Leg Update/Summer Food/Weekend Look Ahead

Host David Crabtree speaks with Laura Leslie, North Carolina Public Radio — WUNC’s capitol reporter, about what’s going on this week in the North Carolina Legislature, including the possiblity of a rise in the cigarette tax and the ongoing lobbying reform bill. (12:00)

Regular contributor Kelly Alexander returns to speak with host David Crabtree aboout North Carolina’s summer bounty: tomotoes and blueberries. Owner/Chef Bret Jennings of Elaine’s on Franklin will share his tomato recipies. And we’ll consider the summer salad and all of the ways you can cook up a tasty meal without turning on your oven or your stove (because frankly, it’s just too hot!). Listener Call-In. (20:00)

The Fifth Annual “Take Pride in Your Hide” 5K cross-country race will be held this Saturday, July 30. The race takes place at the Bar-S-Ranch in Reidsville, N.C., and clothing is optional. Host David Crabtree will talk about nude running with Gary, one of the organizers of the race. (6:00)

The American Summer Documentary Film Festival continues in Carrboro this weekend with “Extreme Roller Coasters” and Ken Burns’ documentary “The Statue of Liberty”. Host David Crabtree talks with Charleen Swansea, host of the Festival. (10:00)

Legislative Update
Summer Food
Take Pride in Your Hide
Film Festival

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