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    UNC Student Safety Smartphone App In Works

    May 26, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    CHAPEL HILL -In light of the attention UNC has recently received surrounding sexual assault, members of the student government are working on a new Smartphone app that will allow members of the university community to report incidents of sexual violence. Student Body President Christy Lambden says he and other student representatives are in brainstorming about […]

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    Tar Heel Women’s Tennis Moves Ahead To Sweet 16

    May 11, 2013 at 5:31 pm

    CHAPEL HILL-A half hour rain delay couldn’t keep the no. 2 UNC women’s tennis team from heading for the NCAA Sweet 16 after taking down no. 31 Tennessee on Saturday 4-1. Tennessee took the early lead, claiming a doubles point with a tiebreak. But it was the Heels who came charging back in singles with […]

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    P.J Hairston Will Return To UNC For His Junior Seaon

    April 12, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- It’s official—Tar Heel basketball powerhouse sophomore guard P.J. Hairston will be spending at least one more year in the UNC uniform. For the past several weeks, rumors had circulated that Hairston would forgo his final two years of college to declare for the NBA draft. But sportswriter Art Chansky says he might […]

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    Carrboro Man Arrested For Burglary And Attempted Rape

    April 11, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    CARRBORO- The Carrboro Police Department made an arrest early Friday morning in a burglary and attempted rape. Lt. Chris Atack says that at approximately 4:00 a.m. Friday, Carrboro Police responded to a call in the 100 block of Fidelity Street involving Francisco Javier Diaz. “Further investigation revealed that Mr. Diaz had broken into a residence […]

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    Tar Heel WBB Back In NCAA Action Sunday After Off-Year

    March 23, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    NEWARK, DEL-After a disappointing run in the 2011-2012 postseason, the UNC women’s basketball team is ready to reclaim its position as a dominant force in the NCAA tournament. Last year’s season ended early for UNC, after they fell to Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal and failed to earn an NCAA tournament bid for […]

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    Heels Seek Revenge Against Kansas After 2012 Elite Eight

    March 23, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    KANSAS CITY-The eighth-seeded UNC men’s basketball team is coming off a big win Friday evening against Villanova in the NCAA’s tournament—but on Sunday evening, they’ll have to take on No. 1 seeded Kansas in Kansas City, which might prove a much taller task. Still, head UNC coach Roy Williams, who once coached at Kansas and hit […]

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    ACC Excitement Runs High On Franklin Street

    March 15, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- Downtown Partnership Executive Director Meg McGurk says the energy level is high on Franklin Street during the ACC tournament. “I think that the biggest thing that happens is that people want to be out and celebrating when the Heels are playing in the Tournament,” says McGurk. “In the evening people want to go […]

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    CH-C YMCA Board Responds To Petition

    March 12, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Earlier this year, more than 270 local residents signed a petitionobjecting to the closing of the racquetball courts at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA—as well as the procedure by which that decision was made. Now, the YMCA’s Board of Directors may be thinking twice, at least to an extent: last Friday, the Board passed […]

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    Chapel Hill Towing Ordinance Receives Court Of Appeals Hearing Monday

    March 11, 2013 at 11:03 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The issue of towing is once again back in the spotlight in Chapel Hill as George’s Towing will appear before the State Court of Appeals Monday in regards to a town towing ordinance. According to the News and Observer, George’s Towing will appear before a three-judge panel to express that the Town […]

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    AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

    March 11, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    RALEIGH — The Durham Police Department is searching for a missing child:   Christopher Anthony Rojas. Christopher Anthony Rojas is a 5-year-old Hispanic male, approximately 3 feet  6 inches tall, weighing 50 pounds.   He has black hair, and brown eyes.   Wearing a dark and light blue t-shirt and dark and light blue plaid shorts. Allegedly, there is 1 abductor:   Santos Reynaldo.   Santos Reynaldo is […]