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UNC releases documents as part of settlement

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released documents outlining violations by football players for receiving improper benefits as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight over information from an NCAA investigation into the program. Full story...
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CFCC hosts fuel-efficient car show

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video Cape Fear Community College hosted a somewhat different car show today. Instead of powerful engines and custom paint jobs, the vehicles were judged on economical and environmental performance. Full story...
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Principal of the Year surprised with honor

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video In Brunswick County, one lucky principal got quite the surprise in the hall of her own school today. Retha Rusk, principal at Lincoln Elementary in Leland, is the Principal of the Year in Brunswick County, and it's safe to say she was unaware of the big news. Full story...
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Coastal Christian High School dedicates new building

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video Wilmington's Coastal Christian High School will soon open the doors to a brand new building. Though it will be a few weeks before it actually opens, the school dedicated the new facility this afternoon. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Student hurt, another charged at New Hanover HS

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has charged a 14-year-old boy after he allegedly injured another student at New Hanover High School this morning. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Marsha Campbell

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videoMany factors determine what makes a teacher special, but the best people to turn to for those evaluations are often parents. Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy on one-hour delay Wednesday

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Cape Fear Academy will open on a one-hour delay on Wednesday due to a water main break. Full story...
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Obama wins by a landslide in kids' online election

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It's a landslide for President Barack Obama - at least among people too young to vote. Nickelodeon's Linda Ellerbee said Monday that the president captured 65 percent of the vote to beat Republican Mitt Romney in the network's "Kids Pick the President" vote. Full story...
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Elon creates committee to examine vendor policy after nonbinding student vote on Chick-fil-A

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Elon University is creating a committee to study the school's relationship with its vendors, including restaurants like Chick-fil-A. The announcement came after the university's Student Government Association voted earlier this month to recommend that Chick-fil-A no longer sell food on campus because of the stance of the president of the restaurant chain against gay marriage. Full story...
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Perdue moves $20M to expand NC Pre-K to 6,300 more

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Gov. Bev Perdue is moving again into disputed territory with the Republican-led Legislature, shifting $20 million to accommodate up to another 6,300 youngsters by January in the state's pre-kindergarten academic enrichment program. Full story...
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