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WCHL’s “Year In Review” Special To Air Friday!

CHAPEL HILL – It’s almost the end of 2013, what does that mean? No, not another new year’s resolution to hit the gym or eat less fast food— it’s time to review the highlights of what made our headlines and what mattered most to you, our listeners, this year! The news staff at WCHL is proud to present our “Year In Review” Special! Tune in to 97.9 FM starting Friday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.; Saturday at 10 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.; and again Monday at 7 p.m. It will then be aired throughout the week. So...

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Was Kennedy Shot By Accident?

CHAPEL HILL – Was John Kennedy shot by accident when Oswald was actually aiming at John Connally? UNC Graduate and novelist James Reston, Jr. told WCHL’s Jim Heavner that, in the process of writing a book about Connally, he came across evidence that has persuaded him that it was hatred of Connally that drove Oswald to shoot on November 22, 1963. Reston has now published another book, The Accidental Victim, which appeared in more detail and he explains it here for Jim Heavner in an interview that aired earlier this year on WCHL. **Listen Below to the Full Interview** http://media.blubrry.com/sports_notebook/p/audio.chapelboro.com.s3.amazonaws.com/2013/11/20/WCHL%20NEWS%20SPECIAL_JAMES%20RESTON(2).mp3...

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New House Rep. Meyer To Be Sworn In Thursday

CHAPEL HILL – Newly-appointed State House Representative Graig Meyer will take his oath of office Thursday, and State Senator Valerie Foushee, the last to hold the position, will swear him in. Meyer takes Foushee’s place representing House District 50, which covers most of rural Orange and Northern Durham counties. He was appointed by a committee of Democratic Party officials in October. Foushee herself went through a similar process when she was appointed in September to fill the N.C Senate District 23 seat left vacant by the resignation of Ellie Kinnaird. Meyer’s swearing-in ceremony will take place Thursday at 6:30 at the...

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Hear WCHL’s Mayoral Forum Monday

WCHL will host Chapel Hill’s Mark Kleinschmidt, Hillsborough’s Tom Stevens, and Carrboro’s Lydia Lavelle–all running unopposed for mayor–for a special conversation about the future of the three towns in the next two years and beyond.

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