Wednesday October 1st 2014

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Salaries discourage some from seeking, keeping teaching jobs

This summer, N.C. teachers received a pay increase. But low salaries are making some UNC education majors reconsider their careers. [Read More]

UNC doctor discusses Ebola fight

Dr, William Fischer briefed UNC leaders on his harrowing efforts to help Ebola patients in Guinea. [Read More]

Carrboro considers revising fowl laws

The town may loosen its chicken ownership laws, allowing more people to keep birds on their property. [Read More]

Students take risks using fake IDs

A study found more than half of underage college students use fake IDs to buy alcohol, but police and ALE agents are trying to stop it. [Read More]

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Ridesharing apps cause concern for local taxi companies

As apps like Uber and Lyft gain popularity, taxi companies are worried about the new competition. [Read More]

The rebirth of Saxapahaw

The rural North Carolina town is experiencing an unlikely resurgence as an artists’ colony and dining destination. [Read More]

Music lab gets local, global attention

The UNC Beat Making Lab is a community studio designed to help people create hip-hop music. It has earned praise from all over the world. [Read More]

UNC talks about, celebrates free speech

FIRE's Greg Lukianoff talks about the First Amendment, and how UNC's free speech rules do not live up to his organization's standards. [Read More]

Plundering for pastries

Krispy Kreme celebrated International Talk Like a Pirate Day by handing out free doughnuts to some local buccaneers. [Read More]

Sports

Football has positive impact on local businesses

The multi-billion dollar pro football industry benefits local businesses that rely on its popularity to stay profitable. [Read More]

Women’s soccer team struggles to find groove

After losing eight starters from last year's team, the Tar Heels are off to a rough start. [Read More]

Full Shows

Entire program – Sep. 27, 2014

North Carolina's low teacher salaries have led some education students to rethink their majors. A UNC doctor helps fight Ebola in Guinea. Carrboro considers allowing more residents to raise chickens. "Beatmaking" helps change people's lives. [Read More]

Entire program – Sept. 20, 2014

Fake IDs are ubiquitous at Chapel Hill bars, but law enforcement agencies are working to stop underage students from using them.The last residents may soon be able to move into the long-delayed Lux Apartments. Local gamers compete in eSports. [Read More]

Entire program – Sept. 13, 2014

Some students question how UNC's new sexual assault policy will be enforced. UNC faculty and students develop an app to track the spread of Ebola. An ALS researcher says the "Ice Bucket Challenge" isn't enough to fund work on a cure for the disease. [Read More]

Entire program – Sept. 6, 2014

Two years after the death of UNC student Faith Hedgepeth, police seek help finding her killer. UNC's new sexual assault policy redefines "consent." Campus police promote a new safety app. A drummer from Ghana shares his talents with local children. [Read More]

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