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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 […]


‘He-man’ running for state senate seat

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Professor Christian Schlaerth

Photo courtesy of Jaynell Perera / The Reporter. Christian Schlaerth walks into the classroom at North Campus with a stone-cold face as Rage Against the Machine blasts through his earphones. The moment the clock hits 6:40 p.m., he takes them off, fixes his American flag blazer and begins his lecture […]