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2 UNC Alumni Chosen as Pickering Fellows

Valli (Sindhu) Chidambaram and Hannah Clager, both alumni from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have been selected as 2018 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellows. “Both Hannah and Sindhu have worked very hard for these opportunities, are eminently qualified, and will increase the diversity of the U.S. Department of State,” said Professor Inger Brodey, director of the Office of Distinguished Scholarships, in a press release. “Receiving the Pickering is a great honor. UNC-Chapel Hill is proud to have these representatives working in U.S. foreign affairs.” The Pickering Fellowship includes two years of financial support and...

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Adopt-A-Pet: Violet, Klaus, and Sonny

This week’s Adopt-A-Pet(s) are Violet, Klaus, and Sonny from Independent Animal Rescue! Violet and Klaus were bouncing with energy when they came into the studio today. Sonny, meanwhile, was the picture of calm, easily relaxing with Ron Stutts while the others bounded around. If you’d like to meet these purr-fect kittens in person, Violet, Klaus, and Sonny will be at the PetCo on Renaissance Parkway in Durham this Saturday (June 23) from 2 – 4 p.m. Talk about a purr-fect way to start the day! This week’s #AdoptAPet nominations are Violet, Klaus and Sonny from @independentanimalrescue! Hopefully they’ll find...

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News Around Town: June 18

News Around Town is a collection of local events and news stories around town that are highlighted on the radio. Check back next Monday for more! Have an event you wanted submitted? Submit it to the Chapelboro.com event calendar! This Saturday (June 23), head to Fairview Park in Hillsborough for a Family Fun Day from 11 am to 2 pm, with free food, music, games and family activities! Hosted by Orange County’s housing office…everyone’s welcome! Saturday, June 30, head to Carrboro Town Commons from 5-8 pm for the fourth annual Cardinal Directions Beer Festival! Featuring beer tastings from more than 30...

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Registration Open for Hillsborough Police Department Basketball Camp

Registration is now open for the Hillsborough Police Department 2018 Basketball Camp. This free camp is open for youths ages 9 to 16 from July 16-20 in the gymnasium at Eno River Academy High School in Hillsborough. The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. “This is an excellent opportunity for kids to get to know our officers in a positive and fun learning environment,” said Sgt. Buddy Parker of the police community services unit said in a release. “Last year’s basketball camp was a huge success. We had over 30 participants and are looking to have more...

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Inside Carolina: On-Site in Omaha

The Tar Heels are clicking along in the post-season. Though the Diamond Heels have saw some rough starts and missteps over the weekend, Carolina looks ready to keep taking on the big time and hopefully make it all the way to the championship. 

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