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VOTE 2010: UNCW students create online voter guide

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video One week till Election Day. Candidates are trying to make their message heard loud and clear in the final stretch. Some UNCW students are trying to help them out. Full story...
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UNCW, BCC expand services for students at Leland campus

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videoUNCW and Brunswick Community College's partnership is stronger. The schools announced they are providing a more convenient degree plan for students in their extension program. Full story...
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Museum exhibit wins award of excellence

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Cape Fear Museum of History and Science was recently awarded top prize for exhibition excellence from the Southeastern Museums Conference. Full story...
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UNCW Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo retiring

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video It's a legacy seven years in the making. In a news conference Thursday, UNCW Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo announced she'll retire at the end of this academic year. Full story...
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DePaolo will leave UNCW in 2011

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video When Rosemary DePaolo steps down June 30, it will cap what has been an up and down tenure as Chancellor. While there have been great successes, critics point to some high-profile stumbles. Full story...
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Charlotte student faces charges over exploding pen

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A North Carolina teenager who authorities say brought an exploding pen to his school is in jail after his home was emptied of explosive chemicals easily found at pharmacies and hardware stores. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: UNCW Chancellor retiring

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video Rosemary DePaolo, who led the University of North Carolina Wilmington to a position of national prominence as a teaching/research university as its chancellor for the past 7 years, announced today that she will retire from that position June 30, 2011, at the end of this academic year. Full story...
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CFCC hosts health fair Wednesday

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As cold and flu season quickly approaches, Cape Fear Community College will hold its annual Harvest Health, Wellness and Safety Fair on Wednesday at the Schwartz Center in downtown Wilmington from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Full story...
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School Board votes 4-3 that it did not segregate

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videoIt comes down to intent. Did New Hanover Schools intentionally segregate? On the line: $800,000 the school district has already received from Raleigh. The money's already been allocated to individual schools throughout the county. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Schools welcome new superintendent

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video New Hanover County Schools are starting a new chapter as they welcome a new superintendent to the county. The school board held a reception today welcoming Dr. Tim Markley. Full story...
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Cape Fear Fair & Expo ticket sales to benefit CFCC scholarships

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Ferris wheels, cotton candy and scholarships. Going to the Cape Fear Fair & Expo will help Cape Fear Community College students get a free ride to college. Full story...
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Redistricting could cost school district big money

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video An effort to control school overcrowding in New Hanover County may mean a loss of funding to the tune of more than $750,000. Full story...
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Students upset colleges stayed open during storm

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video At a time when New Hanover County is under a State of Emergency and officials are advising people to stay home, college students still had to go to class today. Full story...
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New Hanover Schools cuts ribbon on Snipes Academy

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New Hanover County Schools opened the Snipes Academy of Arts and Design today. Students showed off some of the performance skills they'll use in the classroom. Full story...
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Civitas study examines cost of educating high school graduate in New Hanover County Schools

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The cost of educating one high school graduate in North Carolina ranges from $100,736 to $265,395, according to an analysis released today by the Civitas Institute. Specifically, the cost to educate one high school graduate in New Hanover County Schools is $155,444. Full story...
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