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NC Private College Wants Exceptions For Campus Police

Posted: 02/13/2013 - Elon University's lawyers want the state Supreme Court to rule campus police shouldn't be subject to a North Carolina law requiring public disclosures though officers have arrest and other powers.

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ECU Greek Groups Start 1st Round Of University Area Cleanup Saturday

Posted: 02/09/2013 - Take pride in the grid- that's the motto for ECU students as they start cleaning up the university neighborhood Saturday. The University Neighborhood Association announced at a Greenville town hall meeting last month it organized the event

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State School Board Looks At Paddling In School

Posted: 02/07/2013 - North Carolina's state school board is considering a stand against using physical pain to enforce discipline even as the number of children paddled in public schools falls fast.

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School Turnarounds Prompt Community Backlash

Posted: 02/03/2013 - The federal government's push for drastic reforms at chronically low achieving schools has led to takeovers by charter operators, overhauls of staff and curriculum, and even school shutdowns across the country.

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DEPUTIES: High Schooler Threatened Violence At Middle School

Updated: 02/01/2013 - The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said on Friday that after a week long investigation, they have pinpointed the culprit behind the Facebook threat of violence at Swansboro Middle School on Monday: a 15-year-old girl.

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Rules Would Make School Snacks Healthier

Posted: 02/01/2013 - The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make school snacks healthier, a move that would ban the sale of almost all candy, high-calorie sports drinks and greasy foods on campus.

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Fisher-Price Toy Has Some Seeing Red (And Blue, And Green...)

Posted: 01/30/2013 - A new study from Stanford University has found that "synesthetes," or people whose brains associate one sensory stimulation with another (think: Viewing a picture of a bird triggers the taste of metal in the mouth), might have been influenced by playing with colorful Fisher-Price numbers and letters in childhood.

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Lottery Transfers $117 Million To State Public Schools

Posted: 01/29/2013 - An announcement from the lottery says it transferred $117.4 million. That brings the total amount earned for education and the state since the lottery started almost seven years ago to $2.69 billion.

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