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Should college students be allowed to carry weapons on campus?

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videoTwo deadly shootings over the past year have raised the issue of self-defense. In Wilmington a group of UNCW students is pushing to allow guns. Full story...
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Governor's candidates focused on state dropout rate

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North Carolina's major gubernatorial candidates are making reduction of the state's dropout rate a part of their campaign. Full story...
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Foundation spreads SIDS awareness, offers scholarship

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Every year Sudden Infant Death Syndrome claims the lives of more than 2,000 children. One local family is trying to spread awareness. Full story...
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Brunswick County school nutrition program facing deficit

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With food costs up and fewer students buying lunches than in years past Brunswick County schools are feeling the affects. Full story...
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School bus accident sends one to hospital

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A school bus accident in Brunswick County school sent one person to the hospital. Full story...
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DC Virgo dropping electives to study for end-of-grade exams

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videoNew Hanover schools are out for spring break this week, but when the students at DC Virgo Middle School head back to class they'll face some intense preparation for their end of grade exams. Full story...
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Rachel Freeman School principal wins Razor Walker Award

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videoSince 1993 the Watson School of Education at UNCW has honored individuals who have made a difference in the lives of young people in our state. Full story...
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Duke honors slain student

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The new Abhijit Mahato memorial fellowship will honor the 29-year-old who was found dead in his apartment this past January. Full story...
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Report released on high school dropouts

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A sobering report was released today on high school dropouts. It shows, among other things that in 17 of our nation's largest cities more than 50 percent of students will quit school before graduating. Full story...
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Elementary students mix poetry, basketball

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Basketball and poetry don't normally go hand in hand. But for some local elementary school students they were one and the same at UNCW Monday. Full story...
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UNCW reopens University Union

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University leaders cut the ribbon at the entrance of the University Union and Burney Center. Full story...
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Survey: Half of high school students drank alcohol in last 30 days

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It's not news parents want to hear, but in a recent survey, nearly half of all New Hanover County high school students admitted to drinking alcohol in the past 30 days. Full story...
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Wilmington school bus crashes

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videoFor the second time in less than a week, a local school bus driver has been cited for causing an accident. Wednesday morning's incident happened in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Brunswick Community College announces dance fundraiser

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Brunswick Community College has a new plan to make college more affordable. It's a fundraising event modeled after a popular ABC reality show. Full story...
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UNCW, multi-national project explore underwater world

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videoMan has already traveled hundreds of thousands of miles to the moon. But we're only beginning to scratch the surface of what exists just a few thousand feet underwater. Full story...
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