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KHQ Spokane
Controversial coffee stand displays profane signjeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and
Controversial coffee stand displays profane sign
KHQ Spokane / Posted 14 minutes ago
jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents. Local media outlets report that the New Hanover County School System is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing leggings, skinny jeans and... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Woman has standoff with deer inside her homejeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and
Woman has standoff with deer inside her home
KHQ Spokane / Posted an hour ago
jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents. Local media outlets report that the New Hanover County School System is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing leggings, skinny jeans and... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Riverside High School principal put on leavejeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and
Riverside High School principal put on leave
KHQ Spokane / Posted an hour ago
jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents. Local media outlets report that the New Hanover County School System is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing leggings, skinny jeans and... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Cusick man rescues toddler from Pend Oreille Riverjeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and
Cusick man rescues toddler from Pend Oreille River
KHQ Spokane / Posted an hour ago
jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents. Local media outlets report that the New Hanover County School System is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing leggings, skinny jeans and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
8 p.m. update - Disturbance 'high' chance of becoming tropical stormif any, need to be taken and have a plan in place so we are not caught off guar
8 p.m. update - Disturbance 'high' chance of becoming tropical storm
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted an hour ago
if any, need to be taken and have a plan in place so we are not caught off guard," said Charles Smith, spokesman for New Hanover County Emergency Management. "As this system continues to show signs of organization, we are encouraging... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Teenaged repeat offender arrested after high speed car chasejeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and
Teenaged repeat offender arrested after high speed car chase
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 hours ago
jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents. Local media outlets report that the New Hanover County School System is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing leggings, skinny jeans and... Read more
33 related stories
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KHQ Spokane
Man arrested on several charges after holding ex-girlfriend against her willjeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and
Man arrested on several charges after holding ex-girlfriend against her will
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 hours ago
jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents. Local media outlets report that the New Hanover County School System is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing leggings, skinny jeans and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Three high school athletes sign with universitiesTwo New Hanover High School student-athletes, Helen Duffy and Tyrek Speller, al
Three high school athletes sign with universities
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 hours ago
Two New Hanover High School student-athletes, Helen Duffy and Tyrek Speller, along with Coastal Christian Senior Brian Howell, signed with universities Thursday afternoon. Duffy, a swimmer, signed with Davidson, a program that finished third in... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Threat to shoot up school lands north Idaho man in jailjeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and
Threat to shoot up school lands north Idaho man in jail
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 hours ago
jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents. Local media outlets report that the New Hanover County School System is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing leggings, skinny jeans and... Read more
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ABC Montana
Threat to shoot up school lands north Idaho man in jailjeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and
Threat to shoot up school lands north Idaho man in jail
ABC Montana / Posted 4 hours ago
jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents. Local media outlets report that the New Hanover County School System is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing leggings, skinny jeans and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hoggard High students released after bomb threat evacuation building all clearconducted an investigation. The bomb threat was called into the school at 1:32
Hoggard High students released after bomb threat evacuation building all clear
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 hours ago
conducted an investigation. The bomb threat was called into the school at 1:32 p.m. Thursday, said Lt. Jerry Brewer of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The threat was the third leading to the evacuation of a high school in the area in a... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
North Carolina school system proposes ban on skinny jeansjeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and
North Carolina school system proposes ban on skinny jeans
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 hours ago
jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents. Local media outlets report that the New Hanover County School System is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing leggings, skinny jeans and... Read more
33 related stories
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hot car death update: Mother left son in vehicle all day longwould have been significantly hotter."

Rawley said WPD detectives, along

Hot car death update: Mother left son in vehicle all day long
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 hours ago
would have been significantly hotter."

Rawley said WPD detectives, along with investigators and prosecutors from the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office and professionals from the New Hanover County Department of Social Services,... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
CLUB NEWSJune 3 at the Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. 17th St. Coffee, doughnuts and fellow
CLUB NEWS
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 hours ago
June 3 at the Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. 17th St. Coffee, doughnuts and fellowship at 9:30 a.m. "What's Happening with the New Hanover County ABC Board" by Marnina Queen, CEO, and Bob Martinis, chairman. Open to men over age 60. For membership and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
3 p.m. update - Storm continues to intensifyif any, need to be taken and have a plan in place so we are not caught off guar
3 p.m. update - Storm continues to intensify
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 hours ago
if any, need to be taken and have a plan in place so we are not caught off guard," said Charles Smith, spokesman for New Hanover County Emergency Management. "As this system continues to show signs of organization, we are encouraging... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
3 p.m. update - Storm continues to intensifyit may arrive during the busy Memorial Day weekend.

"We are monitoring th

3 p.m. update - Storm continues to intensify
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 hours ago
it may arrive during the busy Memorial Day weekend.

"We are monitoring the event," said Charles Smith, spokesman for New Hanover County Emergency Management. "We're just really trying to identify what actions, if any, need to be taken and... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Hoggard High students released after bomb threat evacuationconduct an investigation. The bomb threat was called into the school at 1:32 p
Hoggard High students released after bomb threat evacuation
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 hours ago
conduct an investigation. The bomb threat was called into the school at 1:32 p.m. Thursday, said Lt. Jerry Brewer of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The bomb threat was the third leading to the evacuation of a high school in the area in... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Schools Take On "Skinny" Jeans(WECT) North Carolina's New Hanover County School System is asking for opinions
Schools Take On "Skinny" Jeans
News 10 WILX / Posted 7 hours ago
(WECT) North Carolina's New Hanover County School System is asking for opinions and feedback when it comes to making changes to the school system's dress code policy and some students are taking to social media with their thoughts and feelings. The... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Atlantic system has 70 percent chance of becoming tropical stormthat it may arrive during the busy Memorial Day weekend."We are monitoring the
Atlantic system has 70 percent chance of becoming tropical storm
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
that it may arrive during the busy Memorial Day weekend."We are monitoring the event," said Charles Smith, spokesman for New Hanover County Emergency Management. "We're just really trying to identify what actions, if any, need to be taken and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hoggard High being evacuated because of a bomb threatthe official said earlier. The bomb threat was called into the school at 1:32
Hoggard High being evacuated because of a bomb threat
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 hours ago
the official said earlier. The bomb threat was called into the school at 1:32 p.m. Thursday, said Lt. Jerry Brewer of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The evacuation was taking place as of 2:13 p.m. Thursday, the school official... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Investigation continues in death of baby found in carWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police, along with other agencies in New Han
Investigation continues in death of baby found in car
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 9 hours ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police, along with other agencies in New Hanover County, continue to look into the death of a baby boy. An 8-month-old was found dead in his mother’s car at Pax Natura at Childcare Network on Wilshire Blvd. after 5... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Inmate escaped from Duplin Co. jailfelon, felony habitual misdemeanor assault, felony assault inflicting serious b
Inmate escaped from Duplin Co. jail
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
felon, felony habitual misdemeanor assault, felony assault inflicting serious bodily injury and misdemeanor child abuse in New Hanover County.Wallace said the sheriff’s office has reached out to Wilmington and Durham to ask that they be on the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Website calls New Hanover state Rep. Davis 'racist'NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- N.C. Rep. Ted Davis on Thursday decried a "horrible" webs
Website calls New Hanover state Rep. Davis 'racist'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 hours ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- N.C. Rep. Ted Davis on Thursday decried a "horrible" website that calls him racist. The website, www.teddavisracist.com, features photos of lynch mobs hanging black people decades ago and claims the "Davis name has been... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Memorial Day closingsoffices: Closed

WAVE: No service

Trash pick-up: Regular schedule

Memorial Day closings
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 hours ago
offices: Closed

WAVE: No service

Trash pick-up: Regular schedule

County offices

New Hanover: Closed

Public Library: Closed Sunday and Monday

Brunswick: Closed

Pender:... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
A day of simple fishing reminds where love of sport startedpinched on split shot sinkers and tied on gold hooks. On a per-pole basis, we w
A day of simple fishing reminds where love of sport started
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 hours ago
pinched on split shot sinkers and tied on gold hooks. On a per-pole basis, we were at less than $7 and bait was free. New Hanover and surrounding counties have many fishing spots. The county park at Castle Hayne, and the fishing pier at the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Atlantic system has 70% chance of becoming tropical stormthat it may arrive during the busy Memorial Day weekend. "We are monitoring th
Atlantic system has 70% chance of becoming tropical storm
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 hours ago
that it may arrive during the busy Memorial Day weekend. "We are monitoring the event," said Charles Smith, spokesman for New Hanover County Emergency Management. "We're just really trying to identify what actions, if any, need to be taken and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New interactive park will take library services outside to courtyardyears of waiting, crews will break ground on a new project at the library locat
New interactive park will take library services outside to courtyard
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 hours ago
years of waiting, crews will break ground on a new project at the library located in downtown Wilmington. According to New Hanover County Library Director Harry Tuchmayer, a story park is coming to the Main Library located at 201 Chestnut... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Dispatchers: Two hurt in Wilmington crash early Thursday(WWAY) — Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving two cars
Dispatchers: Two hurt in Wilmington crash early Thursday
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 14 hours ago
(WWAY) — Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving two cars early Thursday, according to dispatchers. New Hanover County Dispatch said it happened at S. 3rd and Wright streets around 6:40 a.m. Wilmington Police were still on... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Wave Transit bus, car crash near Eaton Elementary SchoolNEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies are on the scene where a Wave Transit
Wave Transit bus, car crash near Eaton Elementary School
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 14 hours ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies are on the scene where a Wave Transit bus and car crashed during the morning rush. New Hanover County dispatchers said the call came in just after 7 a.m. in the 6700 block of Gordon Road near Eaton Elementary... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Where can packing materials like styrofoam blocks, peanuts, air-filled plastic, bubble wrap, padded envelopes, etc., be recycled or donated? - MyReporter.comthe paper and plastic padding. Here are a few mailing centers that will gladly
Where can packing materials like styrofoam blocks, peanuts, air-filled plastic, bubble wrap, padded envelopes, etc., be recycled or donated? - MyReporter.com
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 hours ago
the paper and plastic padding. Here are a few mailing centers that will gladly accept gently used packing materials. New Hanover County Mailbox Express Locations 609 Piner Road Suite A, Wilmington, NC 28409 UPS Store Locations 310 N.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Barclay movie theater and retail complex construction progressesadvantage of existing infrastructure and often puts people closer to the areas
New Barclay movie theater and retail complex construction progresses
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 hours ago
advantage of existing infrastructure and often puts people closer to the areas where they work and shop. Wilmington and New Hanover officials are aggressively promoting and pushing in-fill projects to help connect and revitalize older... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
North Carolina school system moves to restrict skinny jeanssystem's proposal to ban skinny jeans and other tight pants has drawn a flood o
North Carolina school system moves to restrict skinny jeans
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
system's proposal to ban skinny jeans and other tight pants has drawn a flood of opposition from students and parents. The New Hanover County School System in the Wilmington area is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Judge hears motions in Johnson pre-trial hearingA New Hanover County judge denied one prosecution motion and has yet to rule on
Judge hears motions in Johnson pre-trial hearing
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
A New Hanover County judge denied one prosecution motion and has yet to rule on another following a pre-trial hearing for WPD officer James Johnson who is accused of using excessive force during the arrest of Tyrell Rivers in 2014. Prosecutors filed... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
North Carolina school system moves to restrict skinny jeanssystem's proposal to ban skinny jeans and other tight pants has drawn a flood o
North Carolina school system moves to restrict skinny jeans
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted yesterday
system's proposal to ban skinny jeans and other tight pants has drawn a flood of opposition from students and parents. The New Hanover County School System in the Wilmington area is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
What makes a 'good' development in the Wilmington area?advantage of existing infrastructure and often puts people closer to the areas
What makes a 'good' development in the Wilmington area?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
advantage of existing infrastructure and often puts people closer to the areas where they work and shop. Wilmington and New Hanover officials are aggressively promoting and pushing in-fill projects to help connect and revitalize older... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Carolina Beach Road construction to pause for Memorial Day weekend, to end next yearNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A year stands between drivers and the end of widespread c
Carolina Beach Road construction to pause for Memorial Day weekend, to end next year
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A year stands between drivers and the end of widespread construction on Carolina Beach Road that aims to widen the corridor and limit left turns. The 9-mile project -- which stretches from George Anderson Drive to Snow's Cut... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover schools principal changes announcedbeing made for next school year including some leadership changes. Here are the
New Hanover schools principal changes announced
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
being made for next school year including some leadership changes. Here are the principal transfers and appointments the New Hanover County Board of Education has approved so far for the 2016-17 school year: Sunset Park Elementary Diego... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
What makes a 'good' development in the Wilmington area?People don't see much advantage when more traffic flows on the roads they trave
What makes a 'good' development in the Wilmington area?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
People don't see much advantage when more traffic flows on the roads they travel everyday.

The issue of traffic in New Hanover County took front stage during the debate over a proposed apartment complex along North College Road just south... Read more

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WECT 6 Wilmington
Losing out: bringing back your jobspermanently closed May 2, 2011. Hundreds of people lost their jobs. "They empl
Losing out: bringing back your jobs
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
permanently closed May 2, 2011. Hundreds of people lost their jobs. "They employed a great number of people. Some from New Hanover County, some from surrounding counties. The bulk of it was from Pender,” recalled Pender County Commissioner... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, May 26driver: I am old too, but drive at pace with cars around me. Not all of us are
The Buzz, May 26
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
driver: I am old too, but drive at pace with cars around me. Not all of us are just driving to the HT for our daily wine. New Hanover School Board should ban skinny jeans right after they ban underwear showing baggy pants. 5/15 reader who... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Health department looking to expand permanent drop boxes for medication disposalIn 2014, New Hanover County installed two permanent drop boxes to give resident
Health department looking to expand permanent drop boxes for medication disposal
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
In 2014, New Hanover County installed two permanent drop boxes to give residents a safe option to dispose of expired, unwanted medications. This initiative is a local effort to keep drugs off the street, prevent overdoses and accidental poisonings... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Schools take on “skinny” jeans"skinny jeans" in an upcoming dress code revision, and that's not going over we
Schools take on “skinny” jeans
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
"skinny jeans" in an upcoming dress code revision, and that's not going over well with students. (WECT) North Carolina’s New Hanover County School System is asking for opinions and feedback when it comes to making changes to the school system’s... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Historic Wilmington Foundation honors local preservation effortsNational Register applications and for their work with historic preservation ta
Historic Wilmington Foundation honors local preservation efforts
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
National Register applications and for their work with historic preservation tax credits, was presented March 19 at the New Hanover County Courthouse Dolores Williams received the foundation's Katherine Howell Award for her leadership in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Historic Wilmington Foundation honors local preservation efforts.National Register applications and for their work with historic preservation ta
Historic Wilmington Foundation honors local preservation efforts.
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
National Register applications and for their work with historic preservation tax credits, was presented March 19 at the New Hanover County Courthouse Dolores Williams received the foundation's Katherine Howell Award for her leadership in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Carolina Beach Road construction to end in May 2017NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A year stands between drivers and the end of widespread c
Carolina Beach Road construction to end in May 2017
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A year stands between drivers and the end of widespread construction on Carolina Beach Road that aims to widen the corridor and limit left turns. The 9-mile project -- which stretches from Echo Farms Road to Snow's Cut Bridge... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics could affect trafficThe Law Enforcement Torch Run from the New Hanover County Detention Center to W
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics could affect traffic
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
The Law Enforcement Torch Run from the New Hanover County Detention Center to Wrightsville Beach will benefit the Special Olympics. Drivers should be prepared to give caution to the more than 50 runners participating. The route starts at 10 a.m. on... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
North Carolina school district wants to ban skinny jeansNEW HANOVER, N.C. — Some of life’s questions are just destined to be left unans
North Carolina school district wants to ban skinny jeans
WGN TV Chicago / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER, N.C. — Some of life’s questions are just destined to be left unanswered: Are leggings pants? Can skinny jeans be too skinny? Are either appropriate attire for high school students? The New Hanover County School Board in New Hanover... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Uber drivers arrested for drinking and drivingcar - has raised questions. “I think on balance it’s been a very good developm
Uber drivers arrested for drinking and driving
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
car - has raised questions. “I think on balance it’s been a very good development for this community to have Uber,” said New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David. “There’s no question that many people who used to kind of cheat it home are... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Carolina school system proposes ban on skinny jeanssystem's proposal to ban skinny jeans and other tight pants has drawn a flood o
North Carolina school system proposes ban on skinny jeans
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
system's proposal to ban skinny jeans and other tight pants has drawn a flood of opposition from students and parents. The New Hanover County School System in the Wilmington area is considering a policy that prohibits all students from wearing... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Uber drivers arrested for drinking and drivingcar - has raised questions. “I think on balance it’s been a very good developm
Uber drivers arrested for drinking and driving
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
car - has raised questions. “I think on balance it’s been a very good development for this community to have Uber,” said New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David. “There’s no question that many people who used to kind of cheat it home are... Read more
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