By Danny Hooley
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    Folt Promises Changes, Disclipinary Actions Following Report on UNC

    October 23, 2014 at 1:43 am

    A report released Wednesday by a former federal prosecutor hired by UNC to investigate a long period of academic impropriety could lead to disciplinary action against as many as nine employees, according to the chancellor. In some cases, that will include termination. “I am deeply disappointed in the duration and the extent of the wrongdoing,” […]

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    Funding for UUMC Steeple Repair Project More Than Halfway to Goal

    October 20, 2014 at 6:24 pm

    The University United Methodist Church in downtown Chapel Hill is more than halfway toward a $250,000 goal for repairing and upgrading its landmark steeple, which stands more than 200 feet high.

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    Chapel Hill PD Releases SWAT Report

    October 20, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    In response to public interest in police tactics, following recent events in Ferguson, MO, the Chapel Hill Police Department has released a list of SWAT operations dating back to 2002.

  • N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory delivers the keynote address for UNC's University Day, Memorial Hall, Oct. 12, 2014. (Photo: Dan Sears)

    McCrory Softens Tone on Higher Education, But Sticks to Message

    October 17, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    North Carolina’s Republican Gov. Pat McCrory may have softened his tone about the purpose of higher education in the state since he set off a firestorm by mocking gender studies last year, but his message remains the same: UNC and other universities need to “hone in” on the “changing market environment.”

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    Orange, Carrboro Leaders Discuss Process of Changes in Rural Buffer

    October 17, 2014 at 2:58 am

    Possible changes in the Rural Buffer sparked some lively conversation between Orange County Commissioners and Carrboro Alderpersons on Thursday night.

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    CHTC Votes to Expand ETJ to Rogers Road

    October 16, 2014 at 2:57 am

    The Historic Rogers Road area, where residents have been deprived of sewer service for decades, became part of Chapel Hill’s extraterritorial jurisdiction on Wednesday night.

  • Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle, with her partner Alicia Stemper and their son Avery Stemper at the Orange County Register of Deeds office, Oct. 13, 2014.

    Same-Sex Couples Sign Up to Get Married in Orange County

    October 13, 2014 at 12:25 pm

    The Mayor of Carrboro and her longtime partner were first in the line of same-sex-couples that showed up at the Orange County Deeds office Monday for marriage licenses.

  • N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory delivers the keynote address for UNC's University Day, Memorial Hall, Oct. 12, 2014. (Photo: Dan Sears)

    McCrory at UNC University Day: Focus on Job Skills

    October 13, 2014 at 12:14 am

    In his keynote speech Sunday for UNC’s 221st birthday celebration, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said that universities must prepare more students for technology and research jobs that need to be filled right now.

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    WCHL’s Heavner to Join UNC’s Journalism Hall of Fame

    October 10, 2014 at 6:00 am

    The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication is welcoming WCHL’s owner and CEO Jim Heavner as a “Halls of Fame” inductee.

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    UNC Infectious Disease Expert: AIDS Lessons Should Inform Ebola Strategies

    October 8, 2014 at 8:59 pm

    A UNC expert on global health and infectious diseases said Wednesday that the lessons learned from the AIDS outbreak during the `80s should guide today’s medical community when dealing with West Africa’s Ebola crisis.

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