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Wilmington school will undergo big change

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videoAfter students get back from summer vacation, a Wilmington school will undergo a name change and much more. Full story...
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College grads struggle to find work

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Earlier this week we reported how the struggling economy means fewer summer jobs for college students. Full story...
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Hoggard senior can't take freshman girlfriend to prom

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videoIt's springtime and for local high school students that means prom time. One local teen says he's not going and school administrators are to blame. A local mom says her son's date is being left out. Full story...
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Students wear empty holsters in protest

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Monday we told you about a group of UNCW students pushing to allow concealed weapons on campus for self-defense. Full story...
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Civil War coming to Brunswick Community College

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The Civil War is coming to Brunswick Community College. This weekend Civil War re-enactors -- like those at the Cameron Art Museum back in February -- will be part of Back in Time, sponsored by BCC's Institute of Lifelong Learning. Full story...
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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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