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Controversy over Islamic-themed vocabulary lesson at Pitt County School

Updated: 12/19/2014 - The school system reports the lesson was taken directly from a state-adopted supplemental workbook and is "one of many the students this class have had and will have that expose them to the various religions and how they shape cultures throughout the world."
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New Bern celebrates state champs

Updated: 12/19/2014 - The New Bern High School Bears were crowned 4-a football state champions last Friday, and a week later students, parents and fans celebrated that big win with a parade through town.
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Fall graduation at ECU

Updated: 12/19/2014 - It was a big day for many East Carolina University students, who officially become alumni members.

111th anniversary of flight to be celebrated in NC

Posted: 12/17/2014 - The First Flight Society and the National Park Service are marking the 111th anniversary of the first powered flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright with several events in Kill Devil Hills.

Parade honors Washington athletes

Updated: 12/16/2014 - Quite the celebration in one city, as they cheered on the success of the high school football team, as well as a former high school player who had success in the NBA.
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NC court OKs planning for more school vouchers

Posted: 12/13/2014 - North Carolina's Supreme Court says a state agency can start the application process for another year of a program that uses taxpayer money to pay student tuition at private schools while the court decides whether it is constitutional.

University of Texas: Missing brains were destroyed

Updated: 12/03/2014 - School officials say about 100 brains reported missing from a University of Texas research lab in Austin were actually destroyed about 12 years ago, because they were in poor condition.

State school board hears about new take on US history

Updated: 12/02/2014 - A building national debate is showing up in North Carolina over whether high school students should be taught that America is exceptional despite its faults, or whether the country's history should be explained more objectively.

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