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Camp Lejeune teacher arrested on heroin charges

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A sixth-grade teacher at Camp Lejeune has been arrested on heroin charges. Onslow County deputies have charged Thersea Catherine Fedor, 53, of Hubert, with one count of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver heroin, one charge for allegedly keeping the drug in her home, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Full story...
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Humorous speaking contest is no laughing matter

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The competition was cooking this weekend at Wilmington Toastmasters' Humorous Speaking and Evaluation contest, and Toastmasters say perfecting speaking skills is no laughing matter. Full story...
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Cape Fear Literacy Council Spelling Bee happens tonight in Wilmington

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video The GMC team puts their spelling skills to the test on air before Cape Fear Literacy Council hosts a spelling bee in Wilmington tonight. Get the details on that and see how the anchors stack up. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Katie Diehl

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video When you look at Katie Diehl and Madison Hammonds talking with one another, you'd think they're old friends. In a way...they are. Madison is an eighth grade student at Central Middle School and though she likes eighth grade, she really loved seventh grade. That's because Mrs. Diehl was her teacher. Full story...
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Council approves funding for 3 projects, accepts reimbursement for another

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video The Wilmington City Council got to work at their Tuesday meeting covering a wide variety of items during the three and a half hour meeting. Full story...
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New Hanover Schools explores policies on personal relationships among staff

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videoThe New Hanover County Schools Policy Committee is taking a look at several policies concerning personal relationships. The committee wants to prohibit personal relationships between school employees in a supervisory-subordinate relationship. Full story...
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Grant to help BCC Small Business Incubator

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video Federal money will help a program in Brunswick County aimed at getting small businesses off the ground. The Brunswick Community College Small Business Incubator got $200,000 in federal grants today. Full story...
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UNCW hosts forum on Syria

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videoUNCW hosted a discussion today on Syria and the possibility of military intervention from the United States. Full story...
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Hagan invites students and counselors to Military Service Academy Day 2013

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Sen. Kay Hagan invites all 7th through 12th grade students and middle and high school counselors from across North Carolina to attend Military Service Academy Day 2013 at Randolph Community College on Saturday, September 21. Full story...
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Unpaid lunch costs latest hit on school budgets

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videoUnpaid school lunch charges have been on rise for years in New Hanover County, but now schools can no longer use federal funds to pay off those meals. Last year alone unpaid lunches cost the district about $122,000. Full story...
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8 students charged in western NC high school brawl

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The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that 19-year-old Isael Delgado and 18-year-old Dequawn Daniels were charged with disorderly conduct. The fight occurred on Tuesday. Full story...
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Superintendent, parents discuss challenges facing local schools

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video The school year is just a few weeks old and New Hanover County parents are already sending the superintendent’s office their report card for the 2013 school year. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Laura Moffitt

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videoWe all have a teacher who stands out when we look back on our childhood, and we're sure students won't forget this fourth grade teacher, because they're the ones who nominated her. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Boat owner says CFCC turned treasure into wreck

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videoA Brunswick County man says after years of work, Cape Fear Community College ruined his antique steamboat instead of restoring it. "It went in a showboat. It came back a shipwreck," Dominick Dellaripa said. Full story...
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Troopers: Driver falls asleep, crashes into school bus with students

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videoA driver fell asleep and crashed his SUV head-on into a school bus Tuesday morning, sending the driver and six students to hospitals, according to the Highway Patrol. Full story...
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