By Elizabeth Friend
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    CHCCS Board To Vote On New Budget Plan

    July 17, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    The CHCCS board hopes to adopt a new budget Thursday, despite the fact that the General Assembly’s spending plan is still up in the air.

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    EPA Investigation Could Halt Rogers Rd Remediation

    July 16, 2013 at 10:15 am

    Remediation for Rogers Road may be grinding to a halt as the EPA investigates claims that the county’s planning department engaged in racial discrimination.

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    McCrory Says He’ll Sign New Abortion Bill

    July 12, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    Governor Pat McCrory says he will sign into law the controversial abortion bill passed by the House earlier this week.

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    CHCCS Board Eyes Cuts To Gifted Ed To Balance Budget

    July 9, 2013 at 1:11 am

    Chapel Hill-Carrboro school board members are struggling with how to fill state funding gaps, even before they know exactly what those gaps will be.

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    CHCCS Will Discuss Budget Plans Monday

    July 8, 2013 at 10:58 am

    The school board meets Monday night in a special session to discuss the district’s budget plans in light of proposed state funding cuts.

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    10 Candidates File As 2013 Election Season Gears Up

    July 5, 2013 at 6:26 pm

    A host of incumbents and a handful of challengers signed up to run on the first day of filing for the 2013 municipal elections.

  • Local officials gather to detail flood recovery efforts.

    CH Officials Warn of Fraudsters, Mosquitoes & More Rain

    July 3, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Town and county officials say the recovery from Sunday’s flooding will take weeks, maybe even months.

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    Eastgate Businesses Left With Major Cleanup

    July 1, 2013 at 1:18 pm

    The waters have receded from the Shops at Eastgate, but store owners are left struggling with the aftermath of Sunday’s flood.

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    Orange County’s Public Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect

    July 1, 2013 at 6:30 am

    HILLSBOROUGH- Starting Monday July 1, you could be fined for smoking outdoors in Orange County. Orange County Commissioners and the Board of Health approved a broad smoking ban last year. Now, following six months of preparation, officials say they’re ready to put it into full effect. The ban prohibits smoking in almost all public outdoor […]

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    Chapel Hill Police: Missing Woman Found Safe

    June 28, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    UPDATE: Chapel Hill Police reported shortly before 5 o’clock Friday that the missing woman has been located and returned safely to her home. CHAPEL HILL- Chapel Hill Police are asking the public for assistance locating a missing woman. Mandy Marie Maeder was last seen on Wednesday. Her roommate told police Maeder left on the afternoon […]

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