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  1. Dr. W. Kent Guion will join UNCW as the Chief Diversity Officer in April.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    UNCW has hired its first Chief Diversity Officer. Dr. W. Kent Guion will join the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force and report directly to the Chancellor.

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  2. Museum highlights state's 100 years of film makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The future of the film industry in North Carolina may be in doubt, but an exhibit in Raleigh shows North Carolina has been a key destination for years by production companies to have their projects filmed in the Tar Heel state. Starring: North Carolina is the first major exhibit about North Carolina's role in the film industry.

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  3. UNC players spray-painted Duke locker roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Football players from the University of North Carolina spray-painted the Duke locker room after their win Thursday, UNC coach Larry Fedora confirmed Monday. The Tar Heels also spray-painted Duke's practice field, which is adjacent to the visitors' locker room.

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  4. No. 6 North Carolina defeats Davidson 90-72Read the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Jackson added 18 points and No. 6 North Carolina defeated Davidson 90-72 on Saturday to remain unbeaten.

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  5. Former Tar Heel standout's father murdered in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Los Angeles Lakers have confirmed that a man shot and killed in Philadelphia over the weekend was the father of a player on the team. Police say 57-year-old Wayne Ellington was found shot in the head in the driver's seat of a car in the Germantown section of northwest Philadelphia just after 8 p.m. Sunday.

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  6. Wainstein: UNC's Roy Williams did not know of 'paper classes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Investigator Kenneth Wainstein said University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams was not aware that some basketball players were taking paper classes in the African and Afro-American Studies department. Wainstein said Wednesday that said former Tar Heel head coach Matt Doherty didn't realize the extent of the problem either.

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  7. Number of wineries in North Carolina continues to increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    North Carolina was the leading wine-producing region in the nation at the beginning of the 20th century, but an act of Congress almost 100 years ago forced many of the state's wineries to close. The Tar Heel state has, however, once again gained national attention for the variety of wines that are produced here, and Governor McCrory has proclaimed September as "Wine and Grape month."

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  8. Together 48 years, couple fights NC marriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Same-sex marriage is one step closer to being legal in North Carolina. And for one elderly couple, time is of the essence.

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  9. Cool off with a visit to the North Carolina Museum of HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The hot and humid days of summer is a great time to spend some time inside an air-conditioned museum, like the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh.

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  10. Actor Danny Glover visits Bladen County union hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Actor Danny Glover best known for staring in The Color Purple and the Lethal Weapon series was in Bladen County Wednesday for another role: activist.

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  11. Latest South Carolina sportsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Clemson reported 15 NCAA violations during the last academic year, although none of them were considered "severe" or "significant" - the two highest levels of infractions.

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  12. Latest North Carolina sportsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Nine years after leading the North Carolina men's basketball team to a national championship, Williams returns to the Tar Heel state as a member of the Charlotte Hornets.

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  13. Hornets F Williams returning to Tar Heel stateRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Nine years after leading the North Carolina men's basketball team to a national championship, Williams returns to the Tar Heel state as a member of the Charlotte Hornets.

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  14. Museum in Raleigh continues to see large number of visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Even though the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences was created over 135 years ago, it remains one of the most popular museums in the southeast with over 1.2 million visitors last year alone.

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    But a new report says the Tar Heel state is lagging far behind its fellow states along the Atlantic coast because of a lack of support from leadership at the state level.

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