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Six-year-old left on bus for hours in cold

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video When you send your child off to school on the bus, you expect them to wind up in class. But last week a child in Bladen County spent much of a cold school day on the bus. Full story...
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Brunswick County to make up snow days next week

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Brunswick County Schools has announced new make-up days for the days that the schools were closed earlier this month because of snow and ice. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mother says school not doing enough about son's bully

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video Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you. One New Hanover County mother says this is not the case for her son. She says her son is the victim of bullying, and she is afraid the problems will escalate quickly. Full story...
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Two NC colleges tap student fees for Rose Parade

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The two North Carolina public universities whose marching bands performed in the Tournament of Roses parade on New Year's Day are using student fees to pay for what donations didn't cover. Full story...
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College students aren't learning much in college

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video A study of more than 2,300 undergraduates found 45 percent of students show no significant improvement in critical thinking, complex reasoning and writing by the end of their sophomore years. Full story...
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MLK march celebrates equality and unity

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video Folks in Southport say it's never too early to celebrate the many accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "We honor a great American," says Ivory Parker. "We honor a great person." Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police officer pepper sprays NHHS students

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A fight at New Hanover High School today ended with a police officer pepper spraying two students. Full story...
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Saturday makeup days get mixed reviews

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videoThe majority of kids in our area got a few days off from school because of the snow and ice. Now they have to make up those missed days from school. In some cases, students may even have to go to school on a Saturday. Full story...
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School districts announce makeup days

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video This week's winter weather gave students in our viewing area a nice break from school, but now it's time to make the snow days up. Full story...
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Duke Law School alum hopes $5M gift spurs others

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A Duke Law School graduate and his wife have donated $5 million to the school in hopes of prompting contributions from others. Full story...
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NC students can find teaching materials on iTunes

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A wealth of curriculum and professional development material for teachers and students in North Carolina can now be found in a familiar place: iTunes. Full story...
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Drugs, alcohol factor in crash with school bus

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Investigators say drugs and alcohol were a factor in a crash involving a school bus this morning. Full story...
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UNCW named 'Best Value'

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The University of North Carolina Wilmington is again ranked one of the "Best Values" among public universities in the nation and one of the top three in North Carolina, according to Kiplinger's 2011 rankings. Full story...
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Guns, booze lead to WBHS students' arrests

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Brunswick County deputies arrested two students at West Brunswick High School today. Full story...
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NC principal gets workers' comp after shooting

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A North Carolina middle school principal who blames his shooting on his fight against gangs will receive workers' compensation for his injuries. Full story...
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