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Tuesday November 30th

Carter McCall


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$750 tuition hike passes

Tuition will be raised by $750 for all UNC-Chapel Hill students starting this fall. At an impromptu meeting Tuesday, system schools presented the UNC-system Board of Governors with their proposed tuition hikes. UNC-CH proposed raising all resident, non-resident and graduate students’ tuition by $750 this fall. UNC-system President Erskine Bowles was set to approve the increases Wednesday.

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Chapel Hill approves $750 tuition increase

At an impromptu UNC-system Board of Governors meeting at 3 p.m. today in Chapel Hill, system schools announced their individual tuition hikes. UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. State University and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts were the only system schools to go ahead with the maximum increase of $750 allowed by the 2010 appropriations budget signed into law June 30.

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$950 tuition increase undecided

UNC-Chapel Hill officials are struggling to decide whether they should increase tuition by $950 for in-state students next fall. The 2010-11 state budget includes a provision allowing UNC-system schools to increase tuition by up to $750 next year on top of individual tuition increases approved last year.

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Grad students aid in N.C.’s recovery

A UNC graduate program to help economically distressed areas is expanding to better serve the state during these tough economic times.Graduate students in the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps are placed with rural community governments during the summer to help revitalize the communities’ struggling economies.

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Town mulls health care costs

Rising health care costs have caused Chapel Hill to re-evaluate employee health care coverage in next year’s budget.Proposed changes include an on-site health care facility and increases in insurance co-pays. These changes come in response to an anticipated 13.9 percent increase in health care costs next year.

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UNC’s Bingham Facility, located in rural Orange County, is being fined. DTH/Andrew Harrell
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UNC is ?ned for wastewater leak

The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources fined UNC last week for a wastewater leak from a research facility that drained into a local creek.The Bingham Facility, which is owned by UNC and houses animals for University research, received the $16,612.48 fine for the first of several violations that date back to October.

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Proposed bus changes a concern for some residents

Chapel Hill Transit hosted two forums Monday at the Chapel Hill Bible Church to explain proposed cuts to public transit and receive community feedback.The department expects a $1.4 million shortfall in revenue compared to projected expenses next year, a deficit they hope to combat by reorganizing bus routes and eliminating feeder and shared ride services.

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Mac, an 11-month-old Golden Retriever showcases his assistance dog skills by pressing buttons and switching light switches with his nose and his paws. Debra Cunningham is his trainer and Eyes ears Nose and Paws program director

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