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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.

July 12, 2018: Kavanaugh

New PPP surveys show Americans do not support a Supreme Court nominee who will overturn abortion rights, workers' rights, voting rights, and healthcare protections - and they'll also oppose Senators who vote to endorse such a nominee.

July 12, 2018: 14th And Nantucket

It's the 150th anniversary of the ratification of (arguably) the most important amendment in Constitutional history. Also, Scott tracks Hillsborough history all the way across the state.

July 10, 2018: 14th Amendment

Anna's worried about Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination, but there's positive news too - including the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 14th Amendment.

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July 18, 2018: Making It Easier To Vote

The General Assembly is trying to pass laws making it harder to vote. How about laws making it easier? Aaron talks with Danielle Root of the Center for American Progress, co-author of a report suggesting eight reforms.

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.)

July 18, 2018: The Summer Lull

Chapel Hill's "summer lull"? Not for the library! Also: the library receives a 4,000-book donation from a single individual; and Susan recommends TV shows.

July 14, 2018

Guest: Lefty Driesell Lefty Driesell, legendary basketball coach at Maryland, Davidson, James Madison and Georgia State, talks about his election to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

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July 18, 2018: Making It Easier To Vote

The General Assembly is trying to pass laws making it harder to vote. How about laws making it easier? Aaron talks with Danielle Root of the Center for American Progress, co-author of a report suggesting eight reforms.

July 18, 2018: Fedora

At ACC Media Day, Larry Fedora dismissed concerns about the (well-documented) connection between football and CTE - then suggested that "our country will go down" if football gets changed too much. So, uh...what now?

July 18th – Best Day Ever – Click to Listen

Today Aaron was joined by 97.9 The Hill's own Chela Tu! Also joining Aaron in the studio were very special guests visiting Chela all the way from Vermont, Izzy, Trey, Cherise, and Mazy!