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Flying High

This week in history is marked by human achievements - particularly when it comes to air and space travel. (Including old-timey UFOs!)


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.)

January 18, 2020

Etaf Rum, the author of “A Woman Is No Man”, talks about her new book, her life in Brooklyn in the Palestinian immigrant community, and how her new life in North Carolina led a book set in Brooklyn and Palestine.


September 11, 2019: Firearm Safety

Ashley and Aaron talk firearm safety after an Orange County Commissioners meeting - but not before forging common ground on two big issues.