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Graig Meyer was a longtime follower of politics but only seriously considered holding public office when Valerie Foushee moved to the N.C. Senate in September, leaving a vacant seat in the N.C. House of Representatives.
While UNC-CH students and faculty have expressed outrage about systemwide changes to the period during which students can drop a class, most of the state’s public universities will not see major changes.
As children, the Potts sisters rallied at political conferences with their mother. Now, in the tense days of the federal shutdown, they continued the tradition at Capitol Hill by joining female legislators nationwide to protest military funding.
RALEIGH — After returning almost $600,000 of federal grants to study environmental protection has sparked controversy, N.C. environmental officials are defending their decision.
In the aftermath of the UNC-system Board of Governors’ August ban on gender-neutral housing, student leaders are continuing to look for housing alternatives to keep students safe.
Despite the Republican presence in most legislatures and governors’ mansions across the South, Democratic leaders are looking to reclaim the region in 2014 and beyond.
The energy from the NAACP-sponsored rally held at Peace & Justice Plaza Wednesday was carried into the Chapel Hill Post Office as the candidates hoping to represent Orange and Chatham counties as a state senator made their case.
They call themselves “the in-state five.”
Prominent public universities are moving toward offering more virtual degrees — a push university leaders say could lower tuition costs and better serve residents.
When Jennings Brody opened Parker and Otis, a restaurant and gourmet grocery store, six years ago, there were about three locally owned restaurants nearby in downtown Durham.
UNC chemistry professor Joseph DeSimone already sees the early effects on his research of cuts to federal grants.
The Republican Party is feeling pressure after its national committee released a critical self-analysis
of November’s election losses Monday — and UNC’s conservative leaders support the modifications, which aim to broaden the party’s appeal.
When Republicans assumed control of the N.C. General Assembly in 2011, they obtained one of the most coveted tools in politics — the power to draw district maps to help sustain the party’s control for the next decade.
As implementation of the Affordable Care Act begins to take shape in North Carolina, the question of whether abortions will be covered in the state’s health care exchange remains unanswered.
Duke Energy is proposing another increase in electric rates — meaning residents and local governments could face their third round of rate hikes since 2009.
When students in the class of 2013 receive their diplomas in May, the odds may not be in their favor.
Forty years after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade— which established a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion — the debate about access to abortions still rages in North Carolina.
With the number of military suicides now exceeding combat deaths in Afghanistan, program administrators are redoubling their counseling efforts for military service members — including UNC-system students.
Flu season has arrived early this year — and health experts say campuses can be especially prone to the spread of the potentially lethal virus.
After a sweeping Republican victory in the N.C. General Assembly on election night, calls have resurfaced for redistricting reform in next year’s legislative session.