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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.

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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.)

November 7, 2018: Paperbacks From Hell

Susan and Aaron are joined by acclaimed author Grady Hendrix, who's in town discussing his new book "Paperbacks From Hell," about the boom in horror fiction in the 70s and 80s.

November 10, 2018

Fred Kiger, Writer, Researcher and American Civil War Expert at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill AND WCHL’s Trivia Guru. Experiencing the Civil War in American life--looking back after 150 years .

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October 31, 2018: Maryland

All About The Money, Exhibit A: Maryland reinstates its football coach even after it's revealed he oversaw a 'toxic' culture that ultimately left one player dead.

November 6, 2018: Election Day

Aaron and Ashley discuss important races and issues on the ballot, locally and nationwide - and we talk about the pros and cons of high-turnout elections.