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Hometown Hero Awards

Vimala Rajendron is this week’s Hometown Hero. She’s the owner of Vimala’s Curryblossom Café,

February 18, 2017

Evelyn McCauley, describes the cooking competition "Cooking for a Classic" which pits 16 North Carolina chefs against each other for a good cause and a classic car.

February 11, 2017

Taylor Vippolis is a former student-athlete (football and track & field) at UNC. He currently serves as sports broadcaster and analyst for UNC athletics. Providing fun and engaging interviews with UNC athletes, Vippolis is paving the way for a long and successful career as a sport media personality. Twitter: @tvippolis

February 22, 2017: History

The library's annual Banned Books Trading Cards promotion pays off in a surprising, touching, and historic way.

February 18, 2017

D.G.Martin is smart. He is a retired lawyer, Green Beret, athlete,and democratic politician. He can talk about anything and everything, and does he ever. Above all, D.G. is curious. Curious about his guest and curious to learn from them. This weeks guest is Charles Blackwood.

February 18, 2017

Sports Focus, presented by WCHL and the UNC School of Media and Journalism, is dedicated to in-depth examinations of issues of overarching importance in the sports world. Each week we'll discuss problems and look for solutions to problems in professional, collegiate and amateur sports. “On this weeks edition of Sports Focus… Gerald Gurney.

February 18, 2017

Nonprofit Showcase with Fred Black features the amazing organizations that help people in so many ways and are doing so much to make our community a better place to live and work. Our goal is to help everyone become more aware of the work they are doing and how we can all help them to continue to help us. Guest: The Community Empowerment Fund offers savings opportunities, financial education, and assertive support to individuals who are seeking employment, housing, and financial freedom. The opportunities for employment and greater housing that CEF advances motivate participants to build personal assets, gain higher income, engage in a healthy community, and sustain transitions out of poverty. This weeks guest: Launch

February 18, 2017

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Jonathan Waldmann, MD, talk with David Rosen, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at UNC, and Evan Ashkin, MD, professor of medicine at UNC, about the health care crisis awaiting many inmates after incarceration.

February 18, 2017

Today’s Business gives a unique look into what is driving Triangle businesses today and what they’re doing to provide innovation and guidance for success in the future. Brilliant You LLC specializes in unique designs for a very old industrial – denim jeans, with the goal of adding more comfort and elegance to your everyday denim ware. Listen to owner Terry Davis provide information that all entrepreneurs need to hear about starting a new business.

February 18, 2017

A local reporter, author and longtime community activist…the program will cover the spectrum of local and state hot topics, with the feel of friends and colleagues gathering at the water cooler to discuss the issues of the day. This weeks guests is Brenda Stephens.

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