By Aaron Keck
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    Jones Angell Play-By-Play For EV Spectrum Skills Camp; NC Symphony Southern Village

    May 30, 2013 at 11:17 am

    CHAPEL HILL – This Friday, Jones Angell, the Voice of the Tar Heels, will be at Carmichael Arena to provide the play-by-play for a truly extraordinary basketball game. Angell will be calling the final basketball game of the EV Spectrum Skills Camp—a wee klong camp for about 20 young adults with autism and other developmental […]

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    OCAS Reports County’s Sixth Rabies Case In 2013

    May 29, 2013 at 2:54 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Orange County Animal Services is reporting another positive rabies test, the sixth in the county this year. The most recent case originated on May 24, when a resident and her dog encountered an aggressive raccoon while walking on the Eno River Trail. The dog killed the raccoon; Animal Control removed the raccoon […]

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    Coach Jenny Levy On WLAX Title: “It’s Been A Great Journey”

    May 28, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The UNC women’s lacrosse team returned to town in triumph on Monday after winning its first-ever NCAA title with a dramatic triple-overtime victory over Maryland. WCHL’s Aaron Keck caught up with head coach Jenny Levy on Tuesday. LEVY INTERVIEW PART I LEVY INTERVIEW PART II AARON KECK: First of all, congratulations. This […]

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    UNC Baseball Coach Fox: “This Has Been A Special Group”

    May 28, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The Tar Heel baseball team is back on the practice field this week getting ready for the NCAA tournament, which gets underway Friday. For the first time ever, Carolina scored the overall No. 1 seed in the tournament—another milestone in what has already been an historic season. The 2013 Tar Heels won […]

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    News Around Town: Pesticide Disposal Collections; Ronald McDonald 25 Year Anniv.

    May 27, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Orange County Cooperative Extension is hosting a Pesticide Disposal Collection Day on Wednesday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Agriculture Building, 306 Revere Road in Hillsborough. Bring along any pesticides that you need to dispose of and they’ll do it, safely and free. Pesticides must be in their […]

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    Dean On Provost Appointment: “I Couldn’t Be More Excited”

    May 23, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – James (Jim) W. Dean, Jr.–currently dean of UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School–will take over as UNC’s provost effective July 1, replacing Bruce Carney, who’s returning to the faculty after four years in the position. WCHL’s Aaron Keck caught up with Dean Dean–soon to become Provost Dean–shortly after the announcement on Thursday afternoon. Click […]

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    Tar Heels Rout Miami, 10-0, In ACC Tourney

    May 23, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    DURHAM – The top-seeded UNC baseball team rolled over Miami, 10-0, in its opening game of the ACC tournament Thursday at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Starting pitcher Kent Emanuel went the distance for the Heels, taking a no-hitter into the fifth inning and allowing only four hits in eight innings. The game ended in […]

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    Gunshots Fired Saturday; CHPD Seeking Info

    May 21, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Chapel Hill Police are seeking information in a shooting incident that took place on Walnut Street last Saturday evening. Sometime between 5:00 and 7:26 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, an individual fired a single bullet into a residence on Walnut Street. Nobody was in the residence at the time, though, and there […]

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    Strawberries, Jazz, Faculty/Staff Satisfaction

    May 17, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    CHAPEL HILL/CARRBORO – A majority of UNC faculty and staff say the university is a “highly effective organization” with a strong vision for the future. That’s according to the results of a University-wide organizational effectiveness survey conducted in January. UNC officials say they received more than 3,000 responses, an uptick from the last time they […]

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    May 10, 2013 at 1:05 am

    Beginning Friday and running through May 19, the ArtsCenter in Carrboro is staging the southeastern premiere of “Walt,” a musical play about the life of Walt Whitman–written by one of the poet’s distant relatives, Wm. W. Whitman. Last Saturday, the ArtsCenter held a community reading of Whitman’s classic epic “Song of Myself” on the Weaver […]