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A can of food gets kids into the Children's Museum free Saturday

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videoThe Children’s Museum of Wilmington’s Inaugural ThankFULL Wilmington, a day of celebration, giving, and entertaining Thanksgiving-centered activities at the Museum, will be held Saturday, November 23, 2013. Full story...
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Scholar discusses mystery of Star of Bethlehem

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video The Gospel of Matthew claims a mysterious star appeared at the birth of Jesus. Tonight at UNCW, a scholar is trying to explain the mystery of the Star of Bethlehem. Full story...
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Protestors make school board see red

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As members of the New Hanover County Board of Education met for their meeting they were met by protestors who were Red for Ed. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Tracy Swick

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video Tracy Swick says she draws on her experience as a mother of three to lead her fourth grade classroom at Winter Park Elementary; she wants to make each student feel loved and right at home. Full story...
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Gay alum disappointed with Myrtle Grove Christian School anti-gay policy

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videoAccording to a letter signed by Head of School Stacey Miller, the school reserves the right to refuse admission or kick out a student "if the atmosphere or conduct within a particular home or the activities of the student are counter to or are in opposition to the biblical lifestyle the school teaches." Full story...
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McCrory: Frontloading teacher raises among options

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Gov. Pat McCrory says his administration is looking at many options to bolster North Carolina public school teacher pay, including front-loading raises toward new teachers and increases based on instructional performance or in-demand fields. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Library gets $75,000 grant

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videoNew Hanover County libraries received a $75,000 grant from PNC Bank this morning. The funds will go to create a financial education program for pre-schoolers. Full story...
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Judge denies request to reduce bond for former teacher accused of molesting student

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A reduction of bond was denied Wednesday for a former middle school teacher charged last year with indecent liberties in the molestation of a middle school student. Full story...
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Bladen Community College closing early due to utility problem

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A facilities utility problem is forcing administrators at Bladen Community College in Dublin shut down the campus early today. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. School District bans teachers from wearing 'Red for Ed' t-shirts

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videoTeachers in New Hanover County and elsewhere have been protesting education cuts and teacher pay by wearing red T-shirts to show their support for education. Now the New Hanover County School Board is the one seeing red and putting an end to it. Full story...
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Panel discusses root of Port City violence

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video After hundreds of shots fired in Wilmington this year local law enforcement has promised increased patrols, but a panel of doctors from UNCW says we can’t arrest our way out of the current crime wave. Full story...
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Veteran uses WWII, Holocaust to teach kids about bullying

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video A 96-year-old Army veteran is taking a unique approach to teach kids about bullying. In Wilmington today, he used his stories of war and liberation to make the connection that bullying is nothing to keep quiet. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. court clerk appointed to state Task Force on Safer Schools board

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Gov. Pat McCrory announced the appointments to a Task Force on Safer Schools today. The group ranges from students and teachers to elected officials, lawyers and law enforcement from across North Carolina, including James MacCallum who will serve as vice chairman of the board. Full story...
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Town Hall meeting discusses importance of policy in New Hanover County

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video Policy is a six letter word, but according to the North Carolina Justice Center its meaning effects everyone from the mountains to the coast. Full story...
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Global warming could be affecting area fisheries

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video In North Carolina fishing is a multi-million dollar industry, but researchers say climate change is turning into a fishy situation off our coast. Full story...
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