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Gov. Roy Cooper is pictured speaking in Chapel Hill on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.

'A slap in the face': Gov. Cooper declares a state of emergency for public education

Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency for public education in a special address on May 22.  In his speech, he said legislation introduced — including the budget passed by the Senate — by the Republican supermajority in the NCGA would cripple public education.  The budget passed by the Senate on May 18 allocated $23.2 billion over the next two years towards K-12 education. Gov. Cooper’s proposed budget allocated $27.7 billion.

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The UNC women's tennis team poses with their trophy after winning the NCAA Tournament on May 20, 2023. 

Lineup changes prove vital in road to NCAA women's tennis title

For four straight years, UNC has entered the NCAA Tournament as one of the top-two seeds, but for the past three years, the team struggled to match their dominant regular seasons with a championship trophy. The Tar Heels fell short in the NCAA Semifinals in 2019, 2021 and 2022. The last time they advanced to the finals was in 2014, where they fell 3-4 to the UCLA Bruins.

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