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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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Whiteville School Board considers uniforms

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Students in Whiteville may face some major changes in their school dress code -- changes that may have them wearing uniforms. Full story...
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In college towns across USA, record stores bite the dust

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From State College, Pa., to Chapel Hill, N.C., record stores in college towns are making their last sales. Full story...
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Vigil scheduled to honor slain Duke graduate student

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An evening memorial service will be held for a Duke University graduate student who was fatally shot in his apartment earlier this year. Full story...
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Bus accident sends 13 Pender County students to hospital

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Thirteen Pender County students went to the hospital Thursday morning after their bus ran off the road into a ditch. Full story...
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South Brunswick High School assistant principal resigns

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Assistant Principal Lionel Kato has resigned from South Brunswick High School, from which he has been suspended since December 13. Full story...
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Parents take son out of school over controversial book

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videoA book on a local ninth grade reading list has some parents so upset, they took their son out of school. Full story...
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