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CFCC selects new president

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Cape Fear Community College's Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Ted D. Spring to serve as CFCC's next president. He replaces Dr. Eric McKeithan, who retired earlier this year after 18 years on the job. Full story...
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NC author gives tips on 'College Sense'

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video North Carolina author Tawan Perry stopped by Good Morning Carolina to talk about his book "College Sense." Full story...
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School bucks books for iPads to save money

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video Students at Brunswick County Early College High School have long been No. 1 with a No. 2 pencil. Now teachers are asking them to put down the pen and paper and pick up a brand new iPad. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Nat'l Weather Service clears air about UNCW 'tornado warning'

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video The National Weather Service is clearing the air about yesterday's funnel cloud over Wilmington. UNCW alerted students by issuing a tornado warning, even though one was never issued by the NWS. The storm cell caused a lot of ruckus in Wilmington monday, but with the wild weather there was some confusion. Full story...
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UNCW issues tornado warning despite no reported touchdowns

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video The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least one funnel cloud was spotted near UNCW and Wrightsville Beach. The funnel clouds, though an alarming sight, did not produce any tornadoes. In response, UNCW sent out a tornado warning alert that has students and the National Weather Service wondering if it was warranted. Full story...
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House built by CFCC students up for auction

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A house Cape Fear Community College students built will be auctioned off this weekend. The project took a year and a half of hard work. The goal was to teach students the fundamentals of building. Full story...
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NC's annual public school report cards released

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video The report card for North Carolina schools is out, and graduation rates are up. Statewide graduation rates are up to 80 percent. That's a one-percent increase from last year. Three counties in our viewing area have exceeded the state's average graduation rate. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Berger makes more corruption accusations in e-mail to fellow commissioners

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has been laying low. Other than appealing his violation of a protective order, Berger has been out of the news, until he sent an email to fellow commissioners around 2:40 a.m. The email expressed Berger's disapproval of the board sending a letter of support for a head start grant. Full story...
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NC school board weighs adding 25 charter schools

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North Carolina's school board could increase the number of charter schools in the state by a third within the next year if it accepts a screening committee's recommendations. Full story...
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Yearbooks from 51 NC colleges, universities archived together online

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video Yearbooks from 14 of the 17 UNC system institutions – plus 37 other schools – are now archived together online, thanks to a project based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. Full story...
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