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UNCW chancellor finalist for job in Ohio

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videoUNCW Chancellor Gary Miller is among the finalists to be president at an Ohio university. Miller came to UNCW in the summer of 2011. Full story...
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Four teens charged for having drugs at school

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The Pender County Sheriff's Office says four teen have been charged for having drugs on campus. According to a news release, Wednesday administrators and the school resource officer at Penderlea School got a tip there was marijuana at the school. Full story...
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NC official warns charters to release salaries

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The director of charter schools in North Carolina is warning the schools they could be punished if they refuse to release public records requests for salary information. Full story...
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Legislative panel wants Common Core stopped in NC

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videoLegislators want to replace new public school academic standards used by North Carolina and more than 40 other states after hearing parents and other groups complain that the Common Core program is controlling curriculum and classrooms. Full story...
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Spell check: Campaign ad needs an education

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videoAn ad for a North Carolina Senate candidate is turning into a teachable moment. In his most recent campaign ads, Republican Michael Lee had one very important word spelled wrong. Full story...
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CFCC hosts job fair Thursday

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videoCape Fear Community College hosts a job fair from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Thursday. More than 60 local employers, including WWAY NewsChannel 3, will be on site to talk to students and other job seekers. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Katie Coleman

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videoKindergarten teacher Katie Coleman brings a unique teaching style to the classroom to teach big life lessons to her little students. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: CFCC bagpipe class fine tunes ancient art

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videoAt Cape Fear Community College's Burgaw campus, you can learn all about Scottish heritage by trying it's signature instrument: the bagpipes. Full story...
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Take advantage of upcoming library programs

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videoFree college courses, story time and money-saving workshops? There are free services and tools at your disposal. Find out how to utilize them all. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Wendy Strickland

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videoSouth Topsail Elementary teacher Wendy Strickland is loved by many; the proof is in the numbers, check out how many people showed up to help surprise her for WWAY's Teacher of the Week presentation. Full story...
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UNC investigator meets with Willingham

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The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. In an email to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Mary Willingham said she met off-campus with Kenneth Wainstein for about two hours on Monday. Full story...
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NC legislators talk teacher pay as session nears

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There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers. Full story...
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Judge orders UNCW to promote Adams & pay $50,000 in back pay

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videoA federal judge has ordered UNCW to promote an associate professor and give him $50,000 in back pay. The ruling comes after a federal jury found the university discriminated against Mike Adams due to his religious and political views. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Mariea Carey

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videoMs. Mariea Carey has been teaching more than four decades! She admits she stopped counting at 40 years. But a former student's nomination may have her recounting some of the best years of her life. Full story...
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UNCW hosts 11th annual Wilmington Information Technology Exchange

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video UNCW hosted more than 350 area professionals for the 11th annual Wilmington Information Technology Exchange (WITX) today. Students and faculty members displayed exhibits. Full story...
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