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N.C. Central students concerned about safety as crime rises

Morgan Kesler saw police cars lined up on Fayetteville Street in front of N.C. Central University, when she pulled up in her car after a trip to grab food.

A police officer told her to go inside immediately, she said. A stray bullet had hit a window at Benjamin Ruffin Residence Hall after gunshots broke out earlier that night.

Kesler, a senior studying political science, is used to hearing shots on the block but said there seem to be more of them this year.

“The recent spike in crime has been very surprising,” she said. “I’ve lived on campus all four years. So this is the first time I can say I’ve honestly felt like we were in the middle of danger.”

After recent incidents in and around campus, Chancellor Johnson Akinleye, Kevin Holloway, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and students will speak to the City Council on Thursday

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Voters concerned over absentee ballots before Nov. 3 election

Voters told 11Alive that they have experienced problems when trying to register online, and some are still waiting to receive their absentee ballots.

ATLANTA — The countdown is on to the 2020 Presidential Election and some say they’re worried their vote won’t get counted due to technical and mail issues.

Voters told 11Alive that they have experienced problems when trying to register online, and some are still waiting to receive their absentee ballots in the mail.

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“I voted since I was 18 years old and I’m in my 70s and this is the first time in my life that I’ve ever had trouble. I requested an absentee ballot and it still hasn’t come and no one at the election office has responded to me,” said voter James Murdock.

Another voter, Erin Kelly, said that she

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5 Reasons You Should Be Concerned About The Next-Gen Version

Are you concerned about the next-gen version of Madden 21? If not, you probably should be.

All things considered, it’s been a tough year to be a Madden fan. The franchise mode is still underdeveloped, and changes aren’t coming until November, and those only scrape the surface of fixing what ails the feature.

The game has been buggy since launch, and every patch seems to break something else with the game. It’s not exactly the most ideal environment for a brand to step into the next-generation.

As it is, when or shortly after the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are released, the next level of Madden 21 will arrive. Here’s five reasons you should, be at least a little concerned.


Current-Gen Version Has Been Buggy

If EA has had issues providing a functional version of Madden 21 on current-gen systems–despite just a few

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Researchers concerned about prey and predator species in post-fire logging areas

UBCO researchers concerned about prey and predator species in post-fire logging areas
UBCO researchers say post-fire salvage logging destroys removes important regenerating habitat for a variety of species including the snowshoe hare. Credit: Angelina Kelly.

New research from UBC Okanagan shows that salvage logging on land damaged by wildfires has negative impacts on a variety of animals.


While post-fire salvage logging is used to mitigate economic losses following wildfire, Karen Hodges, a biology professor in the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science, says the compounded effects of wildfire and post-fire salvage logging are more severe than what wildlife experience from fire alone.

Wildfires have been increasing in prevalence and severity in recent decades, Hodges says, and salvaging trees after a fire is a common practice. However, the scale and intensity of post-fire logging removes important regenerating habitat for a variety of forest species.

“When trees are removed from a newly burned landscape, birds and mammals lose the last remnants of habitat,” she

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