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Education

Candidate Interview: Elizabeth Redenbaugh

Candidate and current member of the New Hanover County School
Board, Elizabeth Redenbaugh, discusses the biggest challenges facing the
school district and how her recent move between political parties may
affect her run for re-election.

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SBHS's Aquaculture program wins award

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A group at South Brunswick High School has received some high honor. The aquaculture program at the school won the 2012 Sea World/Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Award. Full story...
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Columbus County schools to receive bond money

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Some Columbus County schools will get a facelift, thanks to a 3.1 million dollar bond. Full story...
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Local students react to President Obama's college loan speech

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video With so many college students on federal loans, the reaction to interest rates possibly doubling has many Wilmington students upset and hoping the President continues to push Congress on extending the current rate. Full story...
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NC Senate wants merit pay, end teacher tenure

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Republicans in the North Carolina Senate are rolling out a package of public school initiatives they say would create performance bonuses for teachers but end their employment tenure so that districts could more easily dismiss ineffective ones. Full story...
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UNCW chancellor officially installed

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video It was a day of celebration at UNC Wilmington, as the school officially installed its new chancellor. Gary Miller says he's ready for the challenge, with a focus on preparing students for future careers. Full story...
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CFCC students raise money through annual plant sale

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Tomorrow you have the chance to spruce up your garden while supporting local students. Cape Fear Community College hosts its annual plant sale at the North Campus. Full story...
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NC lawmakers prepare to hear from superintendents

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Members of the General Assembly are bringing in North Carolina school superintendents to speak about the effects of spending cuts in this year's budget and what they'd like to have for next year. Full story...
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Flash mob surprises retiring CFCC president

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video Students and staff at Cape Fear Community College put together a special tribute for retiring president Dr. Eric McKeithan today. McKeithan got a flash mob. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Wilmington misses out on anti-bullying documentary

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Wilmington fell just short of pulling in enough votes to bring a documentary on bullying to the Port City. Full story...
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