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UNC student faces several charges after Sunday’s high-speed chase

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Photo courtesy of Nile Iverson / The Daily Tar Heel. Multiple students near the Bell Tower heard a car swerving on Oct. 8 around 3 p.m., followed by a loud crashing sound. “Everyone was kind of shocked and stood up to look out the window,” said Laura Rodriguez Estevez, a UNC international […]

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CHHS interim principal sends profane newsletter to parents

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Photo courtesy of Alex Kormann / The Daily Tar Heel. Every week Chapel Hill High School parents receive a newsletter with school announcements and updates. This week, the school’s interim principal used profanity, derogatory slang and a reference to sex in the newsletter sent Sunday evening. “There are only three profane words. […]

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Mother and son found dead in home on Deming Road

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Photo courtesy of Corey Risinger / The Daily Tar Heel. When Dirk Cotton and his family moved to their home on Deming Road in 2005, one of Margaret Gibson’s sons knocked on their door with an apple pie in hand. “I thought it was a really sweet thing to do. I hadn’t […]