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Make-A-Wish Foundation pays college freshman's tuition
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 5:01pm.

video A UNCW student is beating the odds one day at a time. Now, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, paying for his freshman year of college is one less thing to worry about.

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House to vote on care for those sickened by water
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/31/2012 - 11:52am.

A North Carolina congressman is speaking in support of a bill that provides medical care for Camp Lejeune Marines and their relatives who could have been sickened by drinking water contaminated with toxins linked to cancers and organ damage.

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With delay in sunscreen regulations, expert offers advice for sun lovers
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 11:43am.

video Last year the FDA made new rules for sunscreen makers. But an extension on compliance means many sunscreens still boast protections that may not be enough. We checked with a dermatologist to find out what you should be looking for before soaking in some rays.

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ONLY ON 3: Cancer patient shocked when one late payment led to eviction notice
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 10:55pm.

video When you get sick, the last thing you want to worry about are your bills. But one Wilmington woman says she's so worried about money, she can't focus on getting better. And now she may have to worry about where she's going to live.

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Komen, Race for the Cure expanding to Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 11:11am.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced today it is expanding its footprint from the Triangle to the coast. The group will also bring the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to Wilmington next spring.

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Families' gift helps UNCW in fight against cancer
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 4:54pm.

A new $1 million distinguished professorship will help UNCW fight cancer. The Lucy Ann Boddie-Brewer Distinguished Professorship will allow the School of Nursing develop new programs focused on the deadly disease.

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JUST ADD HOPE: Business turns trash into treatment for breast cancer patients
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 4:54pm.

video Pink dumpsters are not the norm, but one Wilmington company is trying to make that happen. Coastal Ladies Carting is an all-in-one trash company that handles solid and liquid waste and recycling needs. But the pink dumpsters don't stop there. The trash turns into cash for those diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Pooches in Pink support Breast Cancer Awareness
Submitted by IE on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 1:41pm.

Even man's best friend is doing their part in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pooches in Pink at Paw Beach Pet Resort in Wilmington features an opportunity to have your dog's tail or ears dyed pink.

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Feds say chemical in Lejeune water is carcinogen
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/04/2011 - 2:14pm.

Government researchers have classified a chemical found in the drinking water at Camp Lejeune for decades as a known cause of cancer in humans.

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