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Chancellor appoints task force to look into UNCW athletics

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video UNCW Chancellor Gary L. Miller has initiated a comprehensive review of the university's athletics portfolio. Conducted by the newly formed Intercollegiate Athletics Review Committee (IARC), the review is part of UNCW's effort to bolster the university's existing athletics program and explore new ways to support its student athletes, optimize its fiscal health, and engage with the community. Full story...
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UNCW student studies sea turtles, plastic

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A senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is trying to determine how sea turtles are affected by the plastic they eat. Full story...
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Make-a-Wish sending UNCW freshman to Super Bowl

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video A UNCW student's wish of going to the Super Bowl is coming true thanks to the people at the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Freshman Alex Harris is one of just 12 kids in the United States getting an all-expense paid trip to the big game from Make-a-Wish. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New bus company to offer late-night routes between downtown, UNCW

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videoA new bus company is trying to get more people downtown and says it's willing to go the extra mile to get you there. The new company Wilmington Transit is still in the planning stages, but founders say the route will be up and running by the end of March. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Young artist finds inspiration in nature

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video For some people, it takes them years to find their true passion life. That's not the case for Britt Harrison. The 24-year-old finds her joy in painting unique works of art. Among the nature in the backyard of the beach home where Harrison lives, one will find brush strokes and a young woman full of artistic expression. Full story...
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UNC considers admitting more out-of-state students

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video The University of North Carolina is considering admitting more out-of-state students in an effort to boost revenue. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: UNCW professor's previous publications attracting attention

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videoUNCW recently hired an English professor whose previous publications are worrying some parents. Students say although some of the poems are shocking, they do not have a problem with the professor's risque work, and the university agrees. Full story...
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UNCW Seahawks reach out to the business community

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videoDespite more than 3,300 cheering Seahawk fans, the cash box was not overflowing at UNC Wilmington tonight. It was Business Appreciation Night at Trask Coliseum, and members of the business community were invited to enjoy a game on the house. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - Dec. 23

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videoThe Carolina Panthers keep racking up victories late in the season, but it's too little too late for a run at the playoffs. In the 2012 home finale the Panthers held off the Oakland Raiders in a penalty-filled game. It's the fourth win for Carolina in their last five games. The UNCW men's basketball team is in the holiday spirit. Check out the Seahawk singers! Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mom of 2004 murder victim wants assault weapon ban

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video The White House said President Obama supports Sen. Dianne Feinstein's plan to introduce a bill to ban assault weapons. One Wilmington mother says that in her mind that isn't even a question. Full story...
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World's tallest elves? Seahawks distribute Toys for Tots

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video'Tis the season for helping others, and the UNCW men's basketball team did just that today. The team helped distribute gifts collected for Toys for Tots. Full story...
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UNCW welcomes new graduates into world

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video December is not only a time to celebrate the holidays, but it is also a time to welcome a new generation of graduates into the world. UNCW held commencement ceremonies this weekend for its Professional Schools and College of Arts and Sciences. Over 1,300 young adults left the Trask Coliseum with a degree in hand. These graduates are ready to take on the world, but is the economy ready for them? Full story...
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UNCW trustees approve tuition hike

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video Tuition is likely going up again at UNC Wilmington. The UNCW Board of Trustees today approved a $283 tuition increase for in-state students for the 2013-14 academic year. The increase, though, is partially offset by a $138.60 overall reduction in fees. Full story...
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City pulls student film's permit after questions about nudity

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videoThe City of Wilmington has revoked a film permit from a group of UNCW students, saying the shoot would be too racy for the city streets. Now the students are left wondering how the city decides how far is too far. Full story...
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UNCW professor, colleagues have solution for fiscal cliff

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videoWith the country heading closer to the edge of the so-called fiscal cliff, many Americans are hoping Congress will reach a compromise soon. One UNCW professor says she has come up with a plan that would satisfy both sides. Full story...
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