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New Hanover Health Dept. looking at other ways to use rejected grant money
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 3:38pm.

video After all five New Hanover County Commissioners voted against a grant to fund contraceptives for women yesterday, the New Hanover County Health Department is trying again.

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Allergy season hits Cape Fear with full force
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 2:53pm.

video Flowers are blooming, and the pollen is here. The official start of spring is still a week away, but some of us are already suffering with springtime allergies, and it could get worse.

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US Senate panel hears about Camp Lejeune water
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 11:35am.

A US Senate committee is hearing about the military's attempt to delete information from a report about contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune.

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Commissioners vote down family planning grant, Barfield regrets decision
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 9:44pm.

video Providing contraception for women has been a national topic for months, and now it has sparked debate in New Hanover County. Commissioners unanimously voted down a state grant that would fund contraceptive supplies and services in the county.

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ONLY ON 3: Specialized pharmacies see greater demand as supply of some drugs lags
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 3:55pm.

videoNationwide, there is a long list of prescription drugs that are in short supply. From certain cancer medications to painkillers, the supply of these drugs is dwindling.

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ONLY ON 3: Tenant says apartment complex would not deal with mold problem
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 4:55pm.

videoA moldy apartment has forced a Wilmington man to move. He claims the management company would not do anything about it.

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Merck: FDA won't OK its combo cholesterol drug now
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 10:30am.

Federal regulators have decided not to approve a new combination cholesterol drug made by Merck & Co., at least for now.

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Family surrounds baby with love as she waits for new heart
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 10:35pm.

videoA Wilmington family says the happiest day of their life took a turn for the worse when they found out their newborn baby would have to struggle to survive.

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New law aims at keeping prescription drugs off the streets
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 03/01/2012 - 4:56pm.

video Prescription drugs have become a threat. That's the message from law enforcement officers today. They came together to talk about a new law that could affect your next trip to the pharmacy.

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Fourth case of rabies this year in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/27/2012 - 3:23pm.

New Hanover County Animal Control says the fourth case of rabies this year in the county has been confirmed.

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