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The Music in My Head: 12/3 – 12/7

12/3/18 – Johnny Lang “Lie to Me” I first became a fan of JONNY LANG when I saw him in the final musical number of “Blues Brothers 2000.”  There was this big song and dance number at the end of the movie that featured Eddie Floyd, Wilson Pickett, and 15-year-old Jonny singing “634-5789,” a great old soul tune originally made popular by Pickett.  Jonny holds his own with those old soul veterans and throws in an impressive guitar solo, too! Read more 12/4/18 – Johnny Cash “Hurt” There’s a song by Johnny Cash that’s so powerful and so overwhelming, it will...

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December 5th – Big TVs and Little Toasters – Click to Listen

Today Aaron was joined by WCHL’s own AJ and Victor! https://chapelboroaudio.s3.amazonaws.com/2018/December/05/KIDS%20Q%20AJ%20VICTOR.mp3 Today’s KidsQ: “If you could make one item in your house bigger and one thing in your house smaller, which thing would you shrink and which thing would you enlarge? By how much?” In partnership with           ...

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November 28th – Windows of Opportunity! – Click to Listen

Today Aaron was joined by WCHL’s own AJ and Victor! https://chapelboroaudio.s3.amazonaws.com/2018/November/28/KIDS%20Q%20AJ%20VICTOR.mp3 Today’s KidsQ: “If you could change the view from one of your windows to anything you want, what would you want to see outside?” In partnership with           ...

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Inside Carolina: Offseason Plans

With no bowl game on the schedule, Inside Carolina discusses what the football team is up to in December. For most of the seniors, their time in Chapel Hill has come to an end. Graduating players, as well as junior Anthony Ratliff-Williams, are preparing for the NFL Draft and pro days. The players who will be on the team next year have exams to finish up as well as offseason conditioning programs to begin. This month is a weird time in Chapel Hill because new coach Mack Brown is still finalizing his staff. As such, it is yet to...

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Carrboro Seeks New Poet Laureate for 2019

Calling all local poets and wordsmiths: the Arts Committee of the Town of Carrboro is looking for a new poet laureate to enhance the presence of poetry in Carrboro. Applications and nominations for a term beginning March 13, 2019, and expiring on March 10 of 2021 are currently being accepted by Annette Stone, ECD Director for the Town of Carrboro, at her email address here. All application materials must be received by February 5, 2019, and nominations – with a justification of 150-200 words – are also welcome. For more information on application guidelines, click here. The Poet Laureate...

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Hometown Hero: Dan Schnitzer

This week’s Hometown Hero is Dan Schnitzer, the Sustainability Programs Director for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools system. The school system just received a scholarship from the US Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools – one of only five school districts nationwide to earn the honor. “The scholarship is a year-long program that will enable me to travel to two major conferences. The first is Green Build, which happened in Chicago about two weeks ago which had about 20,000 people there. That focused on green buildings, everything from technology to education to upcoming trends. “And then in April, it’ll...

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Carrboro Police Looking for Missing Dog

Update: Carrboro Police have confirmed that the lost dog has been reunited with his family. Thank you for sharing! He has been found and is back safe with his family! — Carrboro PD (@CarrboroPD) December 4, 2018 — Carrboro Police have taken to social media to call for help in locating a lost dog. The police department tweeted out yesterday that a dog had run away from a home on Old NC 86 near Hillsborough Road. Anyone who has seen him is asked to contact his owner, Arianna. Orange County Animal Services runs a Twitter account (@OCNCLostPets) dedicated to...

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