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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.

December 6, 2018: NC-9

The latest in the rapidly-developing saga of election fraud in North Carolina's ninth Congressional district. Also, very early 2020 presidential polling from Ohio.

December 6, 2018: Krampus

Different countries, different Christmas traditions. Also: frozen vegetables are invented, saving everyone from the horror of eating pickles nonstop for five straight months.

December 11, 2018: Remembering Lynchings

Filling in for Anna, James Williams discusses the local effort (in conjunction with the Equal Justice Initiative) to erect a monument remembering local lynching victims - particularly one, Manley McCauley, who was lynched in Orange County in 1898.

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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.)

December 5, 2018: Sipping & Shopping

It's time for the Friends of the Library's next Big Book Sale! Susan and Aaron are joined by Karen Curtin, to discuss the sale and recommend "sipping and shopping" books.

December 8, 2018

Guest: John Meacham, author of “DESTINY AND POWER: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” talks about Barbara Bush's visit to Chapel Hill when George HW Bush was in training in Chapel Hill during World War II

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December 4, 2018: West Hillsborough

Town officials are considering an "overlay district" governing development in West Hillsborough, but Ashley's not happy about the public survey they've released.