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Friday June 2nd

Charles Daly


Charities to Brighten Holidays

By Charles DalyStaff WriterArea charities are looking to make the holiday season a bit warmer and brighter with the help of volunteers.In addition to their year-round battle against hunger and poverty, organizations like the Salvation Army, Yates Baptist Association, Meals on Wheels and others also work to bring the holiday spirit to underprivileged families.Cape Grice, director of the Salvation Army, presides over the Toys for Tots program, which provides donated toys to children in Durham, Orange and Person counties."We want to make sure that every child has something for Chri

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Carrboro Considers Upward Growth

By Charles DalyStaff WriterCARRBORO - Carrboro's plans for future expansion have sparked discussion among residents and local officials concerned about the town's atmosphere and growth.The possibility of upward growth in the form of taller buildings brought voices of both support and dissention at the Carrboro Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night.James Morgan of 203 W. Weaver St. argued at the public hearing that tall buildings are something that should be considered carefully."A tall building can be wonderful," he said.

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Local Students Talk Diversity

Five Chapel Hill students are packing their bags and heading to Ohio for a forum on the nationwide ethnic gap in student achievement. The students will be taking part in a minority student conference at Shaker Heights and Cleveland Heights high schools. The conference includes three days of classes and discussions on ways high schools can help minorities succeed. Joanne McClelland, a Chapel Hill High School English teacher, will accompany the students from her high school. "Chapel Hill wanted to be a part of (the conference)," she said.

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