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UNCW trying to figure out how emergency system failed

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video It took more than two hours for students and staff at UNCW to find out about a shooting near campus Friday. The university has acknowledged that its response to the gunman and a search for him on and around campus was unacceptable. Now the school is trying to move past the communication lapse by finding out what went wrong and how to make things better. Full story...
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Seahawk men's basketball team ready to begin practice for Bahamas trip

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The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team will get an early jump on practice this season. Buzz Peterson's squad will start practice on Saturday, but the team won't be practicing at Trask Coliseum. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Victim, suspect's family tell different stories of Friday shooting near UNCW

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videoOne gun. One shot. One arrest. But two different stories. Friday afternoon's shooting near the UNCW campus left 42-year-old David Carroll with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, but it's what led up to the shooting that is in question. Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy's new gym draws attention from UNCW

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Students that attend Cape Fear Academy will come back to school with a new, state-of-the-art gym this school year. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in shooting near UNCW, release victim's name

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video Wilmington Police have released the name of the victim of Friday afternoon's shooting. David Carroll, 42, is at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Carroll is in fair condition. Police have officially charged Reginald Gagnier with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Full story...
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Brett Blizzard basketball camp wraps up

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video WWAY Full Court Press co-host Brett Blizzard has been busy with a high school basketball summer league, a basketball school and a basketball camp. Blizzard finally has some relief. Camp wrapped up on Thursday. Click play video to see camp highlights and one of the best Brett Blizzard slam dunks of all time. Full story...
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Sheila Boles named to NCHSAA Hall of Fame

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UNCW grad Sheila Boles was the first woman in North Carolina to coach a boys varsity basketball team. She won more than her fair share of games at Hoggard. As a result the pioneer coach is going to be inducted into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Full story...
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UNCW coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke named to the WNBA 15th Anniversary team

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The WNBA recognized the top 15 WNBA players of all-time on Saturday afternoon at the WNBA all-star game. UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke made the list. In fact Cooper-Dyke mentioned UNCW in a live interview during Saturday's national telecast on ABC. Full story...
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Court: Strickland family's lawsuit against UNCW can move forward

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The state Court of Appeals says a lawsuit filed by a college student killed by a sheriff's deputy against UNCW can move forward. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: UNCW cutting almost 150 jobs

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video With a state budget finally approved, state universities will face cuts. The North Carolina system was hit hard with $414 million coming out of funding. Over the past three years, budget reductions for UNCW have totaled more than $31 million. This year's budget will see a nearly sixteen percent reduction. Full story...
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