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Week of February 4, 2019

Stevens and Lavelle watch the General Assembly; county commissioners discuss I-40 widening and a future county jail; Hemminger talks parking; Lavelle talks immigration.

April 11, 2019: Biden, Bernie, Buttigieg

A survey from Iowa and another from New Hampshire are showing the same order in the Democratic primary: Joe Biden in first, Bernie Sanders in second, Pete Buttigieg in third. Also, a look ahead at 2020 in North Carolina.

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May 29, 2018: Goodbyeee

Meg's moving on to a new position (don't worry, still in Chapel Hill!), so this is her final Downtown Rundown. (We still have fun.)

April 10, 2019: Jeghetto!

Susan and Aaron are joined by artist/puppeteer Tarish Pipkins, aka "Jeghetto," who's taking over a space on East Franklin Street for a pop-up gallery this weekend.

April 13, 2019

North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell talks about his controversial proposal to adjust the payment reimbursement rates for the State Health Plan.

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April 17, 2019: The Tiger Effect

Debby and Aaron reflect on Tiger Woods' Masters victory: what it means for the business of golf, and where it falls in the history of American sports.