By Ran Northam
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    Another State Fair Injury During Cleanup

    October 28, 2013 at 7:36 am

    A sixth person was injured at the North Carolina State Fair as a 35-year-old worker was hurt while disassembling a ride.

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    2013 BoC Candidate Profile: Meighan Carmichael

    October 28, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Hillsborough Board of Commissioners candidate, Meighan Carmichael says while development is one of the top priorities on which Hillsborough will be focusing, she says, if elected, she will fight for smart growth.

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    Halloween-Masked Men Hold Up N. Chatham PNC

    October 25, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    A money bag was found nearby, but the search—including the help of a Carrboro Police K-9 unit—came up empty.

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    Early Voting Dips On Day 6

    October 25, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    Only 97 people turned out on day six keeping the average at just more than 100 per day.

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    Five-Car Pileup Closes Fordham For One Hour

    October 25, 2013 at 9:55 am

    “One person was trapped in their vehicle,” Sgt. Walker says. “That is the only person that was transported to the hospital in that accident.”

  • Kathleen Ferguson (Photo courtesy of campaign website)

    2013 BoC Candidate Profile: Kathleen Ferguson

    October 25, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Hillsborough Board of Commissioners candidate, Kathleen Ferguson says, if elected, she’ll work on balancing growth while working to improve the lives of those living in poverty. However, she says she’s afraid of what the North Carolina legislature might do to municipal abilities.

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    Day 5: Early Voting Totals Remain Steady

    October 24, 2013 at 9:52 am

    Day five of Orange County’s early voting saw the most ballots cast yet, but the numbers are still way down.

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    Police Headquarters Property Review Finds Pollutants

    October 24, 2013 at 7:28 am

    “We need a new police department,” Stancil says.

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    2013 BoC Candidate Profile: Jenn Weaver

    October 24, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Hillsborough Board of Commissioners candidate, Jenn Weaver says she’s ready to tackle development issues so that the best interests of the individual and the town are protected.

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    Rural Orange, Expect Frost Thursday Morning

    October 23, 2013 at 11:36 am

    National Weather Service meteorologist, Gail Hartfield says if you live in rural Orange County, you could see the season’s first frost in the early Thursday morning hours.

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