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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.

February 12, 2019: 110 Years

James Williams stops by to get the word about a number of upcoming events - and to mark the 110th anniversary of the NAACP's founding back in 1909.

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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.)

February 16, 2019

Guest: Lenny Rosenbluth, Parts 1 and 2 Part 1 Getting to Carolina: Chapel Hill’s Lennie Rosenbluth, hero of the 1957 championship victory over the University of Kansas and Wilt Chamberlain 54–53 in triple overtime, talks about his story of how and why he came to Carolina and what is was like to play for Coach Frank McGuire. Part 2 His Carolina experience: Chapel Hill’s Lennie Rosenbluth, hero of the 1957 championship victory over the University of Kansas and Wilt Chamberlain 54–53 in triple overtime, talks about his story of how and why he came to Carolina and what is was like to play for Coach Frank McGuire

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February 13, 2019: Trailblazers

On Black History Month, its heavy focus on sports - and what we can do to recognize more black pioneers, both in the sports world and beyond.