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Teens

Study says teen choose food over fashion

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videoTeens these days are forking over the cash for food instead of clothes. Tacos over tees, pizza over pants, and drinks over dresses. For the first time in more than 13 years, teens choose food over fashion. That's according to a study released earlier this month by Piper Jaffary. Full story...
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Disney Channel seeks talent in Wilmington

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videoThe Disney Channel is looking for new, fresh faces right here in Wilmington this weekend. Full story...
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Wilmington Teen Attends JDRF Children's Congress in Washington

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A Wilmington teen represented North Carolina at the JDRF Children's Congress in Washington. He was one of 150 children with Juvenile Diabetes from around the country that gathered to lobby congress.video Full story...
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Poll: Teens migrating from Facebook to Twitter

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Teens told researchers there were too many adults on Facebook and too much sharing of teenage angst and inane details like what a friend ate for dinner. Full story...
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Three juveniles charged in Durham murder

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Police said Saturday they have charged three young people in the murder of a 35-year-old man. Full story...
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3 teens killed, 1 injured in Wake County crash

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol says three teens have been killed a fourth has been critically injured in a wreck in northern Wake County. Full story...
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Misbehaving teenagers tend to have problems with finances and depression later in life

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Teens who act out in school are more likely to experience wide-ranging problems as adults. That is according to a new study that tracked adolescents for 40 years. Full story...
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Young Black & Under Attack Part 3

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videoIn the final segment of our series Young, Black and Under Attack. We highlight two community organizations dedicated to helping teenagers. Teens say these groups gave them a voice. Full story...
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Sampson County church helps youth through drama

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videoVanessa Richardson is the drama director at Deliverance Victory Temple. She writes plays based on what teens are dealing with at her church. Students say the program helps them make smarter choices. Full story...
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Summit gives voice to teen problems

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videoIn Wilmington, students gathered at New Hanover High School for the 3rd annual Teen Summit. Urban Promotions organized the event, which was geared toward helping local teens overcome adolescent issues. Full story...
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