By Ran Northam
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    Trip To The Big Dance Is Likely, But ACC Championship Would Sweeten The Deal

    March 12, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The 60th ACC men’s basketball tournament tips off Thursday night in Greensboro and for the third time since 2010, North Carolina gets to take day one off. The Tar Heels finished the season 22-9, 12-6 in the first 18-game conference schedule and in third place. That seeding is good enough for a bye […]

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    Listen Live: No. 1 UNC Baseball Hosts Gardner-Webb Tuesday

    March 12, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The No. 1 North Carolina baseball team steps outside the ACC for two one-game mid-week contests beginning Tuesday night against Gardner-Webb. UNC breezed past its first ACC opponent this past weekend with a sweep over Wake Forest on the road. In the series, the Tar Heels tallied 30 runs compared to the eight they gave […]

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    No. 25 UNC Softball Heads To Kentucky For Spring Break

    March 12, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The No. 25 UNCsoftball team takes it four-game winning streak on the road for Spring Break with a mid-week game against No. 17Kentucky and closes the trip to with five opponents in three days over the weekend. North Carolina is 18-6 and coming off its conference sweep of Boston College this past weekend. The […]

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    Men’s Basketball: Regular Season In The Books, Postseason Countdown Is On

    March 12, 2013 at 11:21 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – After the UNC men’s basketball team was blown out on senior night by rival Duke to end the ACC regular season, Head Coach Roy Williams, P.J. Hairston, and Marcus Paige talked about what happened Saturday night. “We have to congratulate Duke—I thought they were sensational,” says Williams. “As I said after the […]

  • News Around Town: Progress Energy; Economic Briefing; Racial Justice Awareness

    March 12, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Opponents of Progress Energy rate hikes will literally hand over their shoes to the North Carolina Utilities Commission Members to ask them to walk in their shoes. Late last year, Progress Energy proposed a rate increase that would raise the average home’s annual electric bill more than $175. Those against the proposed […]

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    Notre Dame To Join ACC In 2013

    March 12, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – It’s official. Notre Dame will play basketball as a member of the ACC next year. Big East presidents gathered Tuesday morning to vote on allowing the Irish to depart the conference effective July 1. This announcement comes amidst the deterioration of the old Big East, but while it’s making a major shift, […]

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    CHCCS Names New Principals For Carrboro, Rashkis, and Chapel Hill

    March 11, 2013 at 11:08 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools announced the placement of three new principals to fill vacancies at Carrboro Elementary, Rashkis Elementary, and Chapel Hill High. The Board approved Jillian La Serna to take over at Carrboro once Emily Bivins takes the position of principal next year at the new Frank Porter Graham Dual-Language Magnet school. La […]

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    Name Released Of “Money Man” Behind UNC Football Scandal

    March 11, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    RALEIGH – The man behind the UNC Football “money scandal” that led to the firing of head coach Butch Davis and the resignation of athletic director Dick Baddour was announced Monday morning. WRAL reports the North Carolina Secretary of State found that Terry Shawn Watson of the Watson Sports Agency in Marietta, Georgia sent money […]

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    News Around Town: Carrboro Parking Deck Construction Begins; CHPL-UMall To Close

    March 11, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO – The majority of the construction of a parking deck at 300 E. Main Street in Carrboro will begin on Tuesday after three weeks of delays. One delivery of pre-cast concrete will occur between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. Monday, and all-day deliveries will begin on Tuesday. The deliveries will take place once every […]

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    North Carolina Women Advance With 62-57 Win Over Boston College

    March 8, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    CHAPEL HILL – The three-seed UNC women’s basketball team held on for a 62-57 win in the second round of the ACC tournament over 11-seed Boston College Friday night. BC took its hot shooting from the first round of the championship into the game against North Carolina. The Eagles shot 36 percent from behind the […]