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SC student arrested for throwing paper airplane at teacher

Teacher Edward McIver told deputies that he was upset after getting hit by the airplane because he recently had had eye surgery.
21 hours ago
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NC education law will remain blocked until June trial

A new North Carolina law transferring power away from the State Board of Education to the elected state superintendent will remain blocked for several additional months before a trial this summer over its constitutionality.
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Phony doctor with fake license performs physicals on 100 students

The medical license number provided by the woman proved to be fake. The district set up free new physicals for those who had been examined by her.
2 days ago
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Some schools required to ask parent permission to show Inauguration

In Brunswick county, a school spokeswoman says teachers were instructed to notify parents if they planned to show the Inauguration in class.
School image desk and books
2 days ago
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Some North Carolina schools may cut arts, physical education

School systems say they may have to cut arts and physical education in elementary schools this fall if North Carolina lawmakers do not change plans for reducing class sizes.
Kanye West
3 days ago
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University unrolls Kanye West class; is huge success

75 students are registered for "Politics of Kanye West: Black Genius and Sonic Aesthetics," which began this week. There's a waiting list to get in.
HB2 House Bill 2 gavel
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UNC President says job candidates refusing to move because of HB2

Academics being recruited by North Carolina's public university system have ruled out moving to the state because of a law limiting legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.
Teacher Sarah Osborne and student Madeline Chandler talk about big trip ahead. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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Local students will travel to presidential inauguration

A group of area students are traveling to Washington D.C. to see the 58th Presidential Inauguration.