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World of Bluegrass

Your bluegrass week coverage


Inside the trick play that gave UNC lead in win over Georgia Tech

In the seconds before North Carolina scored its go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter Saturday at Georgia Tech, Marquise Williams was running with his head turned behind him, looking at a football moving through the air in his direction, thinking one thought over and over again.

Duke Energy’s ‘sweet’ deal

NC’s Department of Environmental Quality fumbled the penalizing of Duke Energy by allowing the utility to close the coal ash issue with a modest payment.

This week's circulars

Neighbors started clearing an uprooted oak tree that fell across Blackwood Mountain Road north of Chapel Hill, blocking cars, at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. A state DOT worker arrived soon after and finished clearing the road.
Mark Schultz


L’eau de bacteria: A whiff of the future?

Biotech firms explore using microorganisms to produce flavors, fragrances

Number of natural ingredients is vast – but can be expensive and hard to get

Cracking the genetic code is the key to synthesizing high-end scents