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JUST ADD HOPE: Educators spread love of literacy
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 2:32pm.

video The ability to read is a ticket to success. That’s why two Brunswick County educators are forming the Juna Foundation. It’s a project all about getting books in the hands of kids in honor of two women who battled cancer and both had a love for literature.

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School board member upset over loss of web domain
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 2:17pm.

video A New Hanover County School Board member has learned what could happen if you let a domain expire. Elizabeth Redenbaugh discovered she could not re-register her website because someone else owned it. She was surprised to find out who the new owner is.

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Most school districts won't add 5 extra days
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 11:28am.

video North Carolina public school officials are overriding a requirement for 185 classroom days after local school districts complained about the extra costs to operate buses and buildings.

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Foreclosures in Wilmington on the rise
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 10:01am.

A new housing report out today indicates foreclosure rates in the Wilmington area are on the rise. These figures, coming from CoreLogic, show foreclosure rates in January 2012 at nearly three percent.

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Winston-Salem seeks sale of 2 sports venues
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 9:57am.

Winston-Salem officials are determined to sell two city-owned sports arenas to universities in town.

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NC picking up pace returning tax refund checks
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 8:13am.

North Carolina's tax collectors are doing a better job of cutting checks for people who are due refunds.

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Hurricane officials: No more tape for windows
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 8:09am.

Officials with the National Hurricane Center have a message for residents living in hurricane-prone areas: Don't tape your windows.

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NASA launches suborbital rockets from Virginia
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 7:51am.

After several delays, NASA has launched five rockets from Virginia that are part of a study of the upper level jet stream.

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