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Chancellor appoints task force to look into UNCW athletics

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video UNCW Chancellor Gary L. Miller has initiated a comprehensive review of the university's athletics portfolio. Conducted by the newly formed Intercollegiate Athletics Review Committee (IARC), the review is part of UNCW's effort to bolster the university's existing athletics program and explore new ways to support its student athletes, optimize its fiscal health, and engage with the community. Full story...
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WCA students pack meals for hungry children overseas

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video Students from a Wilmington high school joined together today to help children in need thousands of miles away. It was a sea full of hairnets and high hopes at Wilmington Christian Academy, as students worked hard to feed the hungry. Full story...
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NC bill would create new vocational HS diplomas

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A new bill working its way through the North Carolina legislature would create new high school graduation requirements focusing on vocational training to help graduating students not headed to college to get jobs. Full story...
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Children discuss school safety

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video Brunswick County students tell GMC anchor Ashley Jacobs they feel safe at school, even after hearing horrific details of the Sandy Hook tragedy and the kidnapping of 5-year-old Ethan in Alabama. Full story...
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UNCW student studies sea turtles, plastic

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A senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is trying to determine how sea turtles are affected by the plastic they eat. Full story...
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School bus tires slashed at Topsail High

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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. Full story...
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Make-a-Wish sending UNCW freshman to Super Bowl

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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. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video Get the inside scoop on the stories making headlines in the Pender-Topsail Post & Voice. Full story...
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Health risks and benefits of kids using tablets

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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. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Jessica Eubanks

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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. Full story...
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