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Kim Davis Will Not Go Away

Kim Davis is still here Kim Davis is trending today. You know the name of the county clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky because she defied a federal court order.  Kim Davis refused to issue marriage licenses (an important part of her job).  The federal court order came after the United States Supreme Court decision of Obergefell v. Hodges.  The ruling made same-sex marriages legal in the entire United States.  Kim Davis refused to back down and ended up in jail for five days.  She became a hero to some and a villain to others. Now, Kim Davis is claiming she met...

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Dogs and Cats, National Coffee Day, Food Truck Champions

Pho Nomenal Food Truck A Raleigh based food truck named Pho Nomenal Dumplings took home the title of “Best Food Truck in America” during Sunday night’s finale of the Food Network’s “Great Food Truck Race.”  The chefs are Sunny Lin, a graduate of NC State, and Sophia Woo, a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill.  As winners of the Food Network’s “Great Food Truck Race,” Pho Nomenal Dumpling won $50,000. The team said they plan to open a brick-and-mortar location with the money. TODAY, is National Coffee Day in the U.S. That means discounts and freebies for everyone looking to grab a cup of joe. Here’s where you should go.  Coffee is good, but free coffee is better. Cruizers tweeted a coupon for free coffee. Dunkin’ Donuts: Customers can get a free medium cup of Dunkin’ Donuts hot or iced dark roast coffee, limit one per person. Krispy Kreme: Customers get a free small coffee and a free original glazed donut. We’re celebrating here at WCHL/Chapelboro. We’re celebrating #NationalCoffeeDay @WCHLChapelboro! pic.twitter.com/nqTvUTQUkD — WCHL & Chapelboro (@WCHLChapelboro) September 29, 2015   Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re away? Then have I got the video for you…What if your dog just barks and barks and barks? Well..you need a cat to get him to shut up already What was trending yesterday?  Donald Trump, a super eclipse, and Batdad....

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Batdad, Trump, Super Eclipse

Daughters.Instagram/Twitter – batdadblake Posted by Batdad on Friday, September 25, 2015 Have you met Batdad?  He has four kids, two dogs, a patient wife…and a Batman mask. Also, trending today is Donald Trump.  Again.  He’s got a tax plan. Some stargazers (in other places without clouds) were treated to a total lunar eclipse combined with a super moon.  Pretty...

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UNC vs. Illinois Football Game

Kenan Stadium. Photo via Smith Cameron Photography Marquise Williams lets one fly. Photo via Smith Cameron Photography Safety Donnie Miles celebrates. Photo via Smith Cameron Photography. Marquise Williams scampers out of bounds on the run. Photo via Smith Cameron Photography. Three Tar Heels engulf the Illinois tailback. Photo via Smith Cameron Photography. Ryan Switzer on the run. Photo via Smith Cameron Photography. UNC Cheerleaders hit the field. Photo via Smith Cameron Photography. Romar Morris celebrates against Illinois after scoring his only touchdown of 2015. (Photo via Smith Cameron Photography.) WR Quinshad Davis catches more TDs than anyone else in...

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UNC Football vs Illinois Pre-Game

Friends and Rivals Ron Stutts chats with Art Chansky before kickoff Games and Prizes! The WCHL crew getting ready for the pregame show Our Tar Heel cornhole board Ron Stutts, cornhole master. Ron chats with Illinois fans Living on the edge. The Tar Heel band marches towards WCHL The Marching Tar Heels play on the air. The Marching Tar Heels play on the air Passing out prizes Wings Over Chapel Hill hard at work Hard to turn down free wings Signing up for our weekly contest Wings, Coca Cola and WCHL...

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UNC Football vs NC A&T

Ready for pre-game on the lawn at UUMC Come by to win a tailgate! Win a game…win a coozy Just roll a 9,7 or a 9 It was all fun and games at the WCHL pregame show Junior cornerback Brian Walker exits the tunnel via Smith Cameron Photography Freshman QB Anthony Ratliff-Williams via Smith Cameron Photography Junior Tailback TJ Logan via Smith Cameron Photography Sophomore WR Austin Proehl (left) and CB MJ Stewart (right) via Smith Cameron Photography LB Jeff Schoettmer (left) and CB Brian Walker (right) make the tackle via Smith Cameron Photography LB Jeff Schoettmer via Smith...

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Top Trends: August 17

News: 4,081 first-year students moved in to campus residence halls at UNC over the weekend.  An additional 749 transfer students and 1800 new graduate students will join the Carolina community. Interesting facts about the UNC class of 2019: -3,231 from 97 NC counties, 850 from 43 other states/District of Columbia, and 126 international students from 20 countries. -Almost 19% are the first in their family to attend college. -The female/male ratio is 59/41, close to the 60/40 ratio of most of the past 20 years. -Of students who identified themselves by race/ethnicity, 67% were Caucasian, 9% African-American, 7% Latino/Latina, 15% Asian or Asian-American, 2% American Indian/ Alaskan Native. -Includes 28 sets of twins, 4 more than Class of 2018. -Sarah is the most common female name, William is most common male name; last year the most common names were Emily and John. News: A British writer and mother has sparked an online argument over “child-free flights.” Kelly Rose Bradford, a writer and mother from London, went on the UK talk show This Morning to propose “child-free flights” for the comfort of passengers who don’t have babies to worry about. She also implied that it was selfish of parents to continue traveling by air after they had children – so apparently once you have kids, you should either stay at home or drive everywhere until they’re old enough to keep quiet. She’s getting a pretty strong response from people...

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Top Trends: August 14

TV: Sesame Street is moving to HBO! It will still be made available to PBS, where the program has aired since 1969, but now that will be after a nine-month window. TV: This is a throwback to the days of Fruitcake Lady on Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Video: Get your laugh today with a video on what old people do for fun. Food: It’s National Creamsicle Day! The perfect excuse to indulge. Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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Top Trends: August 13

Picture: Tom Brady went through quite a transformation while in court for a Deflategate hearing. The picture released of a court sketch shows a face we’re not used to seeing on the football field! Video: While California is dealing with a severe drought, one of the methods for water conservation uses a tool called “shadeballs.” You have to check out this video that shows 20,000 of a total of 96 million shadeballs being rolled into a reservoir in LA. Vine: BatDad was first made popular on Vine but can now be found across social media and YouTube, always recording his interactions with the family while in Batman character. Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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Top Trends: August 12

Product: There are plenty of options for personal transportation, and the newest is called Walk Car. It resembles a laptop on wheels. Pop Culture: Everyone loves to think that the actors of the hit TV show Friends are all the best of friends in real life, right? However, it was revealed that two of the friends didn’t attend Jennifer Aniston’s recent wedding because they weren’t invited. Could they BE any more sad? Video: This dog switched the usual roles and pets their owner! So cute. Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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