Education
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Dalton picked as NC community college president
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 1:40pm.

Former North Carolina Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton is poised to have a new job May 1 as president of his community college back home.

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CFCC to hold informational session in Surf City Saturday
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 8:26am.

Cape Fear Community College and Surf City officials are teaming up to spread the word about CFCC’s new campus coming to Surf City.

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CFCC welcomes new research vessel
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 3:41pm.

videoMarine Technology students at Cape Fear Community College have a new deck to swab, and they can't wait to get on board.

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Mortuary van rear-ends car into New Hanover Co. school bus, no children hurt
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 7:04am.

State troopers say no children were injured when a New Hanover County School bus was rear-ended by two vehicles Thursday morning. The bus and another car were stopped on Market St. when a Wilmington Mortuary van rear-ended the car, sending the car into the left side of the bus. Troopers say they there was only one child on the bus at the time of the crash.

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Sweet water? UNCW study shows Splenda polluting waterways
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 4:33pm.

video Splenda is one of America's most used artificial sweeteners, but a study from UNCW shows its key ingredient could be polluting area waterways.

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Leaders discuss community involvement for safer schools
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 2:46pm.

video Leaders in our community are trying to find a way to prevent violence in schools, like last year's shootings in Connecticut.

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CFCC closes on boat purchase
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 1:20pm.

video Cape Fear Community College has finalized a deal to replace its aging research vessel for its Marine Technology program. A spokesman says the school closed on its purchase of the R/V Cape Hatteras yesterday.

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New charter school to open in Carolina Beach
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 3:33pm.

video A new charter school is ready to open this fall in Carolina Beach. Today Island Montessori Charter started accepting applications from families in New Hanover and the surrounding counties a day after the state approved its request to be a charter school.

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FIRST ON 3: CFCC getting new ship for Marine Technology program
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 9:01am.

video The ship has finally come in for Cape Fear Community College. After a nearly decade-long search for a new training vessel for the college's marine technology program, CFCC will acquire the nationally-known research vessel the R/V Cape Hatteras.

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NC teacher pay slides against peer states
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 03/06/2013 - 10:34pm.

While North Carolina's public schools have shown improvements in graduation rates and other indicators, teacher pay dropped to among the lowest in the country as the state struggled through the recession.

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