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Wednesday October 27th

Franklin Street: UNC fans rush and set bonfires, but no arrests yet reported

Fans flocked to Franklin Street on Saturday to celebrate the North Carolina men's basketball team's national championship berth.
Buy Photos Fans flocked to Franklin Street on Saturday to celebrate the North Carolina men's basketball team's national championship berth.

Fans rushed to Franklin Street to celebrate UNC's 83-66 win over Syracuse in the Final Four game in Houston tonight.

Chapel Hill Police have been preparing for the potential celebrations for a few days, setting up lights, barricades and portable bathrooms for the weekend. 

At 11:30 p.m., no arrests had been reported, said the Chapel Hill Police watch commander. There will be a midnight press briefing.

The Uber surge is currently 4.9 times the usual fare, with a $19.93 minimum.

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