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JUST ADD HOPE: The Mail Room helps teachers stretch tight budgets

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video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of the positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do that, we're showcasing The Mail Room, which is a Wilmington business all about giving back with what they have. Full story...
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Rotary partners with Williston Middle School to help students

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The Rotary Club held a luncheon today to kick off the Williston Legacy Project. Rotary is partnering with the school to provide technology and literacy programs to help students. Not only that, rotary will provide speakers, mentors, tutors and volunteers for school events and academic clubs. Full story...
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As summer ends, kids get started on Christmas decorations at Airlie

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Although Christmas is still a few months away campers at Lego Camp at Airlie Gardens are getting to make and program train cars will be seen by thousands of visitors during Enchanted Airlie. Full story...
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UNCW welcomes freshmen at convocation

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A sea of nearly 2,000 fresh teal shirts worn by the class of 2015 met at the clock tower on the UNCW campus this morning for convocation. It is the official academic welcome for freshmen. Full story...
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College freshmen hopeful about future despite tough economy

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video Some say the economy is recovering. Others think we're still in a recession. Either way you look at it, the truth is: it's still difficult to find jobs. Full story...
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Some NC schools look for teachers, lose others

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Administrators are scrambling to hire teachers with the new school year less than a week away for most North Carolina students, even as budget-cutting forces layoffs of other workers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Jeweler uses car as carrot to keep kids in school

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videoThe local jeweler who gained national attention after giving away thousands of dollars in jewelery is at it again. This time around Alan Perry is giving away a car to a high school senior. Full story...
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UNCW puts out list of 'gay-friendly' churches, businesses

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video UNCW has put out a list of approved "gay friendly" churches for faculty and students raising concerns by at least one professor that taxpayers are inadvertently involved in "telling people where to go to church." Full story...
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ECU dean resigns after travel expenses and extra income questioned by state

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The dean of the new dental school at East Carolina University has resigned following a state auditor's report questioning travel expenses and income earned from sources outside the school. Full story...
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NC parents in limbo amid pre-kindergarten battle

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Thousands of North Carolina parents are wondering whether their 4-year-olds will attend taxpayer-paid pre-kindergarten this year despite a judge's ruling that all needy families should have access. Full story...
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