Coming attractions: Eastern North Carolina Film Festival brings independent titles to town | The Daily Reflector

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Apr 292016
 
Coming attractions: Eastern North Carolina Film Festival brings independent titles to town | The Daily Reflector

For about the cost of a matinee ticket at a local theater, movie lovers can choose from among more than 75 titles at Saturday’s Eastern North Carolina Film Festival.

Some organizations call for release of surveillance video of Greenville St. Patrick’s Day assault | WITN

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Apr 282016
 
Some organizations call for release of surveillance video of Greenville St. Patrick's Day assault | WITN

A group of citizens from different cities and different organizations stood side by side Wednesday night in West Greenville to make a request of the District Attorney regarding the St. Patrick’s Day beating of Patrick Myrick.

Op-Ed: HB2 and a call for UNC campuses to comply with court ruling | The News & Observer

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Apr 282016
 
Op-Ed:  HB2 and a call for UNC campuses to comply with court ruling | The News & Observer

On April 5, UNC system president Margaret Spellings sent a memorandum to all UNC system chancellors instructing them to comply with House Bill 2, including the controversial denial of bathroom access to transgender people based upon their gender identity.

UC-Davis chancellor placed on administrative leave after revelations of ‘scrubbing’ Internet | The Washington Post

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Apr 282016
 
UC-Davis chancellor placed on administrative leave after revelations of ‘scrubbing’ Internet | The Washington Post

The chancellor at the University of California at Davis has been placed on administrative leave after reports that the school paid at least $175,000 to consultants to clean up the school’s online reputation.

Editorial: In UNC-CH probe, the NCAA blinks and the scandal shrinks | The News & Observer

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Apr 272016
 
Editorial:  In UNC-CH probe, the NCAA blinks and the scandal shrinks | The News & Observer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill got a mild updated “notice of allegations” from college athletics’ weak governing body, the NCAA, regarding the disgraceful, long-running academic fraud scandal that touched on its athletics program. It should have come as no surprise that the NCAA is walking softly around Chapel Hill, though it does allege five “Level I” violations – the most serious – which the university will have to answer.

National Football Foundation honors 24 N.C. players | The News & Observer

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Apr 272016
 
National Football Foundation honors 24 N.C. players | The News & Observer

Reminded that they should be grateful for all the support they received throughout their school years, 29 football players from eastern North Carolina have been recognized as NFF Scholar-Athletes by the National Football Foundation’s Bill Dooley Chapter.