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Phil Blank, November 23, 2011

philblank112311Illustration by Phil Blank
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A blast from the past, 1975

1KWords112311In celebration of the opening of the UNC men’s basketball season, here’s a blast from the past, courtesy of Breadmen’s Restaurant on West Rosemary in Chapel Hill.
November 23, 2011 | Posted in: A Thousand Words | Comments closed | Full Story »

The Red Hen leaves Weaver St. for University Mall

The Red Hen has flown the coop.
November 23, 2011 | Posted in: Business, Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

The ArtsCenter cuts deficit

The ArtsCenter has made a tremendous financial turnaround since January, when the community arts organization was facing a deficit of $265,000.
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FLORA: Thankful for a new place to walk

Merritt Pasture is great for winter explorations. Photo by Ken MooreThis is the week of big gatherings of family and friends and a time for outdoor excursions together.
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Amid protests, town considers investigation

Protesters march down Franklin Street in a solidarity march organized by Occupy Chapel Hill last week. Protesters marched again on Monday. 	Photo by Alicia StemperExpressing opposition to tactics employed by police in the recent raid on occupiers of the Yates Motor Co building at 419 W. Franklin St., protesters filled Chapel Hill Town Hall on Monday night, spilling out of council chambers and lining the windows surrounding the room.
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Carrboro repeals anti-lingering law

After months of consideration and calls for the repeal of Carrboro’s anti-lingering ordinance, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen voted unanimously on Tuesday to rescind it.
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Northside, developers debate plan

As a moratorium on residential development in the Northside and Pine Knolls neighborhoods draws to a close, residents and developers sparred at a Chapel Hill Town Council public hearing on Monday over how best to move forward.
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Lovette murder trial set to begin Monday

Lawrence-LovetteAs a man accused of murdering former UNC Student Body President Eve Carson goes to trial, those who honor her memory are hopeful for some measure of closure.
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Residents oppose proposed Family Dollar

Typically when somebody new moves into a neighborhood, current residents are welcoming.
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EMS improvements considered

For Orange County Emergency Management Services, the update list is long and it comes with a big price tag.
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Another phase completed on Weaver Street

Another section of Weaver Street has opened, as the yearlong project to replace the street’s collapsing roadbed and the 80-year-old water main beneath it progresses.
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Body found in Bolin Creek

On Nov. 20, Chapel Hill police responded to a 9 a.m. call regarding an unresponsive man lying in Bolin Creek just north of the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Hillsborough Street intersection.
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Rabid bat in Hillsborough

A bat tested positive for rabies last week after it came into contact with two Orange County residents.
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Park and ride expansion meeting

Chapel Hill Transit will host a public-information session for the Eubanks Road Park and Ride expansion study on Nov. 30.
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