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Experts recommended delaying start times for middle and high schools

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video The American Academy of Pediatrics released a recommendation to delay start times of middle and high schools students. With teens whose natural sleep cycles make it difficult to fall asleep before 11 pm, AAP recommends schools start classes at 8:30 am or later. Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD gives a jolt to the start of the school year!

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videoSomething was percolating inside cape fear community college's union station today. The WWAY Surprise Squad teamed up with Perry's Emporium to give folks quite a jolt. Full story...
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The SURPRISE SQUAD goes back-to-school shopping

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video Buying back-to-school supplies can come at a hefty cost. WWAY teamed up with Alan Perry and Perry's Emporium again for the Surprise Squad. Full story...
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Sex offender stopped on school campus

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videoA man registered as a sex offender was picked up at a Brunswick County school yesterday with the help of new technology. James Fowler was arrested at Supply Elementary School when he attempted to attend an awards ceremony hosted by the school. Full story...
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Raleigh couple gives NC State $3 million

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A Raleigh couple is giving North Carolina State University $3 million to start a program to help rural students get into the school. Full story...
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Split NC education board OKs new testing levels

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A split North Carolina State Board of Education has agreed to change how students will be labeled based on standardized test scores in a move which means more students will be considered proficient in skills and courses. Full story...
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Nourish NC packs boxes with food for families in need

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videoTwo Wilmington Rotary Clubs helped Nourish NC pack boxes full of food for families in need in the Cape Fear Wednesday. Friday afternoon, the boxes will be delivered to families across the Port City to ensure they have food to eat this weekend. Full story...
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NC school board considering abstinence grants for Bladen, Duplin Co.

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North Carolina's school board is expected to distribute about $800,000 to 19 rural public school districts to help teach children to abstain from sex. Full story...
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NC's first military public charter school celebrates grand opening

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videoNorth Carolina’s first military public charter school celebrated its grand opening today. Students, dressed top to bottom in military uniforms at the new Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy will be getting a different educational experience this year. Full story...
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Church hands out free school supplies

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videoThe First Baptist Church of Leland handed out free school supplies for the third consecutive year this weekend. Parents and children began lining up an hour before the church doors even opened, and for good reason. Full story...
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NC troopers cracking down for school bus safety

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol is planning a crackdown on dangerous driving around school buses and in school zones. Full story...
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Peace University admits 1st class with men

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Two big changes are now in place at the formerly all-female Peace College. The Raleigh school's name has been William Peace University since last year, and as of this weekend, men are now full-time students. Full story...
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'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' Headlines

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videoLearn more about the hot topics in today's paper when you watch the interview with the editor-in-chief. Full story...
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No charges against NC teacher in assault case

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Prosecutors say no charges will be filed against a Clay County teacher who tied a student to a chair and taped the child's mouth shut. Full story...
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NC woman charged with school bus vandalism

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A Carteret County woman has been charged with vandalism after police say she drove a school bus to her boyfriend's house. Full story...
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