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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.

July 11, 2019: Trump Vs. Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe leads Trump 42-41 in a hypothetical presidential head-to-head - which leads Tom to conclude that "electability" really shouldn't be that big of an issue for Democrats.

July 12, 2019: Pelosi

Jean thinks it's a Thing that Nancy Pelosi isn't challenging the Trump administration harder than she is; Aaron's not so sure.

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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.)

July 13, 2019

Gene Nichol, Boyd Tinsley distinguished professor at the UNC Law School, director of the UNC Poverty Center (2008-2015) and author of “The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina: Stories from Our Invisible Citizens.” He talks about the new book and the consequences of rampant poverty in North Carolina.

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July 13, 2019

Guest: Crystal Fisher and Terri Turner with Weaver St. Realty

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