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Carolina Connection – Dec. 1, 2018

UNC leaders plan to announce a decision about the future of Silent Sam. A new scholarship program aims to help middle-income students pay for college. North Carolina’s new voter ID law likely will allow students to use their university IDs at the polls. Researchers are implanting radio transmitters in snakes to track the reptiles’ movements and learn about their habitat. A campus tour at UNC focuses on the university’s rarely-told African American history. Mack Brown is back as UNC’s head football coach, but how long will he stay?

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Carolina Connection – Nov. 17, 2018

UNC plans a tuition increase, and grad students and out-of-state students will bear most of it. The deadline approaches for UNC leaders to finally decide what to do about Silent Sam. It can be a challenge for veterans to make the transition from military life to college life. A UNC researcher says a serious heart valve problem is becoming much more common in North Carolina – and opioids are to blame. An ensemble at UNC plays harp music in a way you’ve probably never heard it before.

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Carolina Connection – Nov. 10, 2018

Young voters went to the polls in record numbers, helping Democrats win big gains in the midterm election. Rep. David Price, who represents Chapel Hill in Congress, prepares for life in the House majority. UNC’s decision on what to do with the Silent Sam statue has veen delayed until December. Thirty-three states have legalized medical marijuana, but North Carolina isn’t one of them. It will take weeks to investigate the cause of the water line break that shut down UNC for two days. A professor turns unusual sounds into even more unusual musical compositions.

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