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Family And Friends Remember Victims Of Chapel Hill Shooting A Year Later

One year ago, three young Muslim-Americans were shot and killed in their Chapel Hill apartment. Support for the victims' families poured in following th...

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A Brief History Of Creation

For centuries, human civilizations have grappled with the concept of the origin of creation and life. Ancient Greeks believed in the idea of spontaneous...

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What Is In A Kiss?

When Thomas Edison put the first kiss on film at his Black Maria studio in 1896, it was nothing short of scandalous. The 23-second, silent, black and...

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WUNC Launches New Podcast 'Stories With A Heartbeat'

Stories with a Heartbeat is a new WUNC podcast about the human condition in conflict. Host Will McInerney is an award winning poet who travels the globe...

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Razan And Yusor Abu-Salha Were All-American Sisters Who Loved Their Family, Service and The Beach

Dr. Mohammed Abu-Salha points out to some framed drawings in the bedroom of his youngest daughter, Razan."This is one of the shapes she made in the desi...

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NC Leaders Not Giving Up In Effort To Save Fort Bragg Airlift Unit

North Carolina's Congressional delegation is vowing to continue its two-year fight to save Fort Bragg's 440th Airlift Wing.

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South Carolina Reverend On Race And Faith, Eight Months After Charleston Shootings

The Rev. Clementa Pinckney preached peace and reconciliation as the pastor of Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. He and eight...

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The Intersection Of Public Health And Social Justice

Water contamination in Flint, Mich., is perhaps the most prominent minority health crisis in America right now. It is affecting a majority African...

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New Voices Of The North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival

When the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival began 16 years ago, it was a small gathering of three college improv groups and two local teachers. Today...

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A Year After Chapel Hill Shootings, Families Use House To Create Community, Counter Islamophobia

When Deah Barakat was an undergraduate at NC State University, his father bought him a white house about five miles from campus. But Deah, who lived wit...

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