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Friday February 3rd

Public Safety

Police log for November 2, 2010

Someone entered a garage and stole items from a black 2007 Hyundai Sonata between 10:01 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday at 105 Windhover Drive, according to Chapel Hill police reports. The person stole a GPS worth $75 and bank checks, reports state.

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Police log for November 1, 2010

A car hit a deer at 10:04 a.m. Saturday at 980 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, according to Chapel Hill police reports. Someone stole $6,000 worth of clothing and furs between 3:09 p.m. and 3:31 p.m. Saturday at 1800 E. Franklin St., according to Chapel Hill police reports.

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'La Voz' program provides translation services for Carrboro police

In an area with a growing Latino population, it’s becoming apparent that some local police officers don’t know their Spanish. To combat the language barrier, senior Ahna Hendrix is creating La Voz Translation Services, a volunteer-based program working to provide local police departments with face-to-face language translation. With only a few bilingual officers, translation efforts between police and non-English speakers are poor at best, said Carrboro police Capt.

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