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One state’s highest-paid public employee is a medical school plastic surgeon. Another state’s is a hockey coach. Neither state is North Carolina.  

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– Reconsidering North Carolina’s oldest known landscape photo. – “It certainly would be nice to have another Ohio native become part of our basketball program here at Chapel Hill.” – Bellum Charleston’s elite retreat. (Are East Flat Rock, Savannah and the MastersĀ  “actually part of Charleston”? ) – Great-grandpa sends a Tweet from Gettysburg. – […]

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On Dec. 23, 2000, after his team had come back from 19 points behind against North Carolina, point guard Earl Watson grabbed the front of his jersey with both hands and displayed the “UCLA” to the Pauley Pavilion student section. Thus was born, or least popularized, the custom of “jersey popping.” (The Tar Heels won, […]

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“In May 1961 the [basketball] point-shaving scandal spread, as Doug Moe, an All-American at Carolina, became implicated ….Although Moe had accepted no bribes, he had been given a total of $75 in his dealings with [gamblers]…. Moe told the chancellor [William Aycock] he was in ‘no way’ involved in the scandal…. It was only at […]

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