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Neurons, brain cancer cells require the same little-known protein for long-term survival

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have discovered that the protein PARC/CUL9 helps neurons and brain cancer cells override the biochemical mechanisms that lead to cell death in most other cells. In neurons, long-term survival allows for proper brain function as we age. Show More Summary

Spring Barn Wedding in Chapel Hill

Sweet tea and Southern weddings go together like PB & J. And while this Fearrington House soiree had the tea situation fully covered, that's only the beginning. From the pint-sized succulent favors to the Bride's gorgeous lace gown, the whole day was a nod to Southern grace from beginning to end. Get ready for photo goodness…

Please Go Read Rob Clough's Interview With Andrew Neal And Attend The Big Signing On Saturday

I totally punted on my own opportunity to do a proper story on Andrew Neal selling Chapel Hill Comics to Ryan Kulikowski and getting out of the retailing business after I think 20 years, 11 as owner of the store. That's one of the good...Show More Summary

Tuesday Twitter roundup

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Since I'm in the mood for a distraction from politics: Eastern or Western N.C. barbecue? Moreton Neal says give peach barbecue a chance: — Chapel Hill Magazine (@chapelhillmag) July 7, 2014 You know, unless you...Show More Summary

Monday morning feel good story

Will sends us this morning’s feel good story, this time it’s from North Carolina; An employee told officers that a man walked into Tobacco Plus, 2017 Chapel Hill Road, at 7:23 a.m. armed with a long gun and demanded money. The man fled after the employee pulled out a gun, police said. The employee then […]

The fine line between liberty and tyranny

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

As many reading this already know, the NC Supreme Court flexed its muscles against Chapel Hill a few days ago, lifting the ban on cell phone use while driving and modifying the Town's towing restrictions. We'll leave off the cell phone thing for now, and discuss the issue of the Court lifting the cap on towing fees. Show More Summary

Mandolin Orange playing Hudson Sq Music & Wine Fest, then touring w/ Jonah Tolchin (whose new LP is out & streaming)

by Andrew Sacher Mandolin Orange We already knew that Chapel Hill folk duo Mandolin Orange would be in NYC for next week's installment of the free Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival happening outside City Winery (7/8), and they've since...

Andrew Neal Sells Chapel Hill Comics

This story of Chapel Hill Comics being sold to Ryan Kulikowki doesn't seem to have a hidden element on first glance, but it's enough to know that that's long been a highly-regarded, top 50 retail establishment and we should all thank longtime proprietor Andrew Neal for the excellence of the work he's done over the years on behalf of the comics medium.

Spider Bags releasing a new LP on Merge, touring (dates and two song streams)

by Andrew Sacher Spider Bags at Bowery Ballroom in 2013 (more by PSquared) Chapel Hill garage rockers Spider Bags have signed with hometown heavyweight label Merge Records (after opening for Merge heads Superchunk last year), who will release their fourth...

Chapel Hill, N.C., becomes latest AT&T 1 gig market

The North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) initiative served as a catalyst for AT&T's expanded 1 gigabit Internet delivery, which now will include residents and businesses in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Obama's great-aunt dies at 87

President Obama’s 87-year-old great-aunt, Margaret Arlene Payne, has passed away in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Open teaching stacks help us teach at scale

Elliott Hauser is CEO of Trinket, a startup focused on creating open sourced teaching materials. He is also a Python instructor at UNC Chapel Hill. Well-developed tools for teaching are crucial to the spread of open source software and programming …

Tony Gwynn: An Appreciation

last monthNews : News Desk

When I finally outgrew baseball cards, at the embarrassingly advanced age of fifteen, I switched over to baseball books. This was in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a town lousy with used-book stores and migrant academics who, at some point, had given up the Red Sox or the Yankees for the all-consuming mania of Tar Heels basketball. Show More Summary

Timeless Southern Wedding in Chapel Hill

This wedding had us at hello with that bridal gown and, who are we kidding, the shoes are pretty phenomenal too. It's Carolina Herrera and Valentino meets a classic black tie affair in Chapel Hill. The images by Graham Terhune Photography and video from Life Stage Films showcase chic fashion, blooming trees and peonies galore by Watered Garden and you can find even more…

Before dark

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Big storms here in Chapel Hill this afternoon.

UNC researchers pinpoint new role for enzyme in DNA repair, kidney cancer

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Twelve years ago, UNC School of Medicine researcher Brian Strahl, PhD, found that a protein called Set2 plays a role in how yeast genes are expressed – specifically how DNA gets transcribed into messenger RNA. Now...Show More Summary

The UNC-CH scandal — yet again

I did my undergraduate degree at Chapel Hill and I’m utterly disgusted by the ongoing athletic and academic scandal. Big-time college sports is likely the most corrupting thing in American society. It’s all about the money, all the time. And there’s very little that schools and especially sports boosters won’t do to keep the wins […]

Former UNC Star: Roy Williams Knew '100%' About Sham Afro-American Classes for Athletes

Former North Carolina basketball star Rashad McCants, who was instrumental in bringing North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams his first national title at Chapel Hill in 2005, alleges that his former basketball coach knew "100%" that basketball players were taking sham classes they did not have to attend to make them eligible for games. Show More Summary

Ex-Tar Heel Rashad McCants claims he didn't go to class

Rashad McCants left Chapel Hill with a national championship ring, but not much of an education – because he never went to class. McCants, the second leading scorer on North Carolina's 2004-05 championship squad, spoke to ESPN "Outside the Lines" about his allegedly feigned academic career as a Tar Heel basketball star.

Five-question clinical tool the first to help screen risk of violence in military veterans

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- A new brief, 5-question screening tool can help clinicians identify which veterans may be at greater risk of violence, according to a new study led by a UNC researcher. read more

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