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Not many UNC-CH students sign up for new classes

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Officials at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill say there has been no rush by students and graduates to sign up for classes to replace fraudulent ones they took in the African and Afro-American Studies Department. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Schools offering free training class in bus driver search

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videoBrunswick County Schools is offering free training classes in a search to find candidates to drive its future, according to a news release. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION: Documents show founder of Roger Bacon Academy making millions

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A records request uncovers that Baker Mitchell, founder of Roger Bacon Academy (RBA) in Leland, is making millions of dollars running local charter schools. Full story...
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Entire school joins in for anti-bullying video

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videoStudents at Myrtle Grove Middle School took bullying into their own hands today by making a video condemning the act. Full story...
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CFCC hosts electric car show

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videoCape Fear Community College students held an electric car show this afternoon at the downtown campus. The show featured "green" cars from Wilmington residents and also some new rides from area businesses. Full story...
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Coastal Land Trust pitches in to replace poaches flytraps

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The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust presented the City of Wilmington with $1,700 to restore and replace rare carnivorous plants stolen from Alderman Park. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Shake-up at Roger Bacon Academy

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According to multiple sources, Mark Cramer, headmaster and CEO of the Roger Bacon Academy was recently terminated. We called the academy twice to ask if they could confirm his departure and to talk with founder Baker Mitchell. Office Manager Jill Applewhite hung up on us twice. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Kelly Feamster

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videoSeveral Brunswick County parents took the time to nominate one teacher for her exceptional work...with exceptional children. Mrs. Kelly Feamster works with kids with special needs, particularly children with autism. Full story...
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Girls find new hope as cheerleaders

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video Good sportsmanship and team work go beyond the football roster at Topsail High School. Along the sidelines, fans can cheer on the inclusive cheer squad. It's made up of girls with developmental challenges who want nothing more than to be like those around them. Full story...
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Mold causes closure of 4 classrooms at Bellamy Elementary

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video Starting Wednesday, 5th grade students from Bellamy Elementary will be bused to Parsley Elementary every day because there’s mold in four of their classrooms. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Vickie Lapp

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video Sometimes you have to break the mold to make a lasting impact. And that's exactly what WWAY's Teacher of the Week Vicki Lapp is doing. Full story...
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South Brunswick teacher cleared of animal cruelty charges

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videoA high school teacher charged with cruelty to animals has been found not guilty, according to court documents. Full story...
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CFCC students raise awareness about suicide prevention

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videoStudents in the CFCC Psychology Club were out on the street today to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Full story...
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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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