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    Holden Thorp: “We Have A Lot Of Problems”

    April 25, 2013 at 6:25 am

    Holden Thorp isn’t leaving anything unsaid as he prepares to depart UNC for Washington University, and he sat down with WCHL to discuss his tenure.

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    UNC Alumna Dies From Monday Night Stabbing Near Home

    April 24, 2013 at 7:23 am

    RALEIGH – One of the two UNC alumni stabbed near their home in Raleigh died early Wednesday morning. According to multiple sources, Jamie Hahn and her husband Nation were stabbed allegedly by longtime friend Jonathan Wayne Broyhill, 31, who has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, […]

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    No. 1 UNC Baseball Drops First Contest In Last 15

    April 24, 2013 at 6:33 am

    CHAPEL HILL – The No. 1 UNC baseball team’s second longest winning streak of the season was snapped by a team it blanked earlier in the season Tuesday night. No. 21 UNC Wilmington was 9-2 since the two teams last met in late March and showed that hot streak was no fluke with a 9-8 win over the best team in […]

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    Hodding Carter: Thorp Wrong on Athletics Oversight

    April 23, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Former President and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation which funds the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, Hodding Carter, III says shifting the oversight of athletics back away from the office of a college’s or university’s president like UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp recently suggested is not the answer. “He’s […]

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    UNC Softball Comes From Behind To Take Series Against GT Monday

    April 23, 2013 at 8:07 am

    CHAPEL HILL – The UNC softball team had to play catch up Monday night to get the win over Georgia Tech despite an early lead and took the series with the 11-6 victory. The Tar Heels got three quick runs on the board in the bottom of the first thanks to freshman Kristen Brown’s fourth homer run in […]

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    Concern Grows At CHPL As Reduced Weekend Hours Turn People Away

    April 22, 2013 at 8:50 am

    CHAPEL HILL – The concern about reduced hours at the newly-renovated Chapel Hill Public Library was fueled this past weekend as volunteers witnessed hundreds of people showing up before the doors opened.“I think the Town has to step up first and say on an ongoing basis, they’re prepared to fund an expanded library,” says Karen Curtin, director […]

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    Tar Heel 10 Miler Hosts More Than 5,000 Runners Saturday

    April 21, 2013 at 11:56 am

    CHAPEL HILL – A record number of runners hit the streets of Chapel Hill for the Sixth Annual Tar Heel 10 Miler early Saturday morning, and the first one to cross the finish line of the ten-mile course was Olympian Camas Kovacs. “I (actually) feel pretty good,” Kovacs says. “It was just a test run for […]

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    Chatham County Courthouse Returns

    April 21, 2013 at 11:52 am

    PITTSBORO – Chatham County Board of Commissioners chair Walter Petty says the three year wait to reopen the historic courthouse was well worth it. “It was a tragic loss,” Petty says. “To see it rebuilt and restored to this magnitude has just been absolutely phenomenal. I’m so proud of the work that went into it and so […]

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    Chapel Hill Home Saved Saturday By Sprinkler System

    April 21, 2013 at 9:13 am

    CHAPEL HILL – A sprinkler system in a Chapel Hill home likely saved multiple homes Saturday when a fire broke out while the homeowners were away. The Chapel Hill Fire Department responded to 108 Vintage Drive just after 12:15 p.m. Saturday to find that the automatic fire sprinklers extinguished a fire in the garage. The […]

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    Chapel Hill Library Officially Opens Its Doors Saturday

    April 19, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Saturday’s re-dedication of the Chapel Hill Public Library nearly brings the ten-year reconstruction process to an end at a time when interim director Mark Bayles says couldn’t have come sooner. “The community had outgrown it,” Bayles says. “We didn’t have enough space for our materials; we didn’t have enough seating for our patrons when […]

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