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4:55 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

NC Reps. Hamilton and Davis Circumspect on Economic & Film Incentive Traction in Raleigh

North Carolina House of Representatives
www.ncleg.net

As North Carolina legislators gear up for a new session, Governor Pat McCrory says economic incentives are his Number One priority.   

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Local
4:31 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

CoastLine: Legislative Look-Ahead with Reps. Ted Davis and Susi Hamilton

North Carolina lawmakers head back to Raleigh January 14th to elect House and Senate leaders. 

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Local
3:07 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

With Cold Blast on the Way, Take Precautions to Avoid Frozen Water Pipes

Dripping water faucet
Angelsharum

With the impending blast of cold weather on tap later this week, officials with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority are advising water customers to take precautions to avoid frozen or bursting water pipes.

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Local
10:32 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

NHC Commissioners Consider Approving $40-plus million for CFCC's Planned Tech Building

CFCC's Plan for new Advanced and Emerging Technologies Building
Cape Fear Community College

Does this region need a new facility on the Cape Fear Community College campus – built courtesy of New Hanover County taxpayers? 

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Midday Interviews
1:35 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Midday Interview: Morganna Bridgers and Justin Smith on "HAIR"

Curtis Scott Brown

Cape Fear Theatre Arts presents HAIR, the American Tribal Love Rock Musical at Thalian Hall later this month. Director Justin Smith and prop mistress/actress Morganna Bridgers discuss why a show from the Vietnam era is still relevant to audiences today. The show runs Thursdays-Sundays until January 18. Performances are at Thalian Hall at 7:30 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and at 3:00 pm on Sundays. Tickets are available at thalianhall.org or at 910. 632. 2285

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Listeners share their views
5:00 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Friday Feedback for January 2, 2015

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Listener Anne wrote:

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Soup to Nuts Live! 1/15/15
4:07 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Soup to Nuts Live! Catesby Jones ft. Susan Savia

Catesby Jones
Star News Online

Catesby Jones: For Catesby Jones, the magic all started with a Christmas gift; his first guitar. Inseparable from that point on, Catesby soon mastered the sounds of The Beatles, The Beach Boys and The Ventures. During his time at Transylvania University in Lexington, KY (not too far a cry from his birth place in Ohio) Catesby played at coffee houses and perfected his song writing skills. Before returning to his hometown where he recorded his first album All Grown Up Now, Catesby earned a highly sought after spot in the New York College Coffeehouse Circuit Tower.

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January 12, 2015 @ 7PM
12:48 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Prologue: Taylor Brown on "Fallen Land" and "In the Season of Blood and Gold"

Join Ben Steelman of the Star News and one of the South's best up-and-coming fiction writers, Taylor Brown, to talk about Brown's debut novel Fallen Land, as well as his recently published collection of short stories, In the Season of Blood and Gold

Monday, January 12, 7 PM
MC Erny Gallery, 254 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor

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Local
6:33 pm
Sun December 28, 2014

In the Lab with Next Glass: a Lesson on the Science of Taste

Beer waiting to be analyzed in the Next Glass lab at UNCW's CREST Research Park

Next Glass, often unofficially described as the Pandora of wine and beer, is an app for smart phones that purports to tell users – with a high degree of scientific certainty -- how much they’ll enjoy a particular bottle. 

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7:11 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Friday Feedback for December 26, 2014

Jemila Ericson at a Homes of Hope orphanage in India

Listener Robert made a contribution and wrote:

I listen less and less to WHQR, particularly since the transition to the new format. What little listening is to the news station. Pity.

This listener heard a bilingual Christmas music program on Classical HQR last Friday.

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