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Wilmington’s Tregembo Animal Park cited by USDA for violations

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspection report reveals that the agency recently cited Tregembo Animal Park for violations.

Man injured by ‘nail trap’ in the North Carolina wilderness

A man who was walking his dog has suffered deep puncture wounds to his heel after stepping on a so-called “nail trap” in the North Carolina wilderness.

PETA plans to erect billboard honoring cows killed in crash

An animal rights advocacy group has announced plans to erect a billboard memorializing 21 cows that were killed when a truck transporting them for slaughter overturned in North Carolina last week.

PETA wants you to stop saying ‘bring home the bacon’

They're tried-and-true elements of the American language, but the animal rights group PETA is suggesting that common phrases like "bring home the bacon" and "kill two birds with one stone" carry a harmful message.

Animal rights group calls dairy milk a white supremacist symbol

Dairy milk is a symbol of white supremacists, according to the animal rights group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Animal crackers break out of their cages

After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free.

‘They’re like part of my family’: Tregembo park shares their side about losing bears

WWAY is now hearing from the Tregembo Animal Park owner about their two bears that have been relocated to the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado.

Fight over rights to monkey’s selfie ends in settlement

A lawsuit over who owns the copyright to selfie photographs snapped by a monkey has ended in a settlement before a federal court could answer the novel legal question.

Tregembo Animal Park sued, owners respond

Two women have filed a lawsuit against Tregembo Animal Park, alleging the zoo's treatment of two bears, Ben and Booger, violates North Carolina's anti-cruelty statute.

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Opening of applications for CFPUA COVID Relief Program

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House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to falter because of overwhelming GOP opposition.