Local http://whqr.org en GE Nuclear to Consolidate GLE Operations to Wilmington http://whqr.org/post/ge-nuclear-consolidate-gle-operations-wilmington <p></p><p>The global demand for enriched uranium has dropped.&nbsp;&nbsp; As a consequence, Global Laser Enrichment, part of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, is consolidating operations to Wilmington.</p><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58655 at http://whqr.org GE Nuclear to Consolidate GLE Operations to Wilmington Newly-Launched Program Provides Post-Surgery Medical Care for the Homeless http://whqr.org/post/newly-launched-program-provides-post-surgery-medical-care-homeless <div><p></p><p>A new local program is providing the homeless with shelter while they heal from surgeries. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:40:01 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58606 at http://whqr.org Newly-Launched Program Provides Post-Surgery Medical Care for the Homeless CoastLine: Uses and Misuses of English http://whqr.org/post/coastline-uses-and-misuses-english <p>Our media-saturated society is constantly bombarding us with new expressions. Whether from sports, the media, advertising, business or politics, we hear new ways of using language all the time – the good, the bad, and the ugly. We hear some examples of each in this show.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:31:00 +0000 Cleve Callison 58545 at http://whqr.org CoastLine: Uses and Misuses of English Brunswick County Commissioners Adopt Resolution Opposing Local Housing of Illegal Immigrants http://whqr.org/post/brunswick-county-commissioners-adopt-resolution-opposing-local-housing-illegal-immigrants <p>Brunswick County will not house illegal immigrants, including minors.&nbsp; That’s the County Commissioners’ official response to the recent border surge. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:34:55 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58440 at http://whqr.org Brunswick County Commissioners Adopt Resolution Opposing Local Housing of Illegal Immigrants Permanent Housing for the Disabled Near Greenfield Lake is Progressing http://whqr.org/post/permanent-housing-disabled-near-greenfield-lake-progressing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s taken eight years of planning, but within the next twelve months, work could begin on a new permanent supportive housing facility near Greenfield Lake. WHQR’s Isabelle Shepherd reports the space would provide affordable housing for 40 disabled people.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Permanent supportive housing resembles ordinary rental agreements. The difference: It is geared towards the disabled<strong>,</strong> including veterans and the elderly.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:18:00 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58290 at http://whqr.org Permanent Housing for the Disabled Near Greenfield Lake is Progressing Catlin Challenger Jordan Identifies Film as Signature Issue http://whqr.org/post/catlin-challenger-jordan-identifies-film-signature-issue <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Betsy Jordan, who is Rick Catlin’s Democratic opponent for the North Carolina House of Representatives, has already identified her signature issue: film. </span>WHQR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Isabelle Shepherd reports.</span></p><p>District 20’s Republican incumbent, Rick Catlin, has voted to convert the film tax rebate to a grant program. But his challenger, Betsy Jordan, says this isn’t enough to keep North Carolina competitive in the film industry.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:27:27 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 58278 at http://whqr.org Catlin Challenger Jordan Identifies Film as Signature Issue CoastLine: What's Your Pet Peeve? http://whqr.org/post/coastline-whats-your-pet-peeve <p>A recent <a href="http://whqr.org/post/me-me-me-meeee" target="_blank"><strong>commentary by Nan Graham</strong></a> struck a nerve with listeners who prize good English. But we want to dig a little deeper than a commentary. Join Nan on the next <em><strong>CoastLine</strong></em> for a lighthearted master class on dos and don'ts of our language.</p><p>Everybody has an opinion about their own language. Let us know what you admire, and what bugs you. To join the conversation:</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:13:53 +0000 Cleve Callison 58257 at http://whqr.org CoastLine: What's Your Pet Peeve? CoastLine: Charter Schools in NC -- What Role Do They Play within the Public School System? http://whqr.org/post/coastline-charter-schools-nc-what-role-do-they-play-within-public-school-system <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Charter Schools in North Carolina:&nbsp; What role should they play within the public school system and how is that role changing?&nbsp; Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:05:57 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 58186 at http://whqr.org CoastLine: Charter Schools in NC -- What Role Do They Play within the Public School System? Offshore Wind Energy Advocates say North Carolina Lags Behind Atlantic Coastal States http://whqr.org/post/offshore-wind-energy-advocates-say-north-carolina-lags-behind-atlantic-coastal-states <p></p><p>North Carolina could begin issuing oil and natural gas drilling permits as early as next spring. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:03:38 +0000 Isabelle Shepherd 57890 at http://whqr.org Offshore Wind Energy Advocates say North Carolina Lags Behind Atlantic Coastal States CoastLine: Gang Violence - After all the Community Conversations, What Have We Learned? http://whqr.org/post/coastline-gang-violence-after-all-community-conversations-what-have-we-learned <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><em>Gang violence in our region:&nbsp; After all the community conversations, what have we learned?&nbsp; Are there new, best practices that we're implementing?&nbsp; What's already working that we might expand?&nbsp; How can we improve and refine our approach?&nbsp; </em> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:08:41 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 57811 at http://whqr.org CoastLine: Gang Violence - After all the Community Conversations, What Have We Learned?