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The Community Forum in a Timeline of Tweets

Our Community Forum is one of the biggest days of the year here at WCHL, which means everyone here is working all day long to bring you the best coverage. For those of you who weren’t able to tune in or stream live, we tweeted the best quotes throughout the day using the hashtag #WCHLForum, and many of you joined in the conversation! Here’s our compilation of Twitter highlights from the Forum. [View the story “2015 Community Forum” on...

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2015 WCHL Community Forum

The annual WCHL Community Forum returned, with local leaders talking about ten topics that matter to our area. Now you can listen to any hour of the Forum instantly by clicking on this page! Mayor Stevens and Chancellor Folt Chancellor Folt, Jim Heavner and Mayor Kleinschmidt Mayors Kleinschmidt and Lavelle, and Commissioner McKee Chancellor Folt Joel Curran and Mitch Kokai Provost Dean Joel Curran, Mitch Kokai and Jenny Surane Winston Crisp and Sheriff Blackwood Stephanie Perry and Chief Blue Winston Crisp Aaron Keck and Councilwoman Bell Delores Bailey and Daniel Eller Councilwoman Bell, Tish Galu, and Marc Marcoplos The...

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The Ackland Celebrates The Art Of Drawing

It’s easy to think of drawing as an exercise for students to learn technique or as a first step for artists conceptualizing a painting or sculpture. But the Ackland Art Museum’s new exhibit, Genius and Grace: François Boucher and the Generation of 1700, celebrates the many merits of drawing in its own right: “drawing as artistic practice, drawing as conceptual practice, drawings as objects of aesthetic delight,” in the words of head curator Peter Nisbet. The exhibit contains eighty drawings by eighteenth-century French artists, and is centered around the work of Boucher, the most famous of the group. But the name doesn’t have...

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Best of the Fest: What to See at the 2014 Carrboro Film Festival

A Carrboro tradition returns this weekend with some exciting new additions. The 9th annual Carrboro Film Festival takes place on November 22nd and 23rd, and it’s back once again at the Century Center after last year’s split into two venues. However, this year will see some fun new features for cinephiles – and best of all, they’re free. Scary movie buffs will love the all-new “Block of Horror,” a chilly Saturday night triple bill of two short films and a feature that are sure to send a shiver down your spine. Those interested in the technical aspects of filmmaking can partake in two free workshops...

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Timeline Of The UNC Academic Scandal

On Wednesday, UNC released the long-awaited Wainstein Report, the result of an investigation into UNC’s academic fraud scandal by attorney Kenneth Wainstein that began in February 2014. Below is a timeline of the key events in the 4-year scandal, which began with an NCAA investigation into impermissible benefits that in turn revealed numerous academic concerns. Click on the links to learn more about any event. 2010 July 2010: NCAA launches investigation into UNC football program regarding improper financial ties between sports agents and players and improper academic help from a tutor 2011 June 2011: NCAA levels formal allegations against UNC stemming from their investigation...

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Triangle-Wide Photography Festival Has Roots in Chapel Hill

The Click! Triangle Photography Festival, which celebrates the medium with galleries, exhibits, and events all month long across the Triangle, has officially kicked off. Though many of these events and exhibits will take place in big museums like the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh and Duke’s Nasher Museum in Durham, the festival has its roots in a smaller gallery in Chapel Hill. “This thing has really taken off, and everyone’s excited about it. There’s a huge amount of publicity in Raleigh and in Durham,” says FRANK Gallery outreach coordinator Barbara Tyroler. “FRANK Gallery has been instrumental in developing...

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