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StarNews: 4 groups hope to open charter schools in Southeastern N.C. for 2014-15

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videoFour groups in Southeastern North Carolina say they want to open charter schools in the 2014-15 school year – a move that, if approved, would more than double the number of charter schools in the area. Full story...
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StarNews: Transportation panel backs next step on new bridge crossing

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Consideration of another Cape Fear River crossing is sputtering into gear, and on Wednesday the project was given a healthy shove by the region's Transportation Advisory Committee. Full story...
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StarNews: Pender shooting leads to wreck

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video A man who reportedly fired shots inside his Pender County house about 11:30 a.m. Thursday, was critically injured when he wrecked his motorcycle in an attempt to escape police , officials said. Full story...
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StarNews Preview: New members of New Hanover Commission will face challenges

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video As you get ready to cast your votes for New Hanover County Commission, you'll want a good understanding of what challenges they'll face if elected. Good Morning Carolina anchor Ashley Jacobs sat down with Kevin Maurer from the StarNews to get the inside scoop before the story hits newsstands. Full story...
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STARNEWS SUNDAY PREVIEW: Burmese refugees part 2

Last month we told you about a StarNews story about Burmese refugees adjusting to life in Wilmington. This Sunday you can read more about the struggles and life-changing accomplishments two young girls and their father face as the girls begin life at a local school.

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Panetta: Navy SEAL writer should be punished

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video Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is suggesting some kind of punishment for the retired Navy SEAL who wrote a book about the Osama bin Laden military operation. Wilmington StarNews Editor Kevin Maurer co-authored the book "No Easy Day" with the SEAL. Full story...
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Longtime StarNews editor appointed to newsroom's top post

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A longtime StarNews editor has been appointed to the newsroom's top post. Pam Sander, the newspaper's digital/newsroom operations editor, was named executive editor Thursday. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Newspaper ads stir WASTEC controversy

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video Two full page ads in the Sunday edition of the StarNews are getting some special attention today. Full story...
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SEAL who wrote bin Laden raid book with StarNews editor identified

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video The Navy SEAL who wrote about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden under a pseudonym is Matt Bissonnette, who retired from the Navy last summer. Bissonnette is from Virginia Beach, VA. He was first identified by Fox News. Full story...
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StarNews Sunday Preview: Burmese Refugees

Sunday's StarNews spotlights a refugee family from Burma arriving in the u-s and here in Wilmington. One family spent 11 years in a camp. Now they are introduced to American customs and lifestyle here in the port city. WWAY's Chris Phillips sat down with StarNews photographer Matt Born.

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StarNews Sunday Preview: Family learns veteran's long-kept secret

There are more than 23 million American Veterans living today, but you may be surprised how many never speak of their service, especially in WWII. In Sunday's StarNews you can read the story of a prisoner of war that even his family did not know for a long time. Ashley Jacobs gets a preview from Jim Ware of the StarNews.

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BB&T Football Jamboree Preview

It's already time for the 26th annual BB&T High School Football Jamboree. Today, WWAY's John Rendleman discussed the event with StarNews sports editor Dan Spears.

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StarNews Sunday Preview: Movie productions pay off for local law enforcement

The StarNews is reporting that the film industry is having a very positive economic impact on local law enforcement agencies and their officers. Reporter Cassie Foss sat down with "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Ashley Jacobs to explain.

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Starnews Sunday Preview: Dealing with Grief

At some point in life we all have to deal with loss. When you pick up Sunday's edition of the Starnews...You'll find out about some of the resources available in our area to help deal with grief for people of all ages. "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Ashley Jacobs sat down with Starnews reporter Jim Ware for a preview.

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Talking baseball with StarNews reporter Shelby Sebens

As the latest developments in the debate over whether to build a ballpark in Wilmington continue to make headlines, we talked with StarNews reporter Shelby Sebens about what's going on.

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