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Latest Stories Andy Staples: Duke looking to prove haters wrong with date at North Carolinaupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 15:36:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- It's a glorious time to be a Duke-hater.

Taste for salt may be shaped during infancyupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 17:15:00

People who sprinkle salt on everything and gravitate toward unhealthy high-sodium foods may be expressing a taste preference formed during early infancy, a small new study suggests.

Occupy roundup: Legal action and a surprise evictionupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 11:53:00

What started as the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York in September has spread across major cities worldwide as a call to action against unequal distribution of wealth.

Occupy Wall Street protesters evictedupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 11:53:00

Police evict Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park in New York. Luke Winn: Harrison Barnes is his toughest critic as Tar Heels ready for title chaseupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 15:32:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Harrison Barnes was looking at a different version of himself. He immediately recognized the game video I queued up on my laptop at the Dean Smith Center, even though it was of local-access quality, from a distant camera angle.

CNNMoney: Starting a business in a downturn -- crazy or genius?updated: Wed Oct 05 2011 14:06:00

This year was tough for small business and next year doesn't look much better.

Justices say age counts when child suspects are questionedupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 12:44:00

Police should have considered a 13-year-old robbery suspect's age when he was questioned without his parents present, a divided Supreme Court ruled Thursday, concluding a child in such a situation would not have reasonably felt free to walk away from the interrogation. Ovechkin practices with Capitals, my play this weekupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 18:41:00

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin was back on the ice, skating through Monday's practice in a light blue jersey that looked more suitable for Chapel Hill than the nation's capital. He was done with the week off he needed to heal an undisclosed injury and pronounced himself "ready to go," possibly as soon as Tuesday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes. Ted Keith: After slow start, UNC frosh Barnes is quickly catching up to his billingupdated: Wed Feb 09 2011 14:04:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- It began as soon as Harrison Barnes stepped to the free-throw line with just under six minutes remaining on a warm night in South Florida with unranked North Carolina trailing Miami by a point. In truth, it had begun as far back as late November. He had already heard it from Champaign to Charlottesville, and now, as he the stood at the line, Barnes, the first freshman ever voted preseason first-team All-America by The Associated Press, was hearing it again:

One killed, 2 injured in training accident at Fort Braggupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 17:42:00

A civilian Army contract employee was killed and two other people were injured Tuesday in a small-arms training accident at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, an Army spokesman said.

Who's afraid of snakes, spiders, vomit?updated: Tue Jun 15 2010 12:17:00

In mid-interview for a new movie last week, actress Salma Hayek suddenly shrieked and scrambled out of her seat, over the shoulders of co-star Maya Rudolph sitting next to her. Clutching frantically at Rudolph and another co-star, Maria Bello, she uttered a blood-curdling scream, "Somebody do something!" Bello, also clearly unnerved at the sight of something off-camera, comforted Hayek as she teetered on the arm of a director's chair in 4-inch heels. "It's OK," Bello repeated, "We got you. Don't worry."

Why our salt addiction is hard to kickupdated: Sat May 15 2010 10:19:00

Americans love salt. And we eat too much of it. So much so that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is thinking about limiting the amount of sodium in packaged foods. Seth Davis: The night the Tar Heels' season diedupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 11:31:00

CHAPEL HILL, NC -- As the final buzzer sounded at this utterly forgettable installment of college basketball's greatest rivalry, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski pointed toward a young man in the crowd standing a few rows behind the scorer's table. The tall, strapping fellow, whose barrel chest was bursting from under his light gray suit and light blue tie, pointed back at Coach K to acknowledge the gesture of respect. Elizabeth Edwards's Breaking Pointupdated: Wed Jan 27 2010 19:30:00

She tells her sister she's had it and sends John packing

Money Magazine: Kick your budget into shapeupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 11:44:00

Question: What are the appropriate ratios in a family budget for expenses such as food, transportation, entertainment, etc.? I want to keep my spending balanced and need a guideline to do so. -- L. P., Chapel Hill, N.C.

Fortune: Men are from Facebook, women are from Twitter?updated: Wed May 20 2009 11:44:00

For Jonathan and Michelle Opp of Chapel Hill, N.C., the Internet, like electricity and indoor plumbing, is an indispensable part of their lives. Always armed with their iPhones, they regularly check travel information and weather forecasts, and even use their devices to find answers to offbeat questions. But there are also major differences in the way the married couple use their devices and Internet connections.

Pregnant soldier murdered?updated: Sat Jun 28 2008 20:19:00

Nancy Grace reports on a 23-year-old pregnant soldier found dead in a motel room. Police are calling it "suspicious."

Pregnant soldier found dead in North Carolinaupdated: Sat Jun 28 2008 20:19:00

Authorities in Fayetteville, North Carolina, are investigating the death of a pregnant soldier whose body was found Saturday morning in a motel, police said. Calif. Wildfires Force Evacuationsupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 20:00:00

Firefighters were still struggling Friday to get the upper hand on one stubborn fire that scorched more than 31 square miles and threatened 4,600 structures in Northern California Doctor: Ted Kennedy's Operation a Successupdated: Mon Jun 02 2008 19:06:00

The brain-tumor surgery "accomplished our goals," says the senator's oncologist

CNNMoney: Diesel: The truck stops hereupdated: Tue Apr 01 2008 10:42:00

The kid who delivers your pizza may be charging you an extra buck for gas, but for the guy that trucked the tomatoes, hauled the dough or milked the cows, passing along the fuel increase isn't as easy as pie.

Suspect in UNC killing charged in another student slayingupdated: Thu Mar 13 2008 18:24:00

The teen suspect in last week's slaying of University of North Carolina student Eve Carson has been charged in a second student killing, police said Thursday. 2 Suspects in UNC Slaying in Custodyupdated: Thu Mar 13 2008 11:00:00

The second suspect charged with murdering the University of North Carolina student body president surrendered peacefully to police early Thursday, authorities said

Separate but similar murdersupdated: Sun Mar 09 2008 07:00:00

Nancy Grace reports on the similar circumstances surrounding the apparently unrelated deaths of two college girls.

Police arrest man in killing of Auburn studentupdated: Sun Mar 09 2008 07:00:00

Police have arrested a man in the killing of Auburn University freshman Lauren Burk, who died this week, according to the Auburn, Alabama, assistant police chief.

Photos show 'person of interest' in student's slayingupdated: Sat Mar 08 2008 16:31:00

Photographs of a "person of interest" in the case of slain college student Eve Carson show him possibly using her ATM card, said Chief Brian Curran of the Chapel Hill, North Carolina, police on Saturday.

Slain UNC student's car foundupdated: Sat Mar 08 2008 01:59:00

Police in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, said Friday they have found a vehicle belonging to a slain UNC student, and are examining it for possible evidence.

Student death investigationupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 17:01:00

Police announce they have formed a task force to investigate the death of an Auburn University student.

Gas can may be a clue in student's deathupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 17:01:00

Police are investigating whether a gas can found in downtown Auburn, Alabama, is related to the shooting death of an 18-year-old Auburn University student, authorities said Friday.

Thousands mourn slain UNC student; cops search for killerupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 10:00:00

Thousands of students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill gathered Thursday to remember student body president Eve Carson, who was shot and killed in a suburban neighborhood near campus.

Hormone therapy risksupdated: Wed Mar 05 2008 11:24:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about a study that has found increased cancer risk years after hormone replacement therapy is stopped.

CNNMoney: Congressmen propose G-rated airline seatingupdated: Tue Sep 25 2007 03:22:00

Prompted by parents' complaints about sex and violence in inflight movies, two congressmen introduced legislation Tuesday calling for airlines to create kid-friendly zones on planes. Diet, Regular Soda Pose Same Risksupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 12:45:00

People who drank more than one diet soda each day developed the same risks for heart disease as those who downed sugary regular soda Diet Soda Linked to Heart Risksupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 10:10:00

People who drank more than one diet soda each day developed the same risks for heart disease as those who downed sugary regular soda Controlled chaosupdated: Wed Feb 21 2007 13:44:00

In 10 years at Sports Illustrated I've probably spent more time with North Carolina's Roy Williams than any other college basketball coach. I've profiled many of his players, once spent 10 days behind the scenes with his 2002 Kansas team, and wrote a long feature in 2003 about his internal struggle to decide if he should leave Lawrence for Chapel Hill. Fast and Furiousupdated: Mon Feb 19 2007 09:33:00

It was a simple exchange, really, a moment that laid bare Roy Williams's vision to create the most lethal attacking weapon in college basketball. In the fall of 2002, not long after rejoining Williams's staff at Kansas, Steve Robinson stood next to his boss during a preseason practice and blanched at the scene before him, a chaotic blur of bodies in motion. The Jayhawks hadn't operated this way seven years earlier, when Robinson had left to coach Tulsa (and later Florida State). "I'm a little uncomfortable with how fast you're playing," Robinson told Williams, who cackled like a mad scientist. "Good," Williams replied. "Because I want to play even faster." UNC's Sanders out updated: Tue Jan 16 2007 14:26:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- New North Carolina coach Butch Davis retained three members of former coach John Bunting's staff Tuesday but will not keep defensive coordinator Marvin Sanders.

CNNMoney: Skilling's possible new homeupdated: Mon Oct 23 2006 19:17:00

If U.S. District Judge Sim Lake's suggestion holds, former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling will see the start of the Thirties - the 2030s, that is - at a federal prison in North Carolina.

Money Magazine: The Number Gameupdated: Sun Oct 01 2006 00:01:00

WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER--how much money do you need to retire on? The conventional wisdom is that you'll need 70% to 75% of your pre-retirement income to maintain your standard of living after you stop ...

Fighting germs at 35,000 feetupdated: Thu Jan 26 2006 15:05:00

You're settled into seat 20D when you hear a sniffle, sniffle coming from seat 20B and a rumbling cough erupts from the occupant of 21A.

Fortune: The Playlistupdated: Mon Dec 10 2001 00:01:00

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Fortune: The Transoceanic In-Flight Playlistupdated: Mon Nov 22 1999 00:01:00

MAEDSKI MARTIN AND WOOD Best of (1991-1996) (Gramavision): Why waste precious hours assembling that perfect party tape when this downtown jazz trio offers one-stop shopping for an evening's worth o...

Fortune: The Education Nonissueupdated: Mon Oct 11 1999 00:01:00

You can hardly venture onto the campaign trail without stumbling over some candidate's education proposal. They're everywhere, like lice on a second-grader's head. But pick the nits of this issue, ...

Fortune: FOR PERFECT PULLED PORKupdated: Mon Oct 28 1996 00:01:00

Certain local delicacies migrate easily--anyone can whip up Manhattan clam chowder, after all--but some are reluctant travelers. North Carolina pulled pork, for instance, won't be rushed. It should...

Fortune: CITYSEARCH INTERNET GUIDES FOR CITIESupdated: Mon Jul 08 1996 00:01:00

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Seven of money's 10 best college values are public schools, up from six a year ago. This is great news for students who live in the same states as these schools, because their families will pay bar...

Fortune: INTRODUCTION HOW TO LIVE HAPPILY EVER AFTERupdated: Mon Jul 24 1995 00:01:00

Too chilly? Swim later. Better to ease back with Grisham's latest potboiler and a thermos of Jamaican coffee (or herbal tea--your choice), and wile away the morning hours while the sun warms the wo...

Money Magazine: One family's life-and-death struggleupdated: Sat Oct 01 1994 00:01:00

The nightmare began two weeks after Mary Lee Horton, now 34, of Wilmington, N.C. gave birth to identical twin girls, Sydney and Kate. On Feb. 24, 1990, Syd came down with a 103 fever. A blood test ...

Money Magazine: 20 Best Places for Retirement MONEY's exclusive rankings show what retirees want when relocating -- and the updated: Tue Mar 15 1994 00:01:00

Let the applause begin. The best places to retire are, in order: Prescott, Ariz.; Fairhope, Ala.; Mount Dora, Fla.; Las Vegas; and Chapel Hill, N.C. That is the consensus of a board of seven expert...

Money Magazine: The 10 Best College Buys in America Presenting our fourth annual ranking of the schools that give you the most updated: Wed Sep 15 1993 00:01:00

With four years at the most expensive colleges now costing more than $100,000, making sure you get the most for your education dollar is more important than ever. Our 10 best college buys aren't ne...

Money Magazine: Q&A FINDING WHERE YOU SHOULD RETIRE TO TODAYupdated: Wed Dec 18 1991 00:01:00

Each year more than 250,000 Americans retire and move to another state. Many, however, end up relocating with regrets. Perhaps 10% of people who pick up stakes for retirement are so unhappy where t...

Money Magazine: Paying the Bills Eran Rosenthal UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL Working His Way Through School -- updated: Tue Sep 10 1991 00:01:00

Just to pay for college, Eran Rosenthal, 24, a senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has had several careers. He has managed a clothing store, modeled men's fashions, waited ta...

Money Magazine: Great Places to Retire From golf-intensive Prescott to intellectual Amherst, one may be just the town for you.updated: Mon Apr 11 1988 00:01:00

Your freedom in retirement can be awesome. Not only can you do anything you want, but you can also live anyplace you please. Only one in four retirees is as yet daring enough to follow the sun or s...

Fortune: The Politics of Dogs, A Comma That Counted, Losing a Double-Header, and Other Matters. Of Dwarfs and Giantsupdated: Mon Oct 12 1987 00:01:00

Your correspondent claims to have at least tied the record for masochism on September 14. That was the night he sat glumly glued to the TV set, alternating between the Giants getting clobbered by t...

Money Magazine: Ten Great Tuition Deals for Your Dollars MONEY examined America's colleges in search of those that give great educations and holupdated: Tue Sep 01 1987 00:01:00

This has been the year for college bashing. William Bennett, U.S. Secretary of Education, has fulminated over runaway tuitions. Ernest Boyer, president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancemen...

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