Archive - Mar 21, 2012
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UNCW students recycle trash into palm trees
Submitted by IE on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:10pm.

Some UNC Wilmington students put the idea of turning trash into treasure into practice today. Students worked together to build palm trees out of recyclable materials found around campus. The campus dining collected boxes, can lids and two-liter soda bottles to construct the trees.

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Students get on bus to learn in lab
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:05pm.

The DESTINY Science Bus Discovery from UNC Chapel Hill transformed into a classroom for a New Hanover High School biology class for the day. DESTINY stands for Delivering Edge-cutting Science Technology and Internet across North Carolina for Years to come.

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Columbus Co. stops student paddling after finding out it spanked 2nd most in state
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 2:21pm.

video It may seem like something from the old days, but children are still being paddled in North Carolina schools.Columbus County Schools recently abandoned the punishment after finding out the district was using it more than all but one school district in the state.

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Marshall injury stirs memories of 1984 at UNC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 12:38pm.

In 1984, the Tar Heels began the year favored to win the national basketball championship - but their point guard, Kenny Smith, broke his wrist. Fast forward to 2012, and point guard Kendall Marshall could be out with a broken wrist when North Carolina meets Ohio Friday in the round of 16 in St. Louis.

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Saints' Payton suspended for season by NFL
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 12:35pm.

The NFL has suspended New Orleans head coach Sean Payton for the 2012 season, and former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is banned from the league indefinitely because of the team's bounty program that targeted opposing players.

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Tim Tebow traded from Broncos to Jets
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 12:29pm.

Tim Tebow has been traded to the Jets. The team said Wednesday it has acquired the polarizing quarterback from the Broncos. Denver general manager Brian Xanders says the Broncos will receive fourth- and sixth-round draft picks, while New York gets a seventh-rounder - all in 2012.

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City, state leaders talk issues over breakfast
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 10:48am.

Jobs, jobs, jobs. That was the focus of the annual legislative breakfast with members of Wilmington City Council and our state legislature.

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Padgett doing well after kidney, pancreas transplant
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 9:49am.

Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett is recovering after undergoing a dual-organ transplant yesterday. City spokeswoman Malissa Talbert says Padgett is resting at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Maryland.

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