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Old 11-06-2010, 08:01 PM
 
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Are there any good news talk stations with good local hosts for both the "morning drive" and the "drive home" (at least) that discuss local and national issues (and uncover local news stories)? If so, who are they and what stations are they on?
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:15 PM
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I listen to Brad & Britt http://bradbrittshow.blogspot.com/ on my way to work (FM 101.1).
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:49 PM
 
Location: RTP area, NC
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WUNC plays NPR in the mornings and afternoon commutes. THe 12 -2 pm spots are local (to NC) show -
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:29 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Are there any good news talk stations with good local hosts for both the "morning drive" and the "drive home" (at least) that discuss local and national issues (and uncover local news stories)? If so, who are they and what stations are they on?
If you are a Conservative WPTF (680AM) ..... I find myself listening in. I also enjoy WUNC 91.5(FM) but it leans in the other direction. I can't take large doses of either for long periods of time. You can check their web sites for programming schedules if interested.
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:36 AM
 
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If you're just looking for a quick hit of the news during your drive, WUNC is fine - it covers both national and state news. But most of its drive time news tends to be just quick, short stories; it's more of a "headline news" type operation.
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Old 11-07-2010, 06:35 AM
 
Location: Fapex
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680 WPTF on the AM dial and 106.1 WRDU on the FM dial. WRDU has national shows with local recaps on the half hour..
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:43 AM
 
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Don Imus still hosts the "Imus in the Morning" radio show on 850 AM from 6 - 10. It's not exactly the typical "talk radio" format, but he has the best and most intelligent guests. Current, topical, entertaining exchanges from political, sports, entertainment, and literary figures.

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Old 11-08-2010, 10:45 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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I think you're going to have a hard time finding talk radio that isn't biased in one political direction or the other. WPTF is typically right-biased and NPR left-biased.
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Old 11-08-2010, 12:25 PM
 
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In the afternoon, WPTF does a pretty good job of hitting local issues pretty hard...I rarely agree with the views of the host (lemay?) on those local issues, but give him alot of credit for his local focus.
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