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  1. Video appears to show person climbing UNC-CH dorm buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    The video posted online shows a person climbing to the top of a building, claiming it is at Granville Towers. The video showed up Tuesday on Instagram and quickly became viral.

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  2. Road closures reported around the Triangle after MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WRAL.com

    Numerous roads around the Triangle and central North Carolina were closed Friday because of debris left from Michael as it marched through the state. Wake County: Creedmoor Road between Interstate 540 and Norwood Road; westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 264 near N.C. Highway 97; westbound lanes of U.S. 64 near Flying Hawk Road; Holly Springs Road at Sancroft, near the intersection with Kildaire Farm Road.

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  3. Trees downed across Triangle as Tropical Storm Michael moves outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | WRAL.com

    High winds downed trees in Orange, Durham, Chatham and Wake counties. By 6 p.m., there were no reports of injuries or deaths in the Triangle.

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  4. Spellings: Future of 'Silent Sam' presents 'interesting challenges'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WRAL.com

    "This is not a time for us as policy leaders and honest brokers to proffer our personal opinions," Spellings said when asked what she thought should be done with the statue. "It's a time for us to listen and learn and consider the consequences for any of the options."

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  5. Chapel Hill sees flooding from Florence remnantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WRAL.com

    "The rains fell fast this morning which caused the flood waters to rise at an astounding rate," Emergency Management Coordinator Vencelin Harris said Monday. "It's possible we could see similar situations this afternoon and evening with more rain in the forecast.

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  6. Police searching for two people of interest in 'Silent Sam' topplingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | WRAL.com

    The following people have been arrested in connection with demonstrations related to the "Silent Sam" Confederate monument on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus: On Aug. 20, more than 200 protesters gathered at the Peace and Justice Plaza to call for the statue's removal. By 9:30 p.m., the statue was on the ground as the crowd cheered.

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  7. Following 'Silent Sam', some say it's time to remove Carr name from UNC, Duke campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | WRAL.com

    The speech was given by Julian Carr, a white supremacist who has buildings named after him at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University, along with the town of Carrboro. Carr was a major donor to UNC, Duke and Carrboro, but many say it is time to see his name go.

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  8. Events this week: Hopscotch Music Fest, Raleigh Greek FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | WRAL.com

    Labor Day Shrimp Boil - This event starts at noon. $20 tickets include a pound of North Carolina shrimp, new potatoes and corn on the cob.

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  9. Texts show police chief told Chapel Hill officers to stay back amid 'Silent Sam' protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | WRAL.com

    Following a public records request, WRAL News obtained about 400 pages of emails and texts sent to and from Blue on Aug. 20-21 - before, during and after the protest that led to the toppling of the "Silent Sam" statue . Blue's texts show he was closely monitoring what unfolded at McCorkle Place on campus on Aug. 20 and was relaying directions to his officers.

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  10. Cat cafe opening in Chapel Hill this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | WRAL.com

    Cat Tales Cat Cafe , located at 431 W. Franklin St., will serve an assortment of snacks in the cafe portion, separate from a section with adoptable cats roaming free, according to its Facebook page. "The cafe provides a home-like, low stress environment for potential adopters to get to know the kitties true purrsonalities," according to the Facebook page.

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  11. Durham can cover $58M shortfall for Durham-Orange light rail, leaders sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WRAL.com

    The $2.5 billion line will connect UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and North Carolina Central University in Durham with about 18 miles of stops. State and local contributions must make up half of that funding to receive the rest from the Federal Transit Administration.

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  12. Chapel Hill restricts parking amid rumors of possible protest rally todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | WRAL.com

    Police said no protest or march has been approved by the city because Chapel Hill has not issued any permits for any event in downtown Chapel Hill. "Chapel Hill Police are coordinating with UNC Police and area law enforcement agencies to prepare for the possibility of a Saturday demonstration in downtown," Chapel Hill police said in a statement released Saturday morning.

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  13. Member of UNC Board of Governors wants those who toppled 'Silent Sam' to face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WRAL.com

    Thom Goolsby, a former state senator and Wilmington member of the UNC Board of Governors, released a video Wednesday with six questions he wants answered in regards to the incident. Among them, Goolsby wants to know if criminal charges will be filed and if restitution will be sought from those involved in Monday night's protest.

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  14. Fate of 3 more Confederate monuments in NC to be discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WRAL.com

    A study committee of the state Historical Commission is expected to recommend Wednesday whether the three Confederate statues in Raleigh should be relocated. Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, asked last year that they be moved to a Civil War battlefield to ensure their preservation.

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  15. 'Silent Sam' pedestal remains empty, but its future is unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WRAL.com

    As students headed out on the first day of class, many stopped by the empty pedestal to see it for themselves. "I am happy that is it gone.

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  16. Events this week: Bark in the Park, Brad PaisleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | WRAL.com

    Disney Pixar Trivia - The bar and restaurant will feature five unique and challenging rounds on all your favorite Pixar movies! Register online. Seating will begin at 7:15 p.m. Outdoor Movie on the Green - It's only $5 to watch "A Quiet Place" outdoors.

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  17. Panel to decide whether to move 3 NC Confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WRAL.com

    State officials said in a news release Wednesday that the Confederate monuments study committee of the North Carolina Historical Commission will meet Aug. 22 in Raleigh. The full commission will meet immediately afterward to consider the committee's recommendation on the monuments.

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  18. Police: Have you seen this teen in Cary or Chapel Hill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WRAL.com

    Drewery is described as a bi-racial female who stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 137 pounds. She has brown eyes and curly orange and red-dyed hair.

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  19. Employee at Chatham assisted living facility charged with abusing 92-year-old residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | WRAL.com

    The Chatham County Sheriff's Office said staff members at Chatham Ridge Assisted Living noticed bruising and swelling on the 92-year-old and reported the incident to authorities. Investigators determined employee Iantha Merritt Southerland, 63, of 504 S. Merritt Mill Road in Chapel Hill, was responsible for the injuries.

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  20. Greensboro arrests linked to armed robbery at Chapel Hill CVSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WRAL.com

    The CVS at the corner of Fordham Boulevard and Ephesus Church Road in Chapel Hill was robbed at about 2:30 a.m. on July 23. The three robbers wore dark clothing and masks, and two were armed, police said. A K-9 tracked them to the area of the University Inn, where, police said, they likely fled in a vehicle.

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