Here's a look at today's local headlines:
But first, in today's N&O we report how neighbors of UNC's Bingham Facility lost a bid Monday night for greater pubic scrutiny over the animal research complex west of Carrboro. You can read my story here.
In today's CHN:
CARRBORO FILM FESTIVAL: Glenn McDonald writes the best movie reviews. S we asked him to talk with Nic Beery about this weekend's Carrboro Film Festival (that's a still from one of the flicks on the left). And you can't beat the price -- 33 shorts for 7 bucks. Read the interview here.
SPRING FOR SALES TAX: There's still a lot of work to be done before Orange County levies that half-cent salex tax that voters approved last week for light rail and better bus service. Tammy Grubb has our story here.
ARE COUNTY ELECTIONS UNFAIR? Chris Weaver thinks so. The District 2 candidate, who lost to Renee Price last week, says he won a majority of votes cast for county commissioner in the rural district on Election Day. But was the symbolic victory sign he hoisted along the roadside last week premature? Read Tammy Grubb's story here.
Will Hendrick says the town of Chapel Hill's Justice in Action Committee needs members (and invites you to join), Sybil Skakle is moved by the latest chapter in Viv Taylor's transgender journey and former Chapel Hill Town Council Art Werner says Chapel Hill is abandoning its community values by banning political and religious advertisements on buses. Read his letter here.
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