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Duke professor steps down after asking students to not speak Chinese

The dean of the Duke University School of Medicine Mary Klotman, MD issued an apology to Chinese-speaking students after an email from a professor on Friday urged them to not speak Chinese on campus.

VIDEO: Woman appears to get angry at Starbucks customers for speaking Korean

A new video of a heated exchange in a California starbucks shows a woman appearing to get angry at other customers for speaking in their native language of Korean.

NC SAT scores slightly higher, below national rate

Average scores for public school seniors taking the SAT rose two points in 2014, but their overall scores were slightly below the national average. A statement from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction on Tuesday said the state's critical reading score of 499 surpassed the nation's reading score of 497.

ONLY ON 3: UNCW professor’s previous publications attracting attention

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.

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New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.

Wilmington to vote on funding new film industry initiative

Getting some hands-on work in the film industry, funded by the City of Wilmington. That's the goal of a new workforce development initiative city council discussed during an agenda briefing on Monday morning.

CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.