As a fervent luddite, I have not downloaded "Pokemon Go," and I never intend to. I have, however, been ran into by kids and millennials alike playing this addictive game. Even though I'm not willing to walk around during these mosquito-infested July evenings to catch emojis, I've been thoroughly entertained by trainers trolling the Westboro Baptist Church, and the fact that police stations across the country have been tweeting out safety tips for people just trying to "catch 'em all."
- State and National editor Cole Stanley spoke to NC representatives Verla Insko and Nelson Dollar about the new budget and how it affects the University.
- Carolina Performing Arts received a $1 million Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant that will be used to give artists residency in Chapel Hill. CPA hopes to foster artistic and intellectual connections between UNC faculty and artists.
- Governor Pat McCrory just signed a bill into law stripping the public records status of police officer body camera footage. Citizens who are in these videos can still go through a process to receive copies of the footage.
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