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Rowan County student accused of posting nude photo

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Authorities have arrested a 17-year-old Rowan County high school student who they say created an Instagram account and posted a nude photo of a 15-year-old girl on the social media site. The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said Juan Bautista is charged with cyberbullying. He and the victim are students at West Rowan High School. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 Investigation: Charter school owner under federal investigation

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video Baker Mitchell, the founder of Roger Bacon Academy in Leland, is facing some challenges. He is under federal investigation. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board will have at least one new member

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videoThree of four New Hanover County School Board members facing reelection this year have decided to run again. Republicans Janice Cavanaugh, Don Hayes and Ed Higgins all filed for reelection. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The teacher of teachers

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videoDonyell Roseboro is forever a teacher. Once in one classroom and now in many classrooms. She is our extraordinary person of the week. "I knew there were obstacles that would be presented to me," Donyell Roseboro said. "But I believe in people." Full story...
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UNCW job fair helps students with new techiques in search process

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videoThe job market is tough, especially as you come out of college to start your career. At UNCW today students got a look at possible jobs and how the way to find jobs is changing. Full story...
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REPORT IT: Brunswick Co. soldier surprises wife, daughter with early homecoming

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videoA Brunswick County woman and her daughter got quite the surprise for mom's birthday earlier this week. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former county manager Shell launches school board bid

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videoFormer New Hanover County Manager Bruce Shell says he will run for a seat on the New Hanover County School Board. "I'm retired now. I have the time and wanted to give something back to the community," Shell said. "I believe there is probably no greater influence on a future than through education." Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Shari Peacock

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videoMrs. Shari Peacock prides herself in the long-lasting relationships she keeps with students and says they've taught her important lessons. Full story...
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Meeting looks at pay incentives for NC teachers

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North Carolina lawmakers, school leaders and parents are considering whether teachers can be better rewarded for performance through a statewide incentives package. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. voters to decide sales tax hike in May

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video For the last few months Brunswick County Commissioners have been trying to discuss the best way to use the sales tax in their county. First they voted down changing sales tax distribution. Now they're asking voters to increase the tax. Full story...
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NC judge blocks taxpayer money to private schools

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videoA North Carolina judge is blocking a new law that would have allowed taxpayer money to go for tuition at private or religious schools. Full story...
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CFCC celebrates construction milestone for fine arts building

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videoCape Fear Community College celebrated a construction milestone this morning as the school's new Humanities & Fine Arts Center begins to take shape in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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NC university board considers no tuition hike

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North Carolina's public university system is about to do without tuition increases next year for undergraduates who live in the state, though out-of-state students would see higher costs. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board budget committee seeks millions from county

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video Earlier this month Governor Pat McCrory said he wanted to increase pay for young teacher, and now the New Hanover County School Board could ask for millions in funding to make that possible. Full story...
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