By Wilson Borntrager
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    Northside Elementary Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

    July 27, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Northside Elementary School has received Platinum certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, with the Green Building Certification Institute for the school’s design focused on efficiency and sustainability.

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    Fracking Concerns Blue Ridge Environmental Defense, NC Citizens

    July 27, 2014 at 9:51 am

    With the rising concern of the dangers associated with fracking, many North Carolinians are deeply uncertain about what lies ahead for the state relying on the questionable method of obtaining fuel and energy.

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    NC Ranks 34th in Child Well-Being

    July 26, 2014 at 9:57 am

    North Carolina ranks 34th in the nation for overall child well-being, according to the 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book.

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    UNC International Study Makes Breakthrough in Schizophrenia

    July 26, 2014 at 9:50 am

    The UNC School of Medicine has worked with nations across the globe in the largest genomic study to be published on any psychiatric disorder in order to identify more than 100 locations within the human genome that could connect to the development of schizophrenia.

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    UNC Researcher Remembered As ‘Outgoing,’ ‘Passionate’ About Science

    July 25, 2014 at 4:48 pm

    Both UNC and the wider Chapel Hill community have been devastated by the murder Dr. Feng Liu of the Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

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    ‘Chikungunya’ Mosquito Virus Safety

    July 23, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    As the first domestically-acquired cases of chikungunya were confirmed in Florida less than a week ago, the Orange County Health Department requesting that residents take precautions to stay safe against mosquito-borne illnesses including the West Nile virus and the newly encountered “chikungunya” virus.

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    CH Teen Inventor Voted Finalist in Video Contest

    July 20, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Chapel Hill resident and young inventor, Chase Lewis, has been announced as a finalist in the national “Inspire a Future Scientist” video contest.

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    Team Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro for UNC Global Health

    July 19, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Fifteen individuals set out last month to begin their journey to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro after setting a goal of $250 thousand, with a vast portion of the money received going straight back to the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease.

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    Carolina Professor Creates A ‘Heart Healthy’ Lenoir County

    July 19, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    Alice Ammerman is a professor of nutrition in public health and director of Carolina’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. She explains that Lenoir County is part of what is known as the “stroke belt.”

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    Carrboro Police Open P2C Website

    July 19, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Captain with the Carrboro Police Department, Chris Atack, describes what the P2C website is and how it can be accessed by citizens.

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