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The Music in My Head: 6/18 – 6/22

6/18/18: Storyville “A Good Day for The Blues”  I’m really happy to share this one with you today, because I want everybody to know about a great band called “Storyville.” Specifically, I want you to know about one of the best vocalists on the planet: a guy by the name of Malford Milligan. Read more   6/19/18: 4 Non Blondes “What’s Up?” 4 Non Blondes came out of San Francisco, California, back in the early ‘90s. This was a group that didn’t stay together long, but they had one really memorable song in 1993. “What’s Up” is the name of...

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Hometown Hero: Milbrey Starnes

This week’s Hometown Hero, presented by Hendrick Southpoint, is Milbrey Starnes. A longtime Chapel Hill native, Milbrey passed away on May 15, 2018. She was very involved in the community and spent many hours volunteering with the Chapel Hill Fire Department. Ron Stutts spoke with Deputy Fire Marshal Dace Bergen about the impact Milbrey had on the community. “Her relationship with us goes back twelve, thirteen years. Back when the town had the Chapel Hill museum, she was a volunteer there and she assisted with fire safety education to school children of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Then about ten...

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2 UNC Alumni Chosen as Pickering Fellows

Valli (Sindhu) Chidambaram and Hannah Clager, both alumni from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have been selected as 2018 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellows. “Both Hannah and Sindhu have worked very hard for these opportunities, are eminently qualified, and will increase the diversity of the U.S. Department of State,” said Professor Inger Brodey, director of the Office of Distinguished Scholarships, in a press release. “Receiving the Pickering is a great honor. UNC-Chapel Hill is proud to have these representatives working in U.S. foreign affairs.” The Pickering Fellowship includes two years of financial support and...

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Adopt-A-Pet: Violet, Klaus, and Sonny

This week’s Adopt-A-Pet(s) are Violet, Klaus, and Sonny from Independent Animal Rescue! Violet and Klaus were bouncing with energy when they came into the studio today. Sonny, meanwhile, was the picture of calm, easily relaxing with Ron Stutts while the others bounded around. If you’d like to meet these purr-fect kittens in person, Violet, Klaus, and Sonny will be at the PetCo on Renaissance Parkway in Durham this Saturday (June 23) from 2 – 4 p.m. Talk about a purr-fect way to start the day! This week’s #AdoptAPet nominations are Violet, Klaus and Sonny from @independentanimalrescue! Hopefully they’ll find...

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