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UNC schools await Board of Governors action on degree programs

Those interested in post-graduate degrees in nursing practice, public policy or American studies at the University need not apply any time soon. Though UNC-CH has named these programs as top priorities for at least a year, they have not been approved by the UNC system. But getting degree programs approved is a problem for several schools in the UNC system. Administrators have a pile of 49 program proposals waiting to be reviewed and approved. A few even date back to 2007.

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Virginia Tech on lockdown after police officer shot

A suspect involved in a shooting on Virginia Technical University’s campus still remains at large as of 2:20 p.m. According to the university’s website, the suspect was stopped at about 12:00 p.m. by a police officer at a traffic stop on campus. The officer was shot during the traffic stop. Another victim was found dead in a nearby parking lot.

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Gay couples protest for marriage

Cartledge and Eve were one of 20 same-sex couples participating in a campaign against laws in North Carolina and across the South that ban same-sex marriage. For two weeks, couples applied for and were denied marriage licenses, and Friday, many went through it a second time. Cartledge and Eve, the first couple to apply on Oct. 3, were the last on Friday.

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Bea, Perez, Maria and Moore marched together to the Register of Deeds office. Perez said, “Marching like that felt like I was back serving in the army.” Perez served in the military for four years in the 1980s.

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Supporters of Moore and Perez gathering for a huddle before processing to the Reister of Deeds including pastor Brian Cole (Cathedral of All Souls), executive director of Campaign for southern equality Jasmine Beach-Ferrara (right corner) and her partner, Meghann Burke, a lawyer who is helping arrange representation for the couple that will be arrested Friday

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After they got denied, Perez, Moore and their supporters gathered outside to process together from the Register of Deeds office. Perez said, “I felt like there was a lot of love and support behind us, with us and on the other side of the counter.”

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