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National Pawn donating more than 100 band instruments to D.C. Virgo

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National Pawn owner Bob Moulton is donating more than 100 instruments to the D.C. Virgo Academic Academy band program to help budding musicians. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New staff prepares to reopen revamped Virgo

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video A new challenge awaits the students and teachers at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy. The Wilmington school was closed last year because of poor enrollment. Now it's reopening with new goals and a new education plan. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Magic Johnson to speak at UNCW this fall

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video As you saw FIRST ON 3 last night, basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be the first speaker at UNCW's new Wilma Daniels Distinguished Lecture Promoting Diversity & Tolerance. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Magic Johnson coming to UNCW this fall

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WWAY has learned Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be a guest speaker at the University of North Carolina Wilmington this fall. Full story...
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Board of Education gives Superintendent an A-

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The Brunswick County Board of Education gave Superintendent Edward Pruden the nod of approval during his annual evaluation by offering him a 2-year contract extension. Full story...
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NC Court of Appeals upholds lower ruling on pre-K

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An appeals court has upheld a lower court decision that says North Carolina cannot deny at-risk children admission to the state's pre-kindergarten program. Full story...
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Peppers donates $250k to UNC for scholarships

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Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers has donated $250,000 to the University of North Carolina for scholarships. Full story...
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Lunch workers study how to get kids to eat healthy

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There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. The challenge is getting children to eat them. Full story...
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Superintendent chats with parents as school year nears

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With a new school year just days away, parents in New Hanover County got the opportunity to ask some last-minute questions. Full story...
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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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