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Wilmington researchers try to help solve adolescent depression

video Overcoming depression can be an uphill battle, especially because the symptoms are difficult to recognize. This is especially true for teenagers.

UPDATE: Prison officials rule out tuberculosis

The department of corrections says all the test samples from inmates at Tabor Correctional are negative for tuberculosis.

State wants to regulate drink choices at daycares

video State lawmakers have their hands full this week coming up with a new budget. And as if that weren't enough, the House also approved a bill that legislates how much juice and milk kids can get in private daycares.

ONLY ON 3: Prison officials investigate inmate’s illness

videoA sick inmate at an area prison has the Department of Corrections testing for tuberculosis. On Tuesday Tabor Correctional officials removed a inmate from the prison after he complained numerous times about his health. The man was so sick that prison officials had to take him to Central Prison in Raleigh to get treated.

“Pizza Diet Man” cycles into Wilmington on 30-day pizza bike tour

videoCan you actually lose weight only eating pizza? A man who cycled into Wilmington says you can one slice at a time.

Review pinpoints Pender Co. Board of Health problems, members fight over results

video A health department divided. That's how an independent review described the Pender County Health Department. Monday night the Pender County Board of Health held a special meeting to discuss the report sparked by employee allegations.

UPDATE: After “thorough investigation”, Pender Board of Health says no Health Dept. workers taking illegal drugs

video We also asked how she could call it a "thorough" investigation when no one was drug tested and if she actually expected someone to admit to using drugs during a question and answer session.

Study fails to end debate on cancer, cell phone link

Long-awaited data from an international study have found no evidence of increased risk of brain tumors associated with mobile phones, except in people who have the most exposure.

Allergies may need more than OTC

Doctors say a cold winter combined with plants blooming at the same time and little rain have led to an increase in pollen. Also, allergies can happen at an older age, so you may suddenly be struck with allergies for the first time this season.

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Local museum holding a monthlong diaper drive

Celebrating their 70th year as a museum, the Burgwin-Wright House is giving back to the community.

NC roadway considered one of the nation’s most scenic byways

The 31-mile corridor joins the Blue Ridge Parkway and four other North Carolina roads in getting All-American status.

SC man attacks girlfriend, sets fires over stimulus check

Ray Michael Bradford Jr., of Spartanburg, has been charged with attempted murder, three counts of arson, and malicious destruction of property.