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Election Results

In the ninth and final episode, City & State Editor Sonia Rao breaks down the results of the 2020 election with Catawba College professor and N.C. politics expert Michael Bitzer. 


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Running with Reason

More North Carolinians voted in this election than ever before, Nathan Toben ran 77 miles and raised $7,200 for Triangle Bikeworks and Chapel Hill Public Library received $150,000 in grants.


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Election Day

In the eighth Election Day episode, City & State Editor talks to UNC professor and Orange County Board of Elections member Jason Roberts about what to expect on election night. 


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Just a Jump to the Left

UNC Pauper Players plans to release a music video inspired by their tradition of performing The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Linda's Bar and Grill is expanding its menu and families are finding ways to celebrate Halloween despite COVID-19 restrictions.


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Election Security

In the seventh episode, City & State Editor Sonia Rao talks to N.C. Board of Elections Director Karen Brinson-Bell and UNC political science professor Marc Hetherington about election security during the pandemic. 


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Episode 1: We could all use some good news

Welcome to Chill on the Hill, a new podcast from The Daily Tar Heel bringing you good news and good vibes from Chapel Hill, N.C. This week we talk about the organization seeking to mentor underserved children in music and how students are finding ways to celebrate Halloween while still maintaining a safe, social distance. This week's stories were originally reported by Ben Greer and Taylor Molina. Read more at dailytarheel.com.


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How to tackle misinformation and disinformation

In the fourth episode, City & State Editor Sonia Rao talks to UNC professor Deen Freelon and Politifact's Josie Hollingsworth about misinformation and disinformation, and how becoming more media literate can help prepare voters for the election. 


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How to vote in North Carolina

City & State Editor Sonia Rao talks to Karen Brinson-Bell, executive director of the N.C. State Board of Elections, and UNC student Leighann Vinesett, about how to vote in the upcoming election. This episode is produced by Meredith Radford, and reported on by Kayleigh Carpenter.


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How COVID-19 has impacted the election

City & State Editor Sonia Rao talks to Rachel Raper, director of the Orange County Board of Elections, and Gerry Cohen, a member of the Wake County Board of Elections, about how the pandemic is impacting the Nov. 3 election. This episode is produced by Meredith Radford, and reported on by Kayleigh Carpenter.


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Before You Vote Episode 1: Your Vote Matters

Voting is complicated. Before You Vote is a new podcast from The Daily Tar Heel's City and State desk breaking down all you need to know about voting before the 2020 election.  In its first episode, City and State Editor Sonia Rao talks with Joe Killian, an investigative reporter for NC Policy Watch, and Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause North Carolina about the impact of the student vote in North Carolina. This episode is produced by Meredith Radford.


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