Education
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UNCW student studies sea turtles, plastic
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 9:16am.

A senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is trying to determine how sea turtles are affected by the plastic they eat.

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School bus tires slashed at Topsail High
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 1:05pm.

videoSome students in Pender County got a late start to their school day after vandals apparently targeted school buses. A statement from Pender County Schools says at 5:15 a.m., bus drivers arrived to begin their routes and found flat tires on 15 buses parked at Topsail High School.

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Make-a-Wish sending UNCW freshman to Super Bowl
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 4:56pm.

video A UNCW student's wish of going to the Super Bowl is coming true thanks to the people at the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Freshman Alex Harris is one of just 12 kids in the United States getting an all-expense paid trip to the big game from Make-a-Wish.

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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 8:45am.

video Get the inside scoop on the stories making headlines in the Pender-Topsail Post & Voice.

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Health risks and benefits of kids using tablets
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 7:51am.

video Some parents swear their kids are smarter because of tablets, while others say they make kids lazy. A Wilmington pediatrician highlights the benefits and points to the risks of children using tablets.

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Teacher of the Week: Jessica Eubanks
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 7:31pm.

video You may be as surprised as we were to see just how well-behaved a big group of kindergarten students can be. So well-behaved, you may forget their ages.

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ONLY ON 3: Parents say school staff roughed up epileptic son
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 5:22pm.

video A kindergarten student suffering from epilepsy recently came home from school with rug burn and swelling on his face. His family is upset, and they want answers.

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McCrory wants NC college focus on in-demand jobs
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 1:18pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory says he's determined to get North Carolina's public university system focused on teaching what's economically useful.

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NC Education Lottery makes latest revenue transfer
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 8:02am.

The NC Education Lottery has made its second transfer of lottery revenues to the state for fiscal 2013.

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UNC academic fraud not mainly for athletes
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 1:31pm.

A consultant who looked again at data collected during an academic fraud investigation is sticking with the earlier conclusion that athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were not the main beneficiaries.

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