Archive for April 2010

Truck Buck

Tomorrow, the Carrboro Farmers’ Market will introduce a brand new common currency known as the TRUCK BUCK. From now on, shoppers who run out of cash can swipe their credit cards and receive truck-buck tokens, good only for use at the Farmer’s Market. Unfortunately, this new currency is stepping on the toes of an already-existing Truck Buck, currently being used by the state Department of Transportation. Department spokesman Mack Freedman joins DSI Witness News to explain. Molly Buckley, Kit FitzSimons.

Yo Momma!

Hookah Bliss finally stopped selling alcohol, Gustavo Dudamel brings music education movement to Durham, Holy Cross Catholic Church moved, Kit’s momma, Tom Tancredo speech at Chapel Hill, Aaron’s momma, Orange County’s unemployment rate drops, activists calling for improved working conditions at UNC Chapel Hill dining halls, charity runs/walks in Triangle area, Gov Perdue not ready to raise taxes to meet transportation needs, Belgian exchange students stranded in Chapel Hill, Burmese refugees, Carrboro student wins scholarship, Chamber of Commerce retreat, Lewis Black, local crime, county grant.  Kit FitzSimons, Aaron Keck.

Aurora Joplin for Sheriff

The sheriff’s race in Orange County is really heating up. Aurora Joplin joins DSI Witness News to announce her candidacy for the position. Kit FitzSimons, Molly Buckley.

Tornello Fontaine Pierce El-Bey

Tornello Fontaine Pierce El-Bey sues Greensboro over traffic ticket, Duke men’s basketball team meets Governor Perdue, new high school in Rollsville opening delayed, thong ban, UNC activist returned to attack Tom Tancredo, man hit in head with brick by cousin, barrel monster artist tied of using just orange barrels. Aaron Keck, Kit FitzSimons.

Undocumented Tom Tancredo

Former Congressman Tom Tancredo, the anti-immigration activist whose visit to UNC last year sparked violent protests, will be returning to campus tonight at 7 PM, and local police are worried about a repeat of last year’s chaos. This time, however, officials are planning ahead, and to say more about those plans, we have Chapel Hill PD spokesperson, Eric O’Grady. Kit FitzSimons, Aaron Keck.

Raised By Wolves

This time a year is “baby season,” a time when baby birds may need human assistance to survive. According to today’s guest, this is also the time of year when baby humans may need assistance from animals. Mark Spector, of the Triangle Raised By Wildlife organization, joins the program. Aaron Keck, Kit FitzSimons.

Abigail Witherspoon, Colonial Matron

Hillsborough will be hosting “Ladies Night Out“on Thursday, April 22nd. Self-proclaimed colonial matron, Abigail Witherspoon joins the program to discuss her views on the upcoming event. Aaron Keck, Kit FitzSimons.

Just Right

Hunters and property owners talk in Rockingham County, Orange County eliminates vacant staff positions, Orange County would like to extend broadband to rural areas, NC State University fashion show, Backstreet Buzz coffee shop in Reidsville, unusual break-in at Chapel Hill home, break-in at Meadowmont great clips, Durham donkey dies of rabies. Aaron Keck, Kit FitzSimons.

A Videographer?!?

Elizabeth Edwards to make a public appearance at event with a shorter title than her suggestion. Aaron Keck, Kit FitzSimons.

Durham Beating

Jay McInerney, author of Bright Lights, Big City, joins DSI Witness News to describe his ongoing search for his ex-lover’s former lover John Edwards and the pain caused by the City of Durham. Kit FitzSimons, Aaron Keck, Molly Buckley.