Tim talks with former N.C. Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr, who has a wealth of knowlege about the NCAA and the Republican Party.



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Former N.C. Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr has spent much of his retirement from the bench battling the NCAA and his own political party.

On this week’s episode of "Tying It Together With Tim Boyum," Tim sits down with Orr to discuss his issues with the collegiate legislative body and the GOP. Orr helps explain the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the NCAA and whether it could lead to student athletes being paid. We also talk about the time he was kicked out of the Republican National Convention.

You don’t want to miss these incredible, firsthand stories and hear why he left the GOP for good.


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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just sound bites. North Carolina veteran reporter and anchor Tim Boyum is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with power players across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores fascinating life stories and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.