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Why ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Refuses to Let Cancer Win
Stuart Scott is an ESPN original and the man GQ Magazine once said put the hip-hop in sportscasting. When the "Sportscenter" anchor is not at...

UNC screens NFL players to track brain changes over time
As the NFL becomes more aware of the long-term effects of brain injury and concussions, some former players are coming to Chapel Hill for help...

Professor Chuck Stone taught to 'tell it like it is'
During my time at the university, Stone's larger-than-life character filled the corridors of the "J School." His funky, large-framed glasses, convertible cars, motorcycles, opulent bow...

UNC researcher's work helps unfinished Boston Marathon runners find closure
A year after the twin explosions at the Boston Marathon, a local statistics professor is helping the nearly 6,000 runners who never made it to...

200 people helped Merritt’s Store and Grill celebrate 85th anniversary
She was sitting at Merritt’s Store and Grill when Patricia Fields Neubert, a child at the time, realized what she wanted to do with the...

UNC Journalism School Professor Emeritus Remembers Chuck Stone
There was a consensus when Ron Stutts asked people Monday morning about Chuck Stone: he was kind, smart, and caring. UNC Professor Emeritus Phil Meyer...

Chuck Stone, former UNC professor & NABJ co-founder, dies
Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone, Jr., a former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill journalism professor and co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists,...

"Breaking Bad" actor R.J. Mitte visits UNC
R.J. Mitte, who stars on “Breaking Bad” as Walt Jr., was diagnosed with a mild form of cerebral palsy at age three. But he did...

UNC No. 1 public institution in autism research
North Carolina is the No. 1 public institution in the world for autism research, according to a 2012 report from the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee,...

UNC Sets Ninth Consecutive Record For Number Of Applicants
UNC received a total of 31,321 first-year applications this admissions cycle, setting a ninth consecutive record. It’s an increase of two percent from last year...

ESPN president, UNC alum John Skipper talks sports, media, leadership
John Skipper became president of ESPN and co-chairman of Disney Media Networks in early 2012 -- a job, he says, that "only 115 million people...

UNC alum, Michigan State trainer Quinton Sawyer keeps Spartans on the court
For much of the season, the bodies of Michigan State basketball players appeared brittle. One by one, players went down but not out. They suffered...

Popular vintage shop leaving Franklin Street after 32 years
The couple behind Time After Time, a longtime downtown thrift shop, says the time is right to say goodbye. The store will close April 15,...

UNC Dance Marathon raises $550K
A low crackling of bubble wrap under the aching feet of dancers slowly turned into a roar of balloons popping underfoot as UNC Dance Marathon...

Armed man involuntarily committed at UNC Hospitals
The UNC graduate and Chapel Hill resident detained by police for brandishing knives near the Pit Sunday has been sent to UNC Hospitals. Jesse Alan...

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