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    Hatchell Makes History: Selected For Naismith Hall Of Fame

    April 8, 2013 at 5:10 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – UNC women’s basketball head coach Sylvia Hatchell will be a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The announcement of the 2013 class was made Monday. Hatchell is the first woman with UNC ties to earn an induction. She’s now a part of an elite club of nine other Tar […]

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    Old Big East’s New Name: American Athletic Conference

    April 3, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – What’s left of the old Big East Conference announced Wednesday that it will be renamed the American Athletic Conference or    the AAC. The conference “will rebrand as such across all platforms, associations and media at the conclusion of the 2012-13 sports seasons,” according to a press release. The announcement was made by Commissioner […]

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    Affordable Housing Options Questioned in Chapel Hill/Carrboro

    April 2, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – There’s been some controversy surrounding the topic of affordable housing in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area recently.  And some local groups say it’s time to tackle those issues head-on. Tish Galu is a member of the Orange County Justice United—a group dedicated to making change on social justice issues affecting the lives of […]

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    UNC Softball Stomps Appalachian State 9-2

    April 2, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The No. 25 Heels handled Appalachian State 9-2 Tuesday evening at Anderson Stadium. Constance Orr led Carolina with 2 runs and 2 RBIs. Elisha Elliott headed-off the first inning with a single; she then stole second before advancing to third on a ground out. Orr doubled to center sending Elliott home to […]

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    Art Exhibition Making A Difference In Global Water Crisis

    March 31, 2013 at 10:44 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The Global Education Center is hosting an exhibition called The Water of Life: Artistic Expressions, and proceeds from the project will make a difference in the global water crisis.  It’s a part of the UNC campus-wide theme for this year, Water in Our World. UNC freshman Caroline Orr has 14 paintings featured in the multimedia exhibition which also includes music, […]

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    Rain Delays UNC Baseball Match-Up Against Clemson

    March 31, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – It was a short night for the No. 1 Diamond Heels Sunday against Clemson at Boshamer Stadium. Rains rolled through just before 8 p.m. in the second game between the Tigers and the Heels. Play is scheduled to resume 2:45 p.m. on Monday. The Tar Heels held a 2-0 lead over the Tigers […]

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    NC Gas Prices Down Going Into Easter Weekend

    March 29, 2013 at 10:42 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – If you’re taking a road trip this Easter Weekend you can rejoice! Since peaking at $3.80 on Feb. 22, the average cost of a gallon of gas in North Carolina has fallen to $3.64. “Fuel prices are down about 25 cents this Easter Weekend compared to last year,” said Janeane Flow of […]

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    Lee Charter School Opening Remains Unclear

    March 29, 2013 at 10:41 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The confusion surrounding the status of the Howard and Lillian Lee Scholars Charter School continues to grow. Friday was the deadline set by the North Carolina Office of Charter Schools for the school’s board members to answer questions asked about its recent split from its managing firm, the National Heritage Academies. On March 19, […]

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    Catholics Celebrate First Easter With New Pope

    March 29, 2013 at 10:38 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Good Friday marks a special time for Catholics as they celebrate Easter Weekend with their new leader, Pope Francis. Father Scott McCue, of the Saint Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill, says Catholics around the world are united during the Holy Week as many of the ceremonies are televised. “But in general […]

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    21st Century Vision Plan Pushing Ahead To Advance UNC

    March 27, 2013 at 10:29 pm

    CHAPEL HILL –  The 21st Century Vision project is continuing to push research and entrepreneurship to advance UNC in years to come. And it’s just one of the many items on Board of Trustees’ agenda for this week. “The focus of today was commercialization of technology. What we had here was a preliminary report of a task force that was […]