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Student leads food drive for Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

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Matthew Farr decided he would do a research project on the economy and it's effects on charity programs. Saturday, he held a food drive at Lowes foods on North College Road to benefit Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, a non-profit company that gives food to the needy. Full story...
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Future scientists match wits at Olympiad Science Fair

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videoUNCW hosted their annual Olympiad Science Fair on Saturday. It was a chance for area middle and high school students to be creative and competitive. Full story...
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NC Maritime Museum trying to stay afloat

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The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Southport could be on the chopping block because of state budget cuts. Museum supporters pleaded their case at last night's Board of Aldermen meeting. They want to house the museum in the city's parks and recreation building, and are asking the city to lease it to the state for one dollar a year, for ten years. Full story...
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Students discover learning about pi can be fun

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Today, the Cape Fear Museum honored the famous number pi. Not pie that you eat, but the pi you learned about in math class; you know, the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle which is about equal to 3.14. Full story...
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Forestry Museum stresses importance of valuable resource

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videoForestry has been a large part of our state's industry beginning in the Colonial times. The North Carolina Forestry Museum in downtown Whiteville walks us through what made North Carolina pines so important to building the state and local economy. Full story...
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House Bill 88 to give parents choices about sex education for their children in school

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videoA newly proposed bill could change the way students learn about sex in the classroom. House Bill 88 may eventually give North Carolina parents a choice about what their kids are taught in sex education classes. Full story...
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Pedestrian safety a concern in New Hanover County

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videoFor eight consecutive years, AAA has rated New Hanover County as the state's most dangerous county for drivers. Statistics also show the county has become more dangerous for pedestrians. Between 2007 and 2008 the number of pedestrian fatalities on New Hanover County roads doubled. Full story...
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Poor third quarter earnings announced by Smithfield Foods

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Smithfield Foods, the leading pork processing plant in the country, just released their third quarter earnings. In the third quarter, Smithfield netted a loss of more than $100 million. Full story...
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Brunswick teen in custody for multiple charges

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A Brunswick County teenager is in custody tonight for allegedly stealing a car, and driving it from Wilmington to Leland. Full story...
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"About four" Wave Transit drivers suspended without pay

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A handful of Wave Transit bus drivers have been suspended for using their cell phones while behind the wheel. Full story...
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