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Welcome to Chapel Hill-Carrboro’s News, Talk and Tar Heels station! For 63 years WCHL has been THE place for news, talk Tar Heel Sports and information for Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Orange County. For more than 40 years Ron Stutts has been waking up our community from 6am to 10am weekdays.

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.

May 2, 2019: Wisconsin

A new PPP survey out of Wisconsin shows Donald Trump in trouble. Obamacare, not so much. (Jim Williams steps in for Tom this week.)

May 9, 2019: The More Things Change

The ACC is created, the 27th Amendment is ratified, Roger Bannister runs the four-minute mile, and the most expensive building in North Carolina is built. (It's Morehead Planetarium!)

May 7, 2019: Second Chance

Anna comes in straight from a rally in Raleigh for the NC Second Chance Alliance, advocating for formerly-incarcerated residents looking to get back on their feet.

May 18, 2019

Clark Church, former Chapel Hill-Carrboro restaurateur, talks about his book, “Tales of Moonshine and a Vanished Mountain Culture,” and his growing up years in the mountains of Ashe County North Carolina, including when hauling, selling, making and drinking illegal “Sugarhead” liquor was a way of life along with fighting chickens and going to church, sometimes all in the same day.

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May 8, 2019: Courtney Banghart

Debby and Aaron talk about the future of UNC women's basketball, with new head coach Courtney Banghart coming to town.

May 18, 2019

Guest: Tim Wright of Wright Brothers' Landscaping

May 7, 2019: Infrastructure

Aaron's joined again by Shawnee Bigelow and Waddy Davis (who heads up the Orange County GOP) to discuss last week's infrastructure agreement in Washington.

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