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  1. Ex-NFL player gifts 20 tons of sweet potatoes for 'Yam Jam'Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    A former NFL player who traded one field for a thousand acres of another has gifted for his alma mater 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes -- for "Yam Jam." The News & Observer of Raleigh reports Jason Brown had the 20 tons of root vegetables dumped on the front lawn of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Saturday morning to be bagged and donated to local food banks.

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  2. The Latest: North Carolina Senate panel agrees to GenX billRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    A Senate committee has approved legislation described by supporters as the next step in studying largely unregulated chemicals found in North Carolina rivers. The chamber's environmental panel voted Wednesday evening for the measure focusing on emerging contaminants.

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  3. Judge: 5,500 doctors at 2 med schools covered by pay lawsuitRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2018 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    About 5,500 faculty will be represented in a class-action lawsuit alleging two prestigious North Carolina medical schools conspired to depress their wages by agreeing not to poach professors from each other. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles ruled Thursday that the lawsuit filed by former Duke University physician Dr. Danielle Seaman can be expanded to include all medical professors who taught since 2012 at the Durham school or at the University of North Carolina, 10 miles away.

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  4. Snow blankets North Carolina, making roads treacherousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    A winter storm threatened to dump more than a half-foot of snow Wednesday on parts of North Carolina, canceling school and creating treacherous road conditions. By early afternoon, the National Weather Service said 6 inches had fallen in parts of Alamance County, while 4 had fallen in Chapel Hill, where the University of North Carolina canceled classes.

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  5. South wakes up to snow, ice and record-breaking coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    The South awoke on Wednesday to a two-part Arctic mess. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, and then came the below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans and other cities.

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  6. Judge weighs whether NC schools conspired to depress wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    This undated photo provided by Duke University shows Dr. Danielle Seaman, a former radiology professor at the university. A federal anti-trust complaint filed by Seaman claims that Duke University and the nearby University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conspired to avoid competition by agreeing not to hire talent away from each other's medical enterprises.

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  7. Black student who helped desegregate university dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    This Sept. 1955 photo provided by the Roland Giduz Photographic Collection/The Wilson Library at UNC Chapel Hill, shows from left, LeRoy Frasier, John Lewis Brandon and Ralph Frasier on the steps of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C. LeRoy Frasier, who along with his brother and another high school student was among the first African-American undergraduate students to successfully challenge racial segregation at North Carolina's flagship public university, has died at the age of 80. Fraser died of heart failure on Dec. 29, 2017, in New York City.

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  8. Lawsuit: Duke, UNC agreed to not hire each other's doctorsRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    This undated photo provided by Duke University shows Dr. Danielle Seaman, a former radiology professor at the university. A federal anti-trust complaint filed by Seaman claims that Duke University and the nearby University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conspired to avoid competition by agreeing not to hire talent away from each other's medical enterprises.

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  9. N. Carolina woman accused of theft from Ohio cancer charityRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    The Chatham County Sheriff's Office tells media outlets 46-year-old Michelle Lowery-Rowan took money from Chix 4 a Cure, which raises money for cancer patients and their families. Records show Lowery-Rowan was the organization's treasurer.

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  10. Wofford stuns No. 5 North Carolina 79-75 in Chapel HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    Wofford coach Mike Young walked into his postgame news conference wearing a soaked dress shirt and sheepishly drying himself with a towel. It's OK, coach.

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  11. Scholarship for Muslim women honors pioneering scientistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    Tasneem Essader studies at a residence hall at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Dec. 2, 2017. The Adawia Alousi Scholars program, a scholarship for Muslim women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math with money from Alousi's family trust, is believed to be the first of its kind.

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  12. North Carolina man sentenced for defrauding student parishRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    A North Carolina man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for defrauding a student parish at UNC-Chapel Hill. Federal prosecutors say 27-year-old Brian Lee Cansler, who pleaded guilty to charges in May, used his position to defraud the UNC Newman Center Catholic Student Parish.

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  13. Cooper to join in celebrations for Durham Bulls, UNC hoopsRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    Cooper is scheduled to make remarks on Wednesday at the celebration marking the Durham Bulls' 2017 Triple-A national minor league baseball championship. The celebration is being held at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

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  14. UNC-Chapel Hill athletics head gets pay post after scandalRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    Three weeks after North Carolina's flagship public university escaped NCAA penalties and closed an academic fraud case, the school's athletic director is getting a $1 million compensation boost. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the university system's governing board approved the deferred-compensation deal for Bubba Cunningham, the athletic director at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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  15. The Chris Ferrell Show, Seg3 10/28/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    WBT. Yeah. Thank you June yeah. Jeff tomorrow blatant and loves weather channel or not.

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  16. The Chris Ferrell Show, seg2 10/28/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    WB. Just first round of its big. I don't work for the points. This is 51 degrees.

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  17. Tar Heels unveil 2017 NCAA championship bannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    The school unveiled its 2017 NCAA championship banner during its annual "Late Night With Roy" event filled with jokes, dancing and a public scrimmage. It was part of a busy schedule that included Kentucky's "Big Blue Madness" - where the Wildcats showed off their latest crop of star freshmen - as well as events at Louisville, Florida State, Georgetown and Iowa State among others in what amounts to a ceremonial start to the season.

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  18. UNC set to move past academic probe, not celebrating rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    North Carolina can move forward, closing one of the most embarrassing chapters in the school's history now that the long-running NCAA academic case has ended with UNC facing no penalty. Still, even with what had to be the best possible outcome - a weight being lifted that has loomed over the Chapel Hill campus for years - school officials greeted the news more with cautious relief than exuberance.

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  19. NCAA 'could not conclude' academic violations in UNC caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    North Carolina has avoided major penalties after an NCAA infractions committee panel "could not conclude" there were academic violations in the multi-year case focused on irregular courses. In a report released Friday morning, the panel said it found only two violations out of five charges the school originally faced: a failure-to-cooperate charge against two people tied to the problem courses in the formerly named African and Afro-American Studies department.

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