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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 October 1, 2018

Hillsborough makes changes to its sidewalk seating ordinance; Chapel Hill elected officials meet with Orange County commissioners; Carrboro talks student housing; and county commissioners address a Hog Day-related controversy.

October 2, 2018: Vote!

The voter-registration deadline is coming up soon (October 12) for people who want to vote on Election Day...early voting begins the following week...and the NAACP is getting the word out about all of it.

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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.)

October 13, 2018

Dr. April Salama and her patient Mr. Tom Drew are our guests. Dr. Salama is associate professor of medicine, director of Duke Cancer Institute’s melanoma program. They will talks about Fighting Melanoma with Team Tom – Tom’s unbelievable recovery and how it fits in a time of advancing successes and new techniques in fighting cancer.

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October 3, 2018: Fans

The fan experience is essential to live sporting events - but what happens when the action gets too close?