center as of Tuesday evening, a city spokeswoman said. Full story...
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NC appeals court upholds smoking ban in bars

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals has unanimously upheld a state ban on smoking inside bars and restaurants. Full story...
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Operation Medicine Drop offers chance to safely dispose of old prescriptions

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Check your medicine cabinet or that drawer in your bathroom, and you'll probably find bottle of expired prescription medicine. If so, you have a chance to safely get rid of it this week. Full story...
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St. Patrick's Day revelers buzz heads for cancer research

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Hundreds came out to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Fibber's Public House on Saturday. Not all of them were there for the green beer. Full story...
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Protest held in response to commissioners turning down family planning funds

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video Just days after New Hanover County Commissioners voted against state funding for contraceptives, the response has been incredible. A few hundred people came to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington Thursday in protest of the vote. Full story...
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Schools will get to opt out of 'pink slime' beef

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The Agriculture Department says that starting next fall, schools can stop feeding students a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics. Full story...
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Parent of girl who died from inhaling helium wants to warn others

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The stepfather of a 14-year-old girl who died after inhaling helium at a party is looking to warn others about the dangerous practice. Full story...
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