Charge dismissed against former elections director

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Updated: Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:27pm

A domestic violence charge was dismissed Monday against former New Hanover County elections director Marvin McFadyen when the alleged victim in the case failed to show up in court, according to the New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office.

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Lincoln Elementary School students learn healthy eating and living

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LELAND, NC (WWAY) — Tuesday, Lincoln Elementary School students had an interactive lesson on healthy eating and living. Researchers from NC A&T State University developed a 1,200 square foot exhibit to show kids how the foods they eat affect their bodies. The exhibit is called Speedway to Healthy. Students played the role of foods as Read more…

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NC lawmakers may change how schools given A through F grades

Schools Submitted: Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:32pm

By EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Legislators are considering changes to how North Carolina educates its young, including giving learning growth more credit when measuring whether a public school earns an A-through-F grade. Lawmakers increased the push Tuesday to change laws affecting students from elementary to college classrooms as they face Read more…

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