In honor of the recent holiday we've got a local government themed halloween story. What would your town do if about 80,000 people descended upon it for a night? That isn't a bad dream, it happened to the Town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 2007 and even in the years since, with efforts to reduce crowd size, about 40,000 costumed revelers come to the town annually. Ben talks with Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue and Matt Sullivan, the interim Fire Chief on all the work that goes on behind the scenes to make this event work.
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