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43 min ago | Lumina News

Former WBPD investigator indicted on embezzlement charges

The North Carolina Attorney General's office said a former Wrightsville Beach police officer has been indicted on charges of embezzlement by a New Hanover County Grand Jury.

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Related Topix: Wrightsville Beach, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Wilmington, NC

9 hrs ago | StarNewsOnline.com

EUE/Screen Gems Studios Tour Guides profile: Trey Mosteller

This summer, fans of the local film industry can dip a toe into the world of film and television production by taking the EUE/Screen Gems Studios tour.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Dawson's Creek, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lumina News

New wave for understanding rips

Buoyant and light, the drifters seem pretty ordinary as they bob up and down along the shore.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Wrightsville Beach, NC

StarNewsOnline.com

Local author in New York Times

Local author Rebecca Lee had her review of a number of recent short-story collections published July 27 in the Sunday New York Times Book Review.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NBC Chicago

Program Uses Selfies to Determine Life Expectancy

New facial recognition technology called Face My Age uses a selfie, along with a few personal details, to determine how long a person is expected to live and how old they look.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Cooper named to dean's list

Sarah Cooper, daughter of Greg and Angie Cooper of Swansboro, was named to the dean's list at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for the spring 2014 semester.

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Related Topix: Swansboro, NC, Wilmington, NC

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBS Local

Researchers Looking Into Beach Rip Currents

Vincent Klock was bodysurfing toward the beach when his momentum suddenly turned and he was whisked away from shore.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC, Australia, World News, Weather, Florida International University

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Researchers study rip currents at Carolina Beach

Fourteen buoys bobbed through the water off Carolina Beach Wednesday morning, floating among surfers and swimmers.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC, Wilmington, NC, Weather

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lumina News

Rip current research could lead to new understanding

Buoyant and light, the drifters seem pretty ordinary as they bob up and down along the shore, but equipped with GPS to track movements and designed to float like a person, the simple technology will help researchers understand deadly rip currents and inform the public of the safest way to enjoy the beach.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Wrightsville Beach, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Vause, Swarts receive scholarships

The State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship Foundation recently awarded Katelyn Vause of Richlands a $1,000 scholarship to attend a four year university, she plans on attending Lenoir-Rhyne University in the fall.

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Related Topix: Richlands, NC, Lenoir, NC, Jacksonville, NC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Barnegat Bay alum warns of plastics pollution of seasBarnegat Bay...

Barnegat Bay alum warns of plastics pollution of seas Oceans a repository of growing plastics threat, Seaside Park native tells audiences Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rzvP2i Lauren Mae Henry, a marine biology major at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington and a Seaside Park native, is traveling the East Coast this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Seaside Park, NJ, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Ocean County, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

Molly Ringwald, John Lithgow among artists to appear at UNCW for upcoming performance seasons

It's still mid-July, but it's already time to start looking ahead at the area's fall arts programming.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Tempest, Comedy Movies, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, Molly Ringwald

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Lumina News

Pipelines

The University of North Carolina Wilmington hosts a week-long summer music workshop for middle and high school students from across North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Education Etc., Wrightsville Beach, NC

National Review Online

A Conservative Professora s Long Quest for Justice Ends in Victory

In March I reported on Professor Mike Adams's victory for academic freedom in his jury trial against the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.

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Sunherald.com

Nelson Algren Award win caps storybook period for Ben Hoffman

On a Saturday afternoon that dripped with sticky June heat, author Ben Hoffman and his groomsmen readied for his impending nuptials in Chicago's West Loop by basking in his hotel suite's air conditioning and a few moments of tranquility, a respite from the wedding day frenzy.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Wedding

StarNewsOnline.com

'Orange' author coming to town

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014-2015 performing arts series at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and UNCW is promoting them vigorously.

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Related Topix: Orange is the New Black, Books, Smith College, Drugs

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WLOS

UNCW, professor settle lawsuit over promotion

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has reached a settlement in a seven-year battle with a criminology professor who sued the school after he was denied a promotion.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

Gerard on 'Bookwatch'

This week's guest was Wilmington author Peggy Payne. Then, at noon on Sunday, July 13, Martin will be talking with Port City author Philip Gerard about his book "Down the Wild Cape Fear."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lumina News

Council accepts memorial, hears new fire station updates

Martinette delivered a presentation about the Firefighters' Memorial in Empire Park Fire Station and addressed the Fire Station Replacement Plan.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Fire

Lumina News

pipeline

The library will host a free magic show, supported by PNC Grow Up Great. Information about building financial literacy in kids will also be made available.

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