By Rachel Nash
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    Eve Carson Killer To Be Re-Sentenced Monday

    June 3, 2013 at 7:34 am

    A recent Supreme Court ruling mandating review of automatic sentencing guidelines means that Lovette, who was 17 at the time of the murder, should be re-sentenced.

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    State Measure To Cut Teach Tenure Resurfaces

    June 2, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – A stipulation seeking to end teacher tenure found new life in the state senate’s recently released $20.6 billion budget. “It’s another smack-down on the whole idea of teaching as a profession. We run the risk of losing good teachers who feel that maybe once they don’t have tenure—they may want to pursue […]

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    NAACP Moral Monday Protesting Returns

    June 2, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    NAACP state chapter president William Barber says this will be the biggest rally yet—promising more arrests than ever before.

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    NC NAACP President To Speak At Silent Sam 100th Anniversary Sunday

    June 2, 2013 at 11:26 am

    CHAPEL HILL – The 100th anniversary of the controversial monument known as “Silent Sam” is Sunday, and North Carolina NAACP President Reverend William Barber is set to join the “Real Silent Sam Committee” to speak-out against what they say the statue represents. The program will takes place at 4:00 pm at the foot of the monument […]

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    UNC Outlasts Towson, 8-5; Heads To Regional Finals

    June 1, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    ACC Tournament MVP, Cody Stubbs, hit the game’s solo home run in the second inning, his eight of the season, to put the Heels on the board first.

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    Annual Chamber Golf Classic Set For Monday

    May 31, 2013 at 7:23 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Golf Classic Monday at the Governor’s Club from 9:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Chamber’s charitable Partnership for a Sustainable Community. “Events like this generate the funds that we need in order to invest in economic and community development […]

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    Blogger Behind Orange Politics Gets Hacked

    May 31, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    …not just brute force technical hacking, but systematically gaining control of one domain after another.

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    State Rep. Verla Insko Talks Upcoming House Budget

    May 31, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Lawmakers in Raleigh are getting closer to a final budget for the state. The NC House of Representatives began crafting its own spending plan this week—following the Senate’s release of its $20.6 billion version last week. Verla Insko—the state Representative for Orange County (Dem.)—says time is quickly running out to get the […]

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    BCBS To Leave Chapel Hill

    May 31, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    “There was an opportunity in both timing and market to move forward with the two new buildings.”

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    Basketball Tournament To Benefit Friends Of Bolin Creek

    May 31, 2013 at 7:10 am

    CHAPEL HILL – The conservation group—Friends of Bolin Creek—is hosting a basketball tournament Friday at 5:30 p.m. It’s happening at Homestead Park and is free to the public—but they are accepting donations. Julie McClintock  of Friends of Bolin Creek, says the event was entirely organized by Chapel Hill High School students. “It’s a wonderful thing when […]

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