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Teacher of the Week: Lorraine Beadore

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videoThis week's teacher of the week is Roger Bacon Academy 5th grade teacher Lorraine Beadore. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video Big changes to some Pender County schools; an education lesson modeled after a popular game. Get the inside scoop on these stories and more. Full story...
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NC college offers motor sports management as major

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Students at Belmont Abbey College may now graduate with a degree in motor sports management. Full story...
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5th Annual Striperfest is just days away

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video From educational events to a live auction, find out what you can enjoy during this weekend's Striperfest. Full story...
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Link between pot smoking and IQ drop challenged

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A study last year suggested that regular marijuana smoking during the teen years can lead to a long-term drop in IQ. Now a new analysis is challenging that conclusion. Full story...
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WB aldermen talk restaurant plan, smoking ban, school safety

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videoIt was a busy first meeting for new Town Manager Tim Owens. Wrightsville Beach Alderman discussed school security, a new restaurant and an Eagle Scout's plan to help the community. Full story...
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CFCC remembers student killed downtown

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video Cape Fear Community College hosted an open forum today in memory of Josh Proutey. The forum allowed students and faculty to remember and honor Proutey. The college also provided counseling with those grieving the loss of a fellow student. Full story...
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NC school board sets virtual charter school rules

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North Carolina's state school board is setting ground rules for education entrepreneurs who want to offer online-only classes to public school students whose parents opt out of existing classrooms. Full story...
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NC schools cut corporal punishment cases in half

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The number of North Carolina children being paddled at school is falling fast as the handful of districts that continue to use physical pain as discipline decline. Full story...
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UNC considers admitting more out-of-state students

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video The University of North Carolina is considering admitting more out-of-state students in an effort to boost revenue. Full story...
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