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CFCC reacts to president's free college proposal

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videoLast night President Barack Obama announced his proposal to offer two years of free community college to students who qualify. The proposal is a grant program, and as such students will need to meet a variety of state and institutional requirements. Full story...
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Topsail Beach leaders discuss parking fees

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video The Town of Topsail Beach is discussing doing away with their free parking. The town manager says they need the revenue to pay for long-term beach renourishment. Full story...
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Crews clear gas leak at CFCC

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a gas leak has been fixed at a construction site on Cape Fear Community College's downtown campus. Full story...
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Wilmington man sentenced to prison for 2012 robbery

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videoA Wilmington man with an extensive criminal history will spend more than 15 years in prison for a 2012 armed robbery. Full story...
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Pender deputies charge Lejeune sailor with sex crimes involving teen

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Pender County deputies have charged a man with sex crimes involving a teenage girl. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Jean Hughes

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videoCommanding the attention of a classroom filled with more than 20 five-year-old kids can be nothing short of tricky. It takes patience and an energetic personality to maintain control of the room, but our Teacher of the Week does it with ease, all while making learning contagious. Full story...
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UPDATE: City council approves 'cottage housing' resolution

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videoThe Wilmington City Council approved a new land development plan for 'cottage houses'. Full story...
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More money going to Oak Island beach nourishment

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videoOak Island will get help from Brunswick County for beach erosion abatement and nourishment. Tuesday night, Brunswick County commissioners approved a request for $166,666 each year for three years. According to the action agenda item for the request, the state already gave the town $1.7 million for the project that's set to start in February. Full story...
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UPDATE: Missing Leland girl located

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Leland Police have found a girl reported missing. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Parent questions NHC school board bidding policy

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video A New Hanover County parent is upset with how the the school system is handing his tax dollars. Specifically, he questions how the district awards bids for work. Last fall the New Hanover County School District started a bidding process for lawn companies to take care of their athletic fields. Parent Chad O'Shields says the district violated a bidding policy and state law using taxpayer money. Full story...
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