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Abortion, schools featured in new NC Senate ads

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Close to $2 million is being spent by outside groups on new television advertisements in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race - one from anti-abortion forces and another from the nation's largest teachers union. Full story...
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UNCW receives $1M grant

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videoUNCW students will soar to new heights with a $1,000,000 grant to partner with the International Islamic University in Islamabad. Full story...
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Belville plans to add more to riverwalk

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videoThe town of Belville held their ground breaking event for the new riverwalk addition. Belville received a grant from duke energy to put in walking trails along with an educational center. Full story...
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Former headmaster accuses Nicholas Sparks of being racist, homophobic

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videoBest-selling author Nicholas Sparks is being sued by a former Jewish headmaster of his school in New Bern, who accuses him of being a homophobic, anti-Semitic racist, according to a lawsuit. Full story...
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North Carolina considers changing grading scale

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North Carolina education leaders are considering changing the grading scale for high schools in the state. Full story...
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Exceptional classrooms get special donations

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videoThere was a special donation Thursday for students in Brunswick County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: School bus driver resigns amid investigation

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video A New Hanover County Schools bus driver has resigned amid an investigation. David Penson submitted his resignation today. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Charter Day School, Inc., state filing omits employee information

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videoA local charter school group's submission of records to state regulators omits a significant portion of the required information. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Carla Bromstead

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videoThis week's Teacher of the Week started working in the classroom as a volunteer in her 20s. "As soon as I started volunteering in the classroom, I knew it was for me," said Mary C. Williams Elementary teacher Carla Bromstead. Full story...
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Money for NC private school vouchers begins moving

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The first of millions of taxpayer dollars in payments have been sent to private and religious schools across North Carolina while an appeals court considers a judge's ruling that a new scholarship program for low-income public school children is unconstitutional on several levels. Full story...
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