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Education

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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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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