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Wednesday October 5th

Sam Rinderman


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Late nights fuel fights

After the bars closed early Sunday morning, someone punched the co-owner of B-Ski’s restaurant in the face.The victim, Brad Smith, knows that whether it’s a violent punch, a broken window or a spill of vomit, it’s just a cost of operating a late-night restaurant.And he’s willing to take the risk.

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Carrboro Aldermen work to improve pedestrian walkways

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen is making strides to improve the town’s pedestrian walkways after two residents complained at its Tuesday meeting about the safety of downtown crosswalks.The board unanimously decided Tuesday to look further into the problem after resident Tom Henry notified the board of several dangerous situations near North Greensboro Street.

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Chapel Hill police hear community input

CLARIFICATION (5:08 p.m., Feb. 12, 2010): An earlier headline on this story made it appear that UNC representatives were not present at any of the police department's community meetings, but two more remain that University representatives could attend.

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DTH/Brent Williams
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Bolin Creek bike path faces opposition

Carrboro is considering adding bike paths to run by local creeks, but some residents worry it will negatively affect the ecosystem.About 180 Carrboro and Chapel Hill residents have signed a petition by a new group, Save Bolin Creek, a grassroots organization that opposes a paved bike path, or greenway, that would run along the creek.Save Bolin Creek

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Town could protect laborers

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen took a step forward Tuesday night in potentially criminalizing employment violations against day laborers.The board unanimously approved a motion calling for the town’s staff to look into options to crack down on employers who don’t compensate day laborers.

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Estes Drive area could get paths

Due to budget constraints, the Board of Alderman is downsizing its grand plans for building sidewalks in an Estes Drive neighborhood.Instead of a large-scale project near a Carrboro park, new plans are to focus on the Estes Park Apartments.The board passed a resolution Tuesday to consider alternative solutions to the original Sidewalk Bonds Project.

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DTH/Christine Hellinger
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Aldermen side with Rogers Road

11:20 p.m. Dec. 8 - Due to a reporting error, this story incorrectly stated that county commissioners were considering a second site off Millhouse Road for a waste transfer station. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.

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