By Anne Brenner
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    Local Transportation Officials Work To Fight Train Safety Problems

    February 9, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- In light of several recent automobile accidents involving trains, the state’s Department of Transportation is reminding local motorists and pedestrians to use caution around railroad tracks. “We’ve had nine accidents recently,” says NCDOT Acting Rail Director Paul Worley. “Four were fatalities, one was a crossing crash, and the others were trespassers. We  have even had […]

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    CHTC Passes Resolution Discouraging Deceptive Information From CPCs

    January 20, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- The Chapel Hill Town Council is publically advocating for an end to what some are calling deceptive practices in North Carolina’s crisis pregnancy centers. During last week’s meeting, the council unanimously passed the Accurate Health Information for a Stronger Community resolution, which advocates for a pregnant woman’s right to correct medical information.  The […]

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    Local Pollster President Named to National List

    January 7, 2013 at 2:25 pm

    CHAPEL HILL-A local celebrity has been named to a national list of the nation’s most influential political figures. Public Policy Polling President Tom Jensen is among the 36 most powerful people for 2012, according to the latest issue of Business Insider Magazine. Former President Bill Clinton, First Lady Michelle Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg […]

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    CH Mayor Looks At Library, Affordable Housing For 2013

    January 1, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    CHAPEL HILL- Now that 2012 is officially in the books, Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt is looking ahead to the projects that the town will see in the coming 12 months. “It’s going to be some busy year, and Town Council will jump immediately into some difficult issues.” The first order of business will be […]

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    UNC Researchers Tackle Autism–And Stereotypes

    January 1, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – UNC is doing its part in a global study on a potential new treatment for autism. UNC ASPIRE Program clinical research manager Cheryl Alderman says the study will look at how an experimental drug known as memantine affects the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders—and researchers have already begun enrolling patients. “The first part of […]

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