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What turned Ellerbee Creek orange?

City officials investigate why a section of the Ellerbee Creek in Durham turned orange covered with an oily sheen last week. They suspect a mistake was made by a city contractor, but they aren’t really sure.

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Supporters rally in support of UNC Center for Civil Rights

A proposed ban on litigation by the UNC Center for Civil Rights has drawn heavy opposition from students, faculty, alumni and others, who say such a prohibition would hurt the university’s teaching, research and public service missions.
Jane Stancill jstancill@newsobserver.com
Supporters rally in support of UNC Center for Civil Rights 0:57

Supporters rally in support of UNC Center for Civil Rights

Andrew Carter breaks down UNC's NBA Draft Decisions 2:59

Andrew Carter breaks down UNC's NBA Draft Decisions

UNC's Justin Jackson reflects on his faith 4:56

UNC's Justin Jackson reflects on his faith

Duke’s Jefferson and Kennard on Jayson Tatum’s development 1:18

Duke’s Jefferson and Kennard on Jayson Tatum’s development