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Interim chancellor named for UNCW

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videoAn interim leader has been named for UNC Wilmington to take over after Chancellor Gary Miller leaves for a new job this summer. Today UNC President Tom Ross appointed Dr. William A. Sederburg of Asheville to serve as UNCW's interim chancellor starting Aug. 1. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. school bonds in, permitting changes out

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videoHundreds of people showed up at tonight's New Hanover County Commission meeting. On the agenda, everything from school bonds to special use permits. Full story...
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Miller to leave UNCW for Wisconsin-Green Bay

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videoGary Miller is leaving the University of North Carolina Wilmington. According to a news release, Miller will resign effective July 31 after being named Chancellor-elect of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay today. Full story...
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Miller pulled out of Buffalo State search ahead of selection

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videoSUNY Buffalo State has selected its new president, and it's not UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller. A UNCW spokeswoman confirms Miller withdrew his name from consideration for the New York job earlier this week for personal reasons. Full story...
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UNCW appeals jury's verdict, judge's ruling in Adams lawsuit

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videoThe University of North Carolina Wilmington has filed a notice of appeal in criminology professor Mike Adams' case against the university. Full story...
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NC Senate Republicans defend budget choices

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North Carolina Senate Republicans are defending cuts proposed in their state government budget proposal to pay for teacher raises and for changes to Medicaid that reject Gov. Pat McCrory's reform plan. Full story...
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Nonprofit group files ethics complaint against Baker Mitchell, Roger Bacon Academy

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videoThe executive director of a nonprofit charter school advocacy group has filed a complaint with the N.C. State Ethics Commission against Baker Mitchell, founder of several charter schools in Southeastern North Carolina. Full story...
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CFCC starts building Surf City campus

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videoHigher education is taking shape in Surf City. Today Cape Fear Community College set into place the first bricks for its new Alston W. Burke Campus off NC 210. Full story...
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NC Senate offers big teacher raise for tenure loss

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North Carolina senators are offering veteran teachers a choice between a double-digit pay raise or keeping the job protections a court says lawmakers can't strip away. State senators on Wednesday announced their proposed budget will include pay raises of more than 10 percent for teachers who have earned career status after four years. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: School Year Recap

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videoFrom shock and surprise to tears of joy, winning Teacher of the Week comes with a lot of differing emotions. One thing that all winners have in common is a big check to help them teach our area kids. Full story...
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