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Perdue proposes 2013 budget

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video With little more than two weeks remaining in her term, North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue submitted her state budget proposal for the next fiscal year. Full story...
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NC military bases to review school security

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Schools on North Carolina's big military bases are reviewing security procedures after last week's mass killing of students in Connecticut. Full story...
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NHCS superintendent offers reassurance about school safety

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video In the wake of Friday's school shooting in Connecticut, New Hanover County Schools Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley has sent a letter to schools, parents and the community about school safety here. Full story...
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Additional security in Brunswick County Schools

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video After the shooting Friday in Newtown, CT officials in Brunswick County say they are stepping up safety measures in its elementary schools. Full story...
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UNCW welcomes new graduates into world

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video December is not only a time to celebrate the holidays, but it is also a time to welcome a new generation of graduates into the world. UNCW held commencement ceremonies this weekend for its Professional Schools and College of Arts and Sciences. Over 1,300 young adults left the Trask Coliseum with a degree in hand. These graduates are ready to take on the world, but is the economy ready for them? Full story...
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UNCW trustees approve tuition hike

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video Tuition is likely going up again at UNC Wilmington. The UNCW Board of Trustees today approved a $283 tuition increase for in-state students for the 2013-14 academic year. The increase, though, is partially offset by a $138.60 overall reduction in fees. Full story...
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Surprise visitors learn, teach lesson in kindness and giving

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video 'Tis the season for giving. WWAY had a surprise visit today from a New Hanover County pre-kindergarten class, and they came bearing gifts. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Charles Gore

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video This week's Teacher of the Week is nearing retirement for the second time. Before diving into life as a second grade teacher, he spent more than 20 years in the military. Good Morning Carolina anchor Ashley Jacobs met him out at Carolina Beach Elementary School. Full story...
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City pulls student film's permit after questions about nudity

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videoThe City of Wilmington has revoked a film permit from a group of UNCW students, saying the shoot would be too racy for the city streets. Now the students are left wondering how the city decides how far is too far. Full story...
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2 NC, 1 SC school districts get US reform funds

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Two North Carolina school districts and one in South Carolina are among 16 nationwide to land federal funds in the first time competitive federal Race to the Top grants have gone directly to local school leaders. Full story...
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