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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 15, 2018

Hog Day's off, but Hillsborough's still busy; Chapel Hill considers allowing self-storage facilities; Carrboro takes a look back at its recent history.

October 16, 2018: Early Voting & UNC

We're excited about early voting, but we're also talking about race on campus - as Chancellor Folt issues an apology for UNC's role in slavery, and Maya Little is found guilty (albeit with no punishment) of defacing Silent Sam.

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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 20, 2018

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein: Holden Thorp is provost and Rita Levi-Montalcini Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry and Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. Buck Goldstein is Professor of the Practice and University Entrepreneur in Residence in the Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They the co-authors of Engines of Innovation, now in its second edition talking about their new book, “Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities”

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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?

October 20, 2018

Looking for a place apart for people of all ages to be in a natural setting for retreats and meetings? Tune in to hear Richard Stevens and Maxecine Mitchell describe New Hope Camp & Conference Center.