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Local high school student writes children's book

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Seventeen-year-old Carolyn Goodin seems like most high school kids. The Trask High School senior likes hanging out with friends and is studying for her SATs. You can also add author and illustrator to her list of accomplishments. Full story...
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Brunswick County superintendent responds to third lawsuit

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The Brunswick County superintendent is responding to a third lawsuit filed against the school system. Earlier this week parents of a former South Brunswick High student filed a lawsuit against the school system after their son was sexually molested by a janitor. Full story...
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Bradley Creek Elementary receives grant

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Progress Energy donated $30,000 to a Chamber of Commerce program that gives money to teacher scholarships. This year's recipient was Ann Lineberry, physical education teacher at Bradley Creek Elementary. Full story...
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Students learn about nation's history on Constitution Day

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videoMonday is Constitution Day and students nationwide are learning about our nation's history. Full story...
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New After-School Program

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A new program in Wilmington aimed at helping at-risk kids. Full story...
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Brunswick County Schools fighting lawsuit

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Brunswick County Schools are fighting back against the lawsuit filed by parents of the student who married her coach. Full story...
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Some parents unhappy with preschoolers making pit stop on school bus route

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videoSome preschoolers in New Hanover County who ride the bus to school are making a pit stop on their way that some parents say they didn't know about. This year the Board of Transportation is having preschoolers and year round elementary students ride together to save money. But some parents say they weren't aware their young children had to make a bus change on the way to school. Full story...
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Brunswick Community College to launch lifelong learning program

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This Friday Brunswick Community College will start a new program called "BILL" -- the Brunswick Institute of Lifelong Learning. It's a unique way for people to continue learning beyond a formal classroom setting. Full story...
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UNCW hosts education summit

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The University of North Carolina at Wilmington was the site for a rather weighty summit on education Wednesday -- a summit that included the public. Full story...
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Crowded Brunswick County school to get relief

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Belville Elementary will be getting eight additional classrooms by August 2008. The school board voted unanimously in favor of the new classrooms as well as site improvements. Full story...
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10 students injured in Gastonia school bus accident

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Authorities say 10 students were injured after their school bus collided with two vehicles in Gastonia. Full story...
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Fourth grader caught with handgun at school in Charlotte

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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a fourth-grader was caught today at school with a gun in his waistband and two bullets in his hand. Full story...
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3 teens arrested in Pender High School fire

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Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a fire that caused property damage on the Pender High School campus back in early August. Full story...
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Locals remember 9/11 attacks

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videoPeople around the country and here at home are remembering the sixth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Outside Randall Library the college Republicans have placed 3,000 flags in remembrance. This was just one way people are showing support Tuesday. Full story...
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Parents concerned about children's bus stop safety

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videoParents have some serious safety concerns over what goes on at one local school bus stop. They say since school started the bus has been at least 15 minutes late every day, leaving their children standing on the corner. They say their kids have been approached by drug dealers and people looking for sex. Full story...
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