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NC weighs separate oversight for charter schools

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Some North Carolina lawmakers want to take oversight of taxpayer-funded charter schools away from the state school board that runs other public schools. Full story...
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Gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court spark debate in Wilmington

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video Should gay couples be allowed to marry and and be afforded the same benefits as a man and a woman? Some of our country's brightest legal minds are left to answer that question as the battle hit the United States Supreme Court this afternoon. Full story...
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AP: UNC panel suspends honor charge over rape case

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's chancellor says the school's student-led honor system has agreed to suspend proceedings against a sophomore it accuses of intimidating a man she says sexually assaulted her. Full story...
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NC House wants kids to focus on handwriting

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Some North Carolina lawmakers want to require that school children learn how to write and multiply even in today's modern world. Full story...
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Riverfest donates scholarships to CFCC Marine Technology

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video Five students in Cape Fear Community College's Marine Technology program got a big check today to help pay their tuition. Riverfest donated $8,000 for scholarships. Full story...
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Student struck and killed while boarding NC bus

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a student has been struck and killed at a school bus stop near Garner. Full story...
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Gov. McCory's budget cuts have teacher assistants fighting for their jobs

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video Teacher assistants around the state are fighting to keep their jobs after Governor Pat McCrory announced cutting jobs in his budget plan. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: UNCW settles case with family of 2006 shooting victim

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videoUNCW has reached a settlement with the family of a college student shot and killed by a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy more than six years ago, according to a news release on the school's website. Full story...
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McCrory's budget plan draws mixed reviews during Wilmington visit

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videoGov. Pat McCrory today made his first trip to the Port City since taking office in January. His visit comes one day after he announced his budget plan for the next two years, which CFCC says will take a bite out of a signature program. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory discusses jobs in our area, budget plan

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videoGov. Pat McCrory made his first visit to Wilmington since taking office. He discussed job development in the region and the budget plan he announced yesterday, including how it would impact the Marine Technology program at Cape Fear Community College. Full story...
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