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Water Quality Swimming Alerts issued in Surf City, Caswell Beach

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State officials today are notifying the public that testing at an ocean-side site in Pender County showed levels of bacteria exceeding the state and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality swimming standards. Full story...
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US marshals raid NC food business after FDA check

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US marshals have seized food from a Durham warehouse that supplies Chinese, Mexican and Indian food to restaurants after inspectors found problems with pests. Full story...
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Stay safe while cleaning up after the storm

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As residents begin cleaning from Hurricane Irene, State Health Director Dr. Jeff Engel advises North Carolinians to take extra precautions to protect their health and safety. Injuries from falls are common after storms as residents climb ladders to repair roof or tree damage. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Memorable day for women who gave birth during Hurricane Irene

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video Irene brought with her extreme conditions that couldn't be controlled: torrential downpour, whipping winds and for some, labor pains. New Hanover Regional Medical Center reported 12 deliveries of newborns during the storm. Full story...
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FDA OKs Botox for certain bladder control issues

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The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved Allergan's Botox injection for a new use in patients who have bladder problems caused by spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis. Full story...
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Boy says he saw fin before marine animal bit him at Wrightsville Beach

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New details have been released on a child that suffered a bite by a marine animal yesterday. It happened about 4:00 yesterday afternoon near access number 8 in the vicinity of Moores inlet at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Pitt County Memorial Hospital to change its name

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Officials at Pitt County Memorial Hospital say the facility will change its name to UHS Medical Center beginning Oct. 1. Full story...
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NC diners get hepatitis vaccine after ill worker

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Cumberland County health officials have administered more than 2,700 doses of hepatitis A immunizations after a worker at a local Olive Garden restaurant came down with the illness. Full story...
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New face of chimpanzee attack victim revealed

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The new face of a Connecticut woman who was mauled by a chimpanzee two years ago has been revealed for the first time in photos showing a startling transformation. Full story...
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Boil water advisory issued for some Leland neighborhoods

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The water consumers of Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO, in Brunswick County are experiencing periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system in the Old Town Subdivision, the areas affective are Albemarle Place, and North Olde Towne Wynd to Windsor Drive. Full story...
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