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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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McCrory budget proposal would cripple CFCC Marine Tech program

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videoGovernor McCrory unveiled his state budget proposal today and it doesn't bode well for Cape Fear Community College's Marine Tech program. The proposal only allocates $344,000 to the program, only half of what it takes to operate on an annual basis. Full story...
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Brunswick County schools to operate on staggered schedule

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Brunswick County schools responded quickly to the community's concerns regarding school safety following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary. Now leaders are starting to feel the pinch in their pockets. Full story...
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Garden Club donation to expand CFCC gardens

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video Just in time for spring, Cape Fear Community College is expanding its educational garden at the North Campus in Castle Hayne and build a new garden downtown. Full story...
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