By Anne Brenner
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    Rain In Forecast Can’t Spoil Hillsborough Hogg Day

    May 18, 2013 at 12:47 pm

    The forecast called for rain on Saturday afternoon, but that didn’t stop thousands of Hillsborough residents from enjoying the Hogg Day tradition.

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    OC Health Department Honored For Disaster Preparedness

    May 18, 2013 at 6:44 am

    The OC Health Department has received a perfect score for its ability to keep the public safe in the event of a disaster.

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    UNC Baseball Comes From Behind For ACC Regular Season Crown

    May 17, 2013 at 10:31 pm

    UNC Baseball defeated UVA 8-5 for the ACC Coastal Division Championship.

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    Carolina Baseball Takes 2-0 Win Over Appalachian State

    May 14, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- Things stayed quiet in Boshamer Stadium for most of Carolina’s home baseball game against Appalachian State Tuesday night, but it was the Heels who ultimately managed to run away with the 2-0 victory, allowing only one hit for the Mountaineers. UNC only came away with four hits, but the team’s pitching and defense […]

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    With Summer Coming, NC Botanical Garden To Host Second Annual Gala Under The Stars

    May 11, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    CHAPEL HILL-The weather’s getting warmer, and that means it’s time for outdoor festivals in and around Chapel Hill—including one next weekend that will help raise awareness about all that nature has to offer. The second annual Carolina Moonlight Gala is set to take place under the stars at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. We call […]

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    Local Women Talk Health Issues, Body Image In Hillsborough

    May 11, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    HILLSBOROUGH- Female health issues took center stage on Saturday morning, when a group of women from all across Orange County headed for the Hillsborough Depot to discuss several issues surrounding feminine values. The event, which was entitled “What Do Women Want,” was the first in a series of workshops designed to celebrate female empowerment. Liz […]

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    UNC To Turn Tassles Sunday

    May 11, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    CHAPEL HILL-On Sunday morning, the members of UNC’s senior class will enter the next chapter of their lives at the university’s spring commencement ceremony—and the university will also prepare to enter its next chapter with a new chancellor. This will mark the fifth and final spring commencement ceremony for outgoing chancellor Holden Thorp, whose time […]

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    New Parking In CH, Students Educate Teachers About Refugees

    May 11, 2013 at 1:05 pm

    Good news for those who have had parking troubles in downtown Chapel Hill: effective May 10, a new public lot is open at the 140 West Franklin complex. The lot contains about 160 spaces, and local residents can pay to park by both cash and credit card. Like most other downtown Chapel Hill public parking […]

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    OC EMS Works With Department On Aging To Keep Elderly Safe

    May 11, 2013 at 11:37 am

    ORANGE COUNTY-Recently, several local government departments have been focused on collaborating with each other—and for Orange County Emergency Services, that has meant working alongside the OC Department on Aging to help maintain safety in the area’s elderly residents. OC Emergency Management Systems Operations Manager Kim Woodard says the two departments are currently working on a […]

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    Tar Heel Women’s Lacrosse To Open NCAA Tournament Play Against Loyola

    May 11, 2013 at 9:21 am

    CHAPEL HILL-The no. 3 UNC women’s lacrosse team is set to open up NCAA tournament play on Sunday in the second round when they take on no. 11 Loyola. The third-seeded Heels have showcased impressive numbers this season, with an overall record of 14-3. This is their ninth year in a row and their 15th […]