The Daily Tar Heel

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Wednesday December 7th


Q&A with Carrboro mayor Mark Chilton

Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton, a UNC alumnus and an environmentally conscious activist, traveled to Washington, D.C., on Sunday to participate in a protest against the Keystone XL Pipeline proposal, which would create a pipeline system to transport oil from Canada to the United States.

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Shelton Station development progresses

The Shelton Station development is no longer just an idea — it’s a work in progress. The developer of the project — which would be located at 500 N. Greensboro St. and include retail, office and residential space — held an informational meeting Tuesday for neighbors.

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Future of bus ads will be discussed by Town Council

The debate concerning which bus ads, if any, will be allowed on Chapel Hill Transit buses has been largely confined to the chambers of the Chapel Hill Town Council. But the voices of UNC and Carrboro, which represent 70 percent of contributions to the Chapel Hill Transit system, will be added to the discussion tonight.

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Collins Crossing sees another protest

Nearly 50 people gathered Friday in Carrboro to protest the new management of Collins Crossing Apartment Homes — the second protest in about two weeks against rising rent prices for some of the complex’s low-income residents.

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	Luzbrilla Winslow Trevathan, 12, of Chapel Hill, performs in The Flowjo’s “Polka Dots, Robots and Bears oh my!” on Saturday afternoon.

Carrboro dance studio teaches aerial gymnastics

David Jones has always enjoyed rock climbing. But when his wife took a course in silks — a form of aerial gymnastics — Jones was intrigued and decided to try a new kind of climbing. He has been taking classes at The Flowjo, an aerial dance studio in Carrboro, for about a year.

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