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Mornings unPHILtered - A news roundup with your host
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    On Thursday's “Morning's unPHILtered,” host Phil Boyum covered what's going on in the Boro this weekend and next week. He reminded listeners about next Tuesday's live 7:30 p.m. campaign debate/forum for Statesboro city council candidates to be held in the Emma Kelly Theater at the Averitt Center. He encouraged everyone to show up, so they can ask questions of the candidates running for the two contested city council seats.
    The forum will be streamed live on and broadcast live on Northland Cable. After the forum is over, it will be available on to watch on demand. The candidates will answer questions, most likely, about consolidation, city budgets, and probably the Judy McCorkle issue.
    For those who know who they want to vote for, Boyum encouraged them to take advantage of early voting, going on right now. Only those in city council Districts One and Four can vote for the council candidates, but all registered city voters can vote for the sole mayoral candidate, Joe Brannen.
    Boyum also talked about a pet adoption at Bruster's Ice Cream from 6-8 p.m. on Friday. There also will be a Susan Oliver Art Exhibition opening at 7 p.m. at the Averitt Art Center. In addition, there will be a lecture on the “Fate of the Universe” at the Planetarium in the GSU Math and Physics building, sponsored by the Astronomy Club.
    Thursday's guest was Statesboro Herald sports editor Matt Yogus. He congratulated the volleyball team at GSU, which has been playing well, and is 5-1 in conference play.
    Yogus looked ahead to the Georgia Southern-Chattanooga football game Saturday at Paulson Stadium.
    Chattanooga is a surprising 4-1, just isn't making mistakes and isn't turning the ball over. He said the Eagles must avoid the kind of turnovers that plagued them in the North Carolina game.
    “Mornings unPHILtered” airs live Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on and also simulcast on WWNS-AM 1240 on the radio. You also can listen anytime at on

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