By Rachel Nash
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    State Budget Proposal Out, Medicaid Changes Could Be In Store

    May 20, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    The Senate’s budget plan for Medicaid will reduce covered doctor visits on Medicaid from 22 to 10 per year (except for the chronically ill), raises co-pays for services, and cuts private nursing services by $5 million—among other changes.

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    Week Four Of NAACP Protests Continue Monday

    May 20, 2013 at 6:30 am

    An increasing number of Chapel Hillians have joined the movement—some getting arrested.

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    Diamond Heels Set To Face FSU Monday

    May 19, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The Tar Heels look to bounce back Monday night when Florida State visits Boshamer Stadium for a non-conference contest set for 6 p.m. Carolina is coming-off a losing series against Virginia over the weekend, falling to 47-8, 21-7 in the ACC The decision also marks the second consecutive series loss for UNC […]

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    OC Child Abuse Prevention; 3 Heels Named Dick Howser SF; Our Local Deal Turns 2

    May 19, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The Orange County 4-H Cooperative Extension Service along with the Chapel Hill Carrboro YMCA invites residents to participate in the Stewards of Children Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training. It’s a free, three-hour training designed to educate adults about how to recognize, prevent and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse, […]

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    Michael Harris Named CHCCS Teacher of the Year

    May 19, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    CHAPEL HILL– Michael Harris of Phillips Middle School was named the District Teacher of the Year at the Annual Recognition Reception Friday. Harris is a Social Studies teacher with fourteen years of experience, has a bachelor’s degree in biomechanics from the University of California at Davis, and a teaching certificate from Chapman University in Orange, […]

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    Carrboro Police Chief Search Narrows Down Candidates

    May 19, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    CARRBORO- The search is on for Carrboro’s next police chief. Town Manager David Andrews says they had 101 applicants so far—after he only expected 60 at the most. Now they’ve narrowed it down to seven. “We’re trying to be as objective as we can and find the most qualified candidate. And also ones that we really be a great […]

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    CHCCS BoE Member Wants BoC To Re-Think Budget Proposal

    May 19, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    “I think there is a need to plead the case to the county commissioners that there is a need for a tax increase to support those additional expenses.”

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    UNC Men’s LAX Falls In NCAA Quarterfinals To Denver

    May 19, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS —  UNC men’s lacrosse saw its 10-game winning streak come to an end against Denver, falling 12-11 in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals at Lucas Oil Stadium. Joey Sankey, Davey Emala and Mark McNeill each scored a pair of goals for UNC while Steve Pontrello, Chad Tutton, Evan Connell, Ryan Kilpatrick and Pat Foster each scored […]

  • CH Teen Scrabble Champs To Appear On Kimmel

    May 19, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    The two teens won seven games in the Scrabble tournament and then the championship game. Now they will face Kimmel himself.

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    2013 ACC Baseball Tournament Schedule Announced

    May 19, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    The Heels are the top overall seed in the tournament for the first time since 1990 and will seek revenge against three teams that knocked off the Heels in the regular season.

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