By Danny Hooley
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    CH Town Council ‘Wonk’ Praises Federal Light Rail Approval

    February 26, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    Chapel Hill Town Council member Ed Harrison says the Federal Transportation Administration’s approval of the Durham-Orange Light Rail plan clears a major hurdle for the project.

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    Durham-Orange Light Rail Plan Gets Federal Thumbs Up

    February 26, 2014 at 12:25 am

    “I’m just really happy to be able to share the news that came out just late this afternoon that the Federal Transit Administration announced that they have approved Triangle Transit’s request to move the Durham-Orange Light Rail project into project development phase,” Carrboro Alderman Damon Seils announced, to a chorus of “wows” from his colleagues.

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    Carrboro BoA Preview: Land Use Ordinance Gets Another Look

    February 24, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    The Feb. 15 meeting of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen will be taken up, mostly, by discussion of proposed additions to the town’s Land Use Ordinance.

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    Jimmy V Foundation Gears Up For March Madness, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Running

    February 21, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – With March Madness coming up, The Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research has a string of special events and promotions planned for March and April.

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    ‘Anonymous People’ Documentary Shows True Faces of Recovering Addicts

    February 21, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions has teamed up with Recovery Communities of North Carolina and The School of Social Work to present “The Anonymous People,” a 2013 documentary about addiction and recovery by director Greg D. Williams.

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    Killer in Eve Carson Case Seeks Parole Possibility

    February 20, 2014 at 11:03 pm

    Laurence Lovette, one of two men who murdered UNC Student Body President Eve Carson back in 2008, is trying once again to get the possibility of parole attached to his life sentence.

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    Pre-Game Duke Graffiti Found on UNC’s Campus

    February 19, 2014 at 4:54 pm

    On Wednesday, a day before the rescheduled UNC-Duke basketball matchup, the rivalry had already inspired some mischief, in the form of vandalism on UNC’s campus.

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    Durham Man Arrested in Armed Chapel Hill Burglary

    February 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Chapel Hill Police responded Wednesday to a report of a one-man home invasion on Cotton Street, just a little after midnight.

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    Election 2014: Who’s Filed So Far

    February 19, 2014 at 6:00 am

    NORTH CAROLINA – It’s election 2014 filing season for North Carolina political candidates, and here are some of the official contenders in national, state and Orange County races so far:

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    Flu Deaths Reach 64 in North Carolina

    February 18, 2014 at 1:34 am

    NORTH CAROLINA – State health officials reported Friday that seven more people died last week from flu complications, bringing the total number to 64.