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November 7, 2019: Election Week

Tom and Aaron break down a wild Town Council election: what does it tell us about Chapel Hill? Also, Tom examines what the 2019 returns might suggest about 2020.

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LA Suburb Mourns Student Victims After School Shooting

A boy described as bright, quiet and “normal” pulled a gun from his backpack on his 16th birthday and opened fire at his high school before saving the last bullet for himself, authorities said. The shooting that killed two...

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.)

November 9, 2019

Rufus Edmisten, Deputy Chief Counsel for the Senate Watergate Committee, NC Attorney General and Secretary of State, Democratic nominee for governor in 1984 and, many say, the most colorful politician in North Carolina’s last 50 years, talks about his new book, “That’s Rufus: A Memoir of Tar Heel Politics, Watergate and Public Life”

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LA Suburb Mourns Student Victims After School Shooting

A boy described as bright, quiet and “normal” pulled a gun from his backpack on his 16th birthday and opened fire at his high school before saving the last bullet for himself, authorities said. The shooting that killed two...

September 11, 2019: Firearm Safety

Ashley and Aaron talk firearm safety after an Orange County Commissioners meeting - but not before forging common ground on two big issues.

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