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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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Woody Durham talks about his career and his new book

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videoThe long-time "Voice of the Tar Heels" stopped by WWAY to chat about his new autobiography "Woody Durham: A Tar Heel Voice." The book details the life of the announcer who was behind the microphone in Chapel Hill for 40 years. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Sept. 10

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videoOn Monday night on WWAY we checked in with UNC Tar Heel Jonathan Cooper. The former Hoggard lineman is now a senior at the University of North Carolina. Cooper is considered to be one of the top linemen in the country... On Monday we checked out soccer and volleyball action from Laney... Plus more ! Full story...
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UNC kicking record now belongs to Casey Barth

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Wilmington's Connor Barth used to hold the career field goal record at North Carolina until Saturday. That's when brother Casey Barth broke Connor's record. The field goal record stays in the family, but the Demon Deacons won the game. The Barth brothers are both Hoggard High graduates. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Sept. 3

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video On Monday night we checked in with UNC head football coach Larry Fedora. His Tar Heel squad is just five days away from their ACC opener... We also checked out reaction in Raleigh to the Wolfpack's recent setback on the gridiron.... Plus Wilmington's Jay Ross is about to put on an NFL uniform again. Full story...
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Hospitalized NC children test green thumb on cart

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A small grant is helping hospitalized North Carolina children get in contact with nature in ways they're otherwise not allowed to do because of their compromised immune systems. Full story...
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Peppers donates $250k to UNC for scholarships

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Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers has donated $250,000 to the University of North Carolina for scholarships. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - August 20

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video UNC head basketball coach Roy Willliams is coming to Wilmington in October.... A Wilmington resident turned out to be a winner on the PGA Tour on Monday. He didn't swing any clubs, but he did carry them. Plus more! Full story...
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Yearbooks from 51 NC colleges, universities archived together online

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video Yearbooks from 14 of the 17 UNC system institutions – plus 37 other schools – are now archived together online, thanks to a project based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 24

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video On Tuesday night we checked in with UNC head football coach Larry Fedora. His squad will open the 2012 football campaign on September 1st against Elon in Chapel Hill.... On Tuesday we also checked in with the athletics director at the College of Charleston. Will the Cougars join the CAA? The ball is in their court... Plus more! Full story...
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Roy Williams reflects on Wrightsville Beach

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One of North Carolina's beloved icons, Roy Williams, is featured in the cover story of the July issue of Wrightsville Beach Magazine. The UNC basketball coach tends to let his guard down in Wrightsville Beach. He loves to walk the beach and "The Loop". Full story...
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UNC trustees hear about academic fraud case

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Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill want to know how courses with little or no supervision from professors could have continued for years before building into a case of academic fraud. Full story...
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Wilmington's Cari Blalock qualifies for U.S. Olympic Trials

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Former New Hanover swimming standout Cari Blalock is headed to the US Olympic Trials. The Wilmington resident recently qualified in four different events. This will not be the first time for the UNC Tar Heel swimmer at the US Olympic Trials. She also competed in 2008, but Blalock only qualified in one event that year. Full story...
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UNC former president in critical condition

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University of North Carolina President Emeritus William Friday remains in critical condition at UNC Hospitals. Full story...
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