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UNC discusses renaming hall (access required)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.  – Trustees at the University of North Carolina are hearing opinions on whether to change the name of Saunders Hall – a building named for a confederate colonel who purportedly was an organizer of the Ku Klux Klan ...

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Computer servers tested to heat homes (access required)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – A Dutch energy company is joining forces with a tech startup to harness computing power to heat homes. Eneco said Tuesday it is installing “e-Radiators” — computer servers that generate heat while crunching numbers — in ...

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North Carolina’s sweet 15 (access required)

Not too surprisingly, Chapel Hill ranked high – second – in WalletHub’s 2015 list of best cities for basketball fans, a report the online financial and business information company released just in time for March Madness. The city that is ...

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‘Afternoon, everybody;’ ‘Norm!’ (access required)

Living in a home where everybody knows your name isn’t unusual. But artfully emblazoning them in a 3-D mural on your billiard-room wall is. That’s what the owner of 12,800-square-foot loft in downtown Indianapolis did before putting the five-bedroom, six-bath ...

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NC, Ohio vs. Conn. in first flight fight (access required)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A resolution moving through the Ohio Statehouse challenges Connecticut’s insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years. The Ohio measure got its first hearing Tuesday. If ...

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Meth lab horror story (access required)

A Rhode Island man purchased and moved into a foreclosed doublewide trailer in Tennessee in 2004, looking for a less expensive place in which to raise his family. Several years later he tried to sell the property and found out ...

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