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Art show helps students

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video The Poplar Grove Plantation was attracting more than peanut lovers this weekend. The plantation opened its gates to the Hampstead Art Show, and people were nuts about it. Full story...
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CFCC introduces new president

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video Cape Fear Community College officially welcomed its new president this morning. School leaders gathered to introduce Dr. Ted Spring as the school's new leader. Spring replaces Dr. Eric McKeithan, who retired in June. Full story...
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Area kids pick Obama, Dalton

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Last week we told you about local students casting their own votes in the national Kids Voting program. Now the results are in. Full story...
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Assistant teacher acquitted of indecent liberties with student

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A former Ashley High School teaching assistant was found not guilty Wednesday of indecent liberties with a student, according to the New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office. Dishon White, 26, was accused of sending sexually charged text messages and Facebook postings between Nov. 29, 2011, and Feb. 2, 2012, to a 17-year-old girl. Full story...
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Whiteville museum hosts fossil fair

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This weekend the North Carolina Museum of Forestry in Whiteville will open up its doors on Saturday for a fossil fair. Full story...
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Kids get their say in election

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video More than two million North Carolinians have cast their vote already. At schools around the area, there's a different kind of early voting. Students at Mary C. Williams Elementary School in Wilmington are feeling the patriotic spirit, participating in the annual "Kids Voting" program. Full story...
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Company creates special Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs

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This Halloween Wilmington's 101 Mobility teamed up with a special education class at Codington Elementary to celebrate the holiday. Employees designed special costumes to fit the students' wheelchairs. Full story...
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TEACHER OF THE WEEK: Robin Evans

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videoWe can all agree that teachers have a huge impact in our lives. That's why we've teamed up with some area sponsors to present a check each week to an excellent teacher in our community. This week's winner takes us to Cedar Grove Middle School. Full story...
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McKeithan receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

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Former Cape Fear Community College President Eric McKeithan got a big surprise at a Rotary Club lunch today. He received one of the highest civilian honors in North Carolina. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: CFCC students weather Sandy during trip home

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videoCape Fear Community College Marine Technology students faced some rough seas on their research trip, but thanks to some careful planning, the Research Vessel Dan Moore made it home safe and sound through Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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