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UNC Journalism School Professor Emeritus Remembers Chuck Stone
There was a consensus when Ron Stutts asked people Monday morning about Chuck Stone: he was kind, smart, and caring. UNC Professor Emeritus Phil Meyer knew Stone before their time together at Carolina, and he shared their early days that...

Chuck Stone, former UNC professor & NABJ co-founder, dies
Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone, Jr., a former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill journalism professor and co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists, died on Sunday. He was 89...

"Breaking Bad" actor R.J. Mitte visits UNC
R.J. Mitte, who stars on “Breaking Bad” as Walt Jr., was diagnosed with a mild form of cerebral palsy at age three. But he did not let this early diagnosis hinder him. Without any form of physical support, Mitte spoke...

UNC No. 1 public institution in autism research
North Carolina is the No. 1 public institution in the world for autism research, according to a 2012 report from the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, a federal advisory committee. Ranked No. 2 overall, Carolina is just behind Harvard University. One...

UNC Sets Ninth Consecutive Record For Number Of Applicants
UNC received a total of 31,321 first-year applications this admissions cycle, setting a ninth consecutive record. It’s an increase of two percent from last year and an increase of 35 percent compared to five years ago, according to the UNC...

ESPN president, UNC alum John Skipper talks sports, media, leadership
John Skipper became president of ESPN and co-chairman of Disney Media Networks in early 2012 -- a job, he says, that "only 115 million people in this country would like to have." Son of a postal carrier in North Carolina,...

UNC alum, Michigan State trainer Quinton Sawyer keeps Spartans on the court
For much of the season, the bodies of Michigan State basketball players appeared brittle. One by one, players went down but not out. They suffered a plethora of injuries, none season-ending. A sprained ankle here, plantar fasciitis there. A lingering...

Popular vintage shop leaving Franklin Street after 32 years
The couple behind Time After Time, a longtime downtown thrift shop, says the time is right to say goodbye. The store will close April 15, a few weeks before the lease runs out. It’s been a great 32 years, said...

UNC Dance Marathon raises $550K
A low crackling of bubble wrap under the aching feet of dancers slowly turned into a roar of balloons popping underfoot as UNC Dance Marathon  celebrated the greatest amount of money it has ever raised for North Carolina Children’s Hospital...

Armed man involuntarily committed at UNC Hospitals
The UNC graduate and Chapel Hill resident detained by police for brandishing knives near the Pit Sunday has been sent to UNC Hospitals. Jesse Alan Kister, 31 , was involuntarily committed to the hospital in Department of Public Safety custody...

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