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    Your letters: Sally Maslansky, Gwen McWilliams, Charlie Farris

    Editor’s note: Mary Carey’s column “Saggy Pants,” in which she expresses fears for her black son’s safety based on the way he dresses, continues to generate discussion. Carey wrote in part that when her son leaves for college she will tell him: “If your ...

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    Your letters, Sept. 24: Karen Booth, Betsy Kempter, Jim Duffett, Marilyn Hartman

    Social and natural scientists, even those most partial to “biologist” explanations of human behavior, decades ago rejected the argument that humans have little or no control over our sexual desires and their expression.

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    Your letters, Sept. 21: Lynne Kane, Michael Czeiszperger, Robert Dowling, Nancy Milio

    During my 15 years in Chapel Hill I have seen old-time residents repeatedly instigate excessive additional committee and public-information meetings which cost the town more money for consultants’ and staff time.

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    Your letters, Sept.17

    More than a few Falls of New Hope neighbors are figuratively scratching their heads about the Chapel Hill News’ coverage of the now-withdrawn proposal to build a large solar power installation directly adjoining our neighborhood.

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    Your letters, Sept. 14

    Readers of last Sunday’s paper saw a rendering of the proposed apartment/retail high rise to be built on South Elliott Road. During the Eastgate-Fordham meetings, the concept of building a high rise in the general area was discussed, but now citizens have seen the harsh reality of what such...

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    Your letters, Sept. 10 : Susan Romaine, Tracey Griffin Himmel, Olivia Byrd

    On the surface, findings from the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 State of the Community Report (“Income Growing, Poverty Lingering”) suggest a robust economy here in Orange County. Population, wealth, and entrepreneurship are booming.

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    Your letters, Sept. 3: Lauren Werner, Ruth Stanton

    Preservation North Carolina will hold a brunch at Ayr Mount this Sunday.

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    Your letters, Aug. 31

    Nothing could have made me happier Wednesday morning when I opened my Chapel Hill News and found the great interview with Art Menius, outgoing director of the ArtsCenter (“Art Menius: Off the Script,” CHN, bit.ly/1nCrjcZ).

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    Your letters, Aug. 27

    I read in the August 10 CHN that Mayor Kleinschmidt is pleading with owners of rental units to continue to accept Section 8 vouchers. This program provides a rent subsidy from HUD to make housing available to low-income persons, but lately many owners of rental apartments are no longer accepting...

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    Your letters, Aug. 20

    I wanted to tell Mr Williams why we couldn't go down to see some of his filming in Chapel Hill, so, instead, I wrote him a fan letter explaining how my youngest ham had broken his leg showing off, and how much our family loved his work.

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