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UNC-Chapel Hill adopts gender-neutral housing

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Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have endorsed a policy which will allow students to live in dorm suites and apartments with roommates of the opposite gender beginning next school year. The board of trustees unanimously endorsed Thursday "gender-neutral" housing. Supporters of the gender non-specific housing option say the move would help students - specifically gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students - who are being harassed and bullied in traditional on-campus housing. Full story...
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UNC releases additional documents from NCAA probe

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released more than 2,500 pages of documents connected to an NCAA investigation of the football program as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight with media outlets. Full story...
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UNC student died after late-night fall

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Carrboro police investigating the death of a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill say the young man fell while scaling machinery at a concrete plant. Full story...
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Memorial service for UNC's Friday set

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A memorial service has been set for Wednesday morning in Chapel Hill for former University of North Carolina President William Friday. Full story...
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Roy Williams talks about health scare, upcoming season during Wilmington visit

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video Believe it or not, college basketball season starts this weekend with the first practice of the year. That's welcome news for UNC coach Roy Williams. He's spent the last month dealing with a cancer scare. Full story...
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Embattled UNC-Chapel Hill head Thorp to resign

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The chancellor who has run North Carolina's flagship public university is stepping down next year after multiple scandals that have erupted since he took office four years ago. Full story...
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UNC board meets privately with chancellor Thorp

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Overseers of North Carolina's public universities are voicing support for the head of the system's flagship Chapel Hill campus amid investigations into academic fraud, improper travel spending by fundraisers and special treatment for athletes. Full story...
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McAdoo appeals dismissed lawsuit against NCAA, UNC

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Former University of North Carolina football player Michael McAdoo wants to reinstate his lawsuit against the Chapel Hill school, its chancellor, and the NCAA. Full story...
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UNC-Chapel Hill head: Peppers grades glance a goof

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's chancellor says a lapse in student record-keeping on the campus computer system led to the online release of a former football star's grades, prompting new questions about special treatment for athletes at the school. Full story...
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Former UNC coach ordered to turn over phone bills

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A judge has ordered former University of North Carolina football coach Butch Davis to hand over records of calls made on his personal cell phone related to his job duties. Full story...
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Tar Heels looking to James for bulk up front

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North Carolina needs freshman Joel James to provide some bulk up front this fall. The 6-foot-10 James has lost more than 50 pounds in the past 18 months, but he still weighs around 260 pounds. Full story...
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Judge's ruling on UNC documents could take weeks

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A judge could take several weeks before ruling whether the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and former coach Butch Davis has complied with public records requests related to the NCAA investigation of the football program. Full story...
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Hoggard alum, UNC guard Cooper nominated for national award

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Hoggard High School graduate and current University of North Carolina offensive guard, Jonathan Cooper, is a nominee for the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Full story...
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UNC spent $467K in legal fees on NCAA probe

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North Carolina amassed more than $467,000 in legal fees to outside firms from June 2010 through October 2011 due to an NCAA investigation into the football program. Full story...
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Students get on bus to learn in lab

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The DESTINY Science Bus Discovery from UNC Chapel Hill transformed into a classroom for a New Hanover High School biology class for the day. DESTINY stands for Delivering Edge-cutting Science Technology and Internet across North Carolina for Years to come. Full story...
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