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ONLY ON 3: Mother says daughter was "attacked" in schoolyard fight

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video A schoolyard brawl isn't news, until it hits YouTube allowing the whole world to access the girl fight at Laney High School. Brooke Glisson's mom Emily says her daughter is the victim of the fight and she doesn't want her daughter's future destroyed by someone else's recklessness. Full story...
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Using social media out of town could make your home target for thieves

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video The month of December sees a high rate of burglaries year after year, and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says many times people using social media are making themselves a target for thieves. Full story...
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Facebook settles with FTC over deception charges

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Facebook says it is settling with the Federal Trade Commission over charges it deceived consumers. Full story...
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Hertford police chief fired over Facebook link

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Hertford's town manager says the police chief has been fired because he linked a news report about a town's council candidate's arrest to the police department's Facebook page. Full story...
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Deputies check West Brunswick HS after Facebook threat

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office placed West Brunswick High School on lockdown for a brief time early this morning. A school district spokeswoman says deputies did a security sweep based on a Facebook posting about a threat at the school. Full story...
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Perdue to get look at NC's Facebook data center

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Gov. Bev Perdue is heading to western North Carolina to celebrate the website Facebook expanding its data center in Forest City. Full story...
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NC food bank wins online poll, reaps tasty reward

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A North Carolina food bank has topped a national online poll, and is getting 30,000 pounds of food as a result. Full story...
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Facebook page looks for prayers for Berger

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It has been a very controversial week for New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger. There was his reported suicide attempt Monday night and the fallout since. But while Berger has faced much criticism, there are people coming to his support. Full story...
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New Hanover School Board says teachers, students can't be 'Friends'

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video Teachers in New Hanover County will no longer be able to "friend" their students on Facebook. The school board voted to add this policy to the district's Code of Ethics. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: What you post online can come back to haunt you

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videoThe popularity of social media websites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube has the world more connected than ever, but could your cyber paper trail come back to haunt you? Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: More than 30 watch girl fight in Whiteville

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video High school can be hard, especially when you add Facebook into the equation. Two Columbus County teenaged girls decide to take their battle of words online to a battle of fists in the street. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Woman faces fine for posting pictures of mutilated cat on Facebook; Updated with info from Sheriff's Dept.

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A New Hanover County woman posted pictures of herself with a mutilated animal on her Facebook page, and it's causing quite the stir on the Internet. Full story...
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Atypical Facebook users react to founder as Time's Person of the Year

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video Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2010. From business to family, Facebook touches millions of people's lives in millions of different ways. Full story...
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Therapists say Facebook affecting users' emotions

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video "Facebook me" and "Tweet me" are phrases that have become part of everyday life. But is social media controlling the way we feel? Full story...
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Butts on Wrightsville Beach

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video 20 minutes. That’s all the time it takes Danielle Richardet and her daughter to collect 526 cigarette butts from Wrightsville Beach bringing their 21 day total of butts collected from the shore to 9,253. Full story...
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