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Court rules Roger Bacon Academy can’t sue former Brunswick Co. Schools Superintendent

A North Carolina appeals court says a company running a string of taxpayer-funded charter schools and its founder cannot sue a former local school superintendent who criticized plans for a competing school.
Aaron Blake Williams October 2015 (Photo: New Hanover Co. Jail)
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Man pleads guilty to Marsh Oaks hit-and-run

The man charged with several felonies relating to the hit-and-run in Marsh Oaks in 2015 appeared in New Hanover County Superior Court this morning.
Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)
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Brunswick County judge heading to inauguration

A Brunswick County judge is packing her suitcase and heading to Capitol Hill this week to attend Donald Trump's inauguration.
Ethan Blevins (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
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11-year-old selling years of medals, belts to help boy who needs kidney transplant

An 11-year-old boy from Surf City is packing up years of medals, trophies, and hard earned awards all to try to help a boy he's never met get the kidney he desperately needs.
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Woman accused of tossing puppy out of window of moving car

The woman said she asked Carr to keep the dog from climbing into the front seat. The woman said heard a thud after the window rolled down.
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Panthers wide receivers coach Ricky Proehl resigns

Wide receivers coach Ricky Proehl has resigned from the Carolina Panthers so he can spend more time watching his sons play college football.
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Report finds 8 men control as much wealth as 3.6 billion people

A study has found that just 8 men control as much wealth as the poorest half of the world's population, roughly 3.6 billion people.
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Study shows US abortion rate lowest since 1974

The total from 2014 represented a drop of 12.5 percent from Guttmacher's previous survey, which tallied 1.06 million abortions in 2011.
Teacher Sarah Osborne and student Madeline Chandler talk about big trip ahead. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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Local students will travel to presidential inauguration

A group of area students are traveling to Washington D.C. to see the 58th Presidential Inauguration.
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List of House Democrats boycotting inauguration now at 30

More than 30 House Democrats plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, casting the Republican businessman as a threat to democracy.
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Animal shelter director charged with using shelter funds for personal bills

The warrant says Everall is charged with using shelter money for personal gain, including buying meals, paying personal bills and giving money to a shelter volunteer to pay a personal bill.
Betty White 95th Birthday
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Betty White turns 95, fans celebrate

The actress is celebrating her birthday Tuesday. She tells Yahoo's Katie Couric that she's "most grateful" for still getting job offers.
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Ex-Mob Boss Nicodemo Scarfo Dies in Prison

Scarfo, described as 5-foot-5 with a high-pitched voice, was "a greedy, ruthless despot" who reveled in "wanton, ruthless and senseless violence."