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Commutations Under Racial Justice Act Being Reviewed by NC Supreme Court
The North Carolina Supreme Court is considering whether four convicted murderers whose death sentences were commuted under the Racial Justice Act will...
Carolina Collides With NC State In Duel At The DBAP
The North Carolina baseball team will take on N.C. State Tuesday evening in the much anticipated Duel at the DBAP at 7 p.m. at the Durham Bulls Athlet...
Carrboro Board of Aldermen to Consider Parking Remedies
Finding a parking space in Downtown Carrboro during the day can be a problem, and The Board of Aldermen is getting ready to sort through some possible...
National Group Wants NCAA Reform
“I do think we’ve reached a point now that you have really the worst nightmare of the NCAA coming through, and that is the athletes organizing."
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Two Die Near Finish Line Of Raleigh Half Marathon
Authorities say two runners died near the finish line of a half marathon near Raleigh.
BoCC Seeks Revised Cost Estimate For Southern Branch Library
Orange County Commissioners say it may be time to clarify exactly what’s planned for the Southern Branch Library, and just how much it will cost.
PPP Poll: McCrory’s Approval Rating Remains Low
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory remains unpopular in the state, according to a new poll released by Public Policy Polling in Raleigh.
Spring Football Game Offers No Resolution To UNC QB Battle
Redshirt freshman quarterback Trubisky has a deep desire to help the Tar Heels live up to high expectations in 2014.
Blue Downs White 38-17 In Annual Spring Football Game
Blue beat White 38-17 Saturday afternoon in Kenan Stadium as the Carolina football team put a wrap on its spring preparations for the 2014 college foo...
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Found: CHPD Seeking Missing Person, Ai Jinglong
The Chapel Hill Police Department reported just after 4:00 p.m. Saturday that Ai Jinglong was located safe and sound.
“I’m Having Real Difficulty…Figuring Out Exactly What (The Report Is) Saying”
UNC J-School Professor Charlie Tuggle Spoke with Aaron Keck
UNC: “Our Focus Is On Our Students”
UNC has been careful about how and on what it comments in the new Carol Folt administration, which is less than a year old.
Willingham’s Literacy Findings Discredited
UNC released the findings of an independent review Friday that stated the test used by UNC academic advisor Mary Willingham was not a valid method to ...
UNC System Leaders OK More Transparency In Tuition Allocation; Students Rally For A Debt-Free Education
“We are loading this burden onto middle class students and their parents, and it has got to stop at some point,” Mitchell said.
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Public Invited to Carrboro Southern Branch Library Input Session on Saturday
Friends of the Orange County Southern Branch Library would like your input about a proposed new Carrboro branch at 300 West Main Street in 2017.
Pre-K - 12 Education
CHCCS Goes Big on Budget Request
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board if Education has decided to think big in its budget request to the Orange County Board of Commissioners.
Commissioners Want To Share County WiFi Far And Wide
Orange County Commissioners say they can do more to close the digital divide.
Plenty Of Questions Remain For Coach Fedora Heading Into Spring Game
The Carolina football team is ready to put on a show for the outside world Saturday in Chapel Hill.
Pivotal ACC Series For Tar Heels As Demon Deacons Invade Chapel Hill
The No. 29 North Carolina baseball team, 19-14 on the year and 7-8 in conference, faces a tough weekend series challenge starting Friday from Wake For...
UNC System Leaders Debate Need-Based Financial Aid
“At Carolina, more than 40 percent of those students wouldn’t be sitting there at graduation if we were unable to provide them with need-based aid...