WUNC (Chapel Hill)

The flagship National Public Radio member station for the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Operated by the University of North Carolina.
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Primary geographic focus: North Carolina
Organization type(s): Media



People With Disabilities Hit Hardest By Storms, Say Advocates

Jason Debruyn
WUNC (Chapel Hill)
April 30, 2019
In a disaster, children and adults with disabilities are two to four times more likely to be injured or die.

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Despite Low Unemployment, Evictions Plague Asheville: One Nonprofit Offers Help

Frank Stasio, Dana Terry
WUNC (Chapel Hill)
March 22, 2019
Host Frank Stasio talks with Robin Merrell, managing attorney at Pisgah Legal Services, about its Total Eviction Response program and Buncombe County’s housing crisis.

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1.2M NC Drivers Lost Their License For Failure To Show Up To Court Or Pay Fees

Rebecca Martinez
WUNC (Chapel Hill)
September 28, 2017
The report found that linking driving privileges with court debts keeps people in poverty, according to North Carolina Justice Center Attorney Daniel Bowes, who contributed to the report.

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Small Budget Cut Deals Big Blow To Low-Income People In Need Of Legal Assistance

Rusty Jacobs
WUNC (Chapel Hill)
August 22, 2017
In the $23 billion budget approved with a veto override, GOP lawmakers repealed a statute that funneled state money to non-profits providing low-income clients with legal assistance.

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