By Rachel Nash
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    No. 2 Seeded UNC Women’s Tennis Team Set For NCAA Team Tournament

    April 30, 2013 at 9:27 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The UNC women’s tennis team clinched the No. 2 seed for the NCAA Division I Team Tournament.  It’s the highest in program history, matching the 2010 squad that advanced to the national semifinals. Carolina has earned a home regional and a national seed 11 times in the last 12 seasons—the ninth under head […]

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    Local NAACP Member Says Protest Arrest Was Worth It

    April 30, 2013 at 8:37 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Bishop Larry Reid, pastor at the Cathedral of Hope Church in Carrboro, was arrested Monday during the NAACP’s protests of Republican legislation in Raleigh. He says it was worth going to jail for what he believes in. “It was about making a stance, saying enough is enough. They have created more discontent […]

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    Pedestrian Struck At Intersection Of Franklin and Columbia

    April 29, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – A pedestrian was struck at the intersection of Franklin Street and Columbia Street, Sergeant Josh Mecimore of the Chapel Police Department confirms. WCHL received reports of the incident around noon on Monday. It caused a portion of the road to be closed. Mecimore says it was a low speed collision.  The pedestrian […]

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    Police Dogs Play Key Role In Drug and Bomb Detection

    April 29, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Local law enforcement keep the community safe but they don’t do it alone. Working alongside the officers are the dogs of the K-9 Units. They hunt-down suspects, search out drugs and detect bombs. “It’s vital to the safety of all of our officers,” said Sergeant Gabe Shinn of the CHPD. “It’s crucial […]

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    CHPD’s SERT Ready For Crisis Situations

    April 28, 2013 at 9:05 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Tragedies like the Boston Marathon Bombings and the Newtown Shootings have put personal safety in question more than ever before. On a local level, there was a suspicious package found on UNC’s campus last week, and Duke University recently experienced a bomb threat. Small incidents in comparison, but ones that still keep […]

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    Heel’s Bernard and Williams Go 2nd And 3rd Rounds In NFL Draft

    April 27, 2013 at 12:12 am

    CHAPEL HILL – UNC’s Giovani Bernard was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 37th pick of the 2013 NFL Draft.  Brennan Williams followed, selected by the Houston Texans with the 89th pick. Carolina has produced three of the first 37 picks in this year’s draft, the most for the Tar Heels since 1998. No. […]

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    Chapel Hill Celebrates 140 West Grand Opening

    April 26, 2013 at 11:36 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Blue LED lights illuminated the 140 West Plaza Friday night after the unveiling of the sculpture, “Exhale,” by landscape artist Mikyoung Kim. The stainless steal design released fog into the night air as the Studio A DanceArts team moved to music around The Plaza. The premier of the sculpture signaled that 140 […]

  • Fake “Fire Prevention” Co. Posing As Fire Inspectors, Targeting Area Businesses

    April 26, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The Chapel Hill Fire Department is warning people that there have been reports of individuals impersonating fire inspectors in the area. These fake inspectors have been charging people. “Any local fire inspector in the town of Chapel Hill is not going to show up and ask payment for any type of service […]

  • 4 More Measles Cases Reported In Orange County, Totaling 5 Known Cases

    April 26, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Four additional cases of measles have been diagnosed in Orange County, bringing the county total to five cases. That’s according to Orange County Health Director, Dr. Colleen Bridger. “There are still people who die from getting measles. This is a serious childhood illness,” Bridger said. She says each new case was already […]

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    2nd Annual Jason Ray Brunch Set For Sunday

    April 26, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The 2nd Annual Ray of Hope Brunch is Sunday at The Carolina Club to honor former UNC mascot Jason Ray. He was the victim of a hit-and-run accident in 2007. Jason’s mother, Charlotte Ray, says it’s a chance to celebrate her son. Because Jason was an organ donor, the Ray family started […]

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