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Nic Pizzolatto, a former UNC creative writing teacher, was the creator of “True Detective.” (Courtesy of UNC)

Before True Detective, a teacher

Before he was the creator of the HBO drama “True Detective” or the co-writer of a remake of the classic western “Magnificent Seven,” Nic Pizzolatto was standing at the front of a UNC classroom teaching undergraduates how to tell a story.


Tension rises among NC Republican leaders

Intraparty disagreements among Republican leaders in North Carolina have come to the fore amid this year’s protracted budget fight and accusations of a lack of transparency during the Board of Governors’ UNC-system president search — which led to chair John Fennebresque’s resignation Monday.

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NC teachers to receive one-time $750 bonus

By Nick Niedzwiadek Senior Writer The state’s two-month overdue budget glacially neared completion Wednesday as the legislature reached an agreement on teacher pay. Teachers across the state will receive a one-time $750 bonus this year as opposed to the House’s original plan to give all teachers a 2 percent raise, according to documents provided by Sen.

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Board of Governors Chairperson John Fennebresque (pictured) called an emergency meeting of the board Friday to discuss current UNC-System President Tom Ross' replacement.

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