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Shop's window displays bring shoppers back

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videoHave you ever been walking in downtown Wilmington, and noticed the flashy and fancy décor and clothes in the windows of A Second Time Around? Full story...
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NC could encourage history class lessons

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The Department of Public Instruction may encourage North Carolina high school teachers to use material from an institute funded by the conservative Koch family. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the Virginia-based Bill of Rights Institute has a $100,000 contract with North Carolina to help develop materials for teachers in a course on the nation's founding principles. Full story...
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NC could encourage history class lessons

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The Department of Public Instruction may encourage North Carolina high school teachers to use material from an institute funded by the conservative Koch family. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the Virginia-based Bill of Rights Institute has a $100,000 contract with North Carolina to help develop materials for teachers in a course on the nation's founding principles. Full story...
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NC might encourage history material funded by Koch brothers

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The Department of Public Instruction may encourage North Carolina high school teachers to use material from an institute funded by the conservative Koch family. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the Virginia-based Bill of Rights Institute has a $100,000 contract with North Carolina to help develop materials for teachers in a course on the nation's founding principles. Full story...
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NC school board hears about new take on US history

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A building national debate is showing up in North Carolina over whether high school students should be taught that America is exceptional despite its faults, or whether the country's history should be explained more objectively. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The many hats of Jim Leutze

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videour Extraordinary Person of the Week has penned a new book with his perspective on where North Carolina once was and is now. His experience in the Tar Heel State is vast and has him thinking we're headed in the wrong direction. This week we introduce you to the many hats of Jim Leutze. Full story...
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Pearl Harbor survivors sought for 73rd anniversary commemoration

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video A local group that honors the history of World War II is looking for Pearl Harbor survivors for an annual event. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Historical Hands on Deck!

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videoIn 1988, a woman would apply for a job aboard the USS North Carolina Battleship. She didn't get it. Then the job reopened. She got it this go around! Now she is a key player in using her creativity to bring the life of Battleship North Carolina to life. What we have are historical hands on deck! Full story...
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World War I Memorial moved to river front

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videoMoving an 8-10,000 pound monument is no easy task, but a crew of men did just that this morning. Full story...
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Historic iron gate returns to Airlie Gardens

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videoAirlie Gardens officially opened its historic gate this morning after months of restoration. Blacksmith Ben Kastner says there are not many of these traditionally-made gates left. Full story...
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