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Schools beefing up security

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video In response to the tragic shooting in Newtown, CT, New Hanover County schools are beefing up security. Full story...
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Teacher of the week: Amanda Diggs

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videoWe traveled to Pender County to meet a Topsail Middle School first-year teacher Amanda Diggs to present her with this week's Teacher of the Week award. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission to consider plan for deputies at more schools

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Wednesday night, the New Hanover County Board oE education called a special meeting to discuss ways to protect students. One possibility is having deputies stand guard at elementary schools. Now they need county commissioners to support the plan. Full story...
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Contributions help CFCC students make sure families have merry Christmas

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video Workers at Cape Fear Community College are playing the roll of Santa's elves again helping make sure the families of some CFCC students will have a very merry Christmas. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Ashley student arrested for violence hoax

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video An Ashley High School student has been charged with starting rumors about planned violence at the school. New Hanover County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says Dylan Greg Merten, 17, is charged with disorderly conduct by disrupting students after admitting to starting the rumor. Full story...

New Hanover Co. School Board pushes for deputy in every elementary school

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videoIn light of the tragedy in Connecticut the New Hanover County Board of Education says it has received numerous questions from parents regarding school safety in the past few days. Tonight, the board called a special work session to discuss school safety. Full story...
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New Hanover School Board holds special meeting on safety tonight

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videoIn the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the New Hanover County School Board has called a special work session tonight to discuss school safety. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Amy Brinker

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video We surprised tonight's Teacher of the Week while her students were in music class. The school called the kindergarten teacher from her break to meet us in the music room. Full story...
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Onslow teens arrested for school threats

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Two high school students in Onslow County have been charged with making threats against their schools. Full story...
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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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