Balanced Debate For The Old North State.
In our first full week of the stay-home directive NC SPIN takes a look at North Carolina this week. We begin with excerpts from an interview with DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen, then our panel discusses how we are being impacted. Joining our panel this week are Anna Beavon Gravely, Executive Director of NC FREE; Donna Martinez, with WPTF Radio and the John Locke Foundation; Chris Fitzsimon, Director States Newsroom; and John Hood, syndicated columnist and author. Be sure to watch NC SPIN on UNC-TV Friday night at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. You can also view NC SPIN on the NC Channel on Friday night at 10 p.m., Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m. And you can stream our show at your convenience by visiting our ncspin.com website. Thank you for watching NC SPIN.
My Spin by Tom Campbell
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