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11:13 am
Wed February 15, 2006

Fleas and Minnie Pearle

Commentator Nan Graham has recently been to Nashville, but it was a trip in the 1950's that was really unforgettable.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our life long southerner with a new website at www.nangraham.com.

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Monday Commentary
1:25 pm
Tue February 14, 2006

Drawing the Line in Memoir

American literary scandals are few and far between, but the flap over fabrications in James Frey's best-selling memoir A Million Little Pieces has echoed among writers and readers around the country. WHQR's Megan Williams looked into how the scandal has played out among local writers...

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Columns
3:27 pm
Mon February 13, 2006

Mother of All Grape Vines

To heck with Napa Valley, says commentator Ede Baldridge, who says the mother of all grape vines is right here in North Carolina.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge wriates about memorable people and places in southeastern North Carolina.

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Movies
10:47 am
Fri February 10, 2006

The Difficult Life of Undocumented Students

North Carolina is home to the fastest growing Latino population in the country, which creates new, and contentious issues for the state. A new documentary looks at the situation of undocumented high school students, who aren't eligible for in-state tuition in North Carolina's higher education system. WHQR's Megan Williams sat down with the film's director, UNCW Education Professor Maurice Martinez...

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1:47 pm
Thu February 9, 2006

Vienna Staatsopera

The celebration surrounding Mozart's birthday sent commentator Charles Boney thinking back to when he visited Vienna's opera house.

Wilmington, NC – Charles Boney and his family are happy to live in the historic district of downtown Wilmington.

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Monday Commentary
1:35 pm
Tue February 7, 2006

Exploring the Art in Art Therapy

Clay heads from the Carousel exhibit

The art world has long embraced works by untrained artists, calling it folk, primitive, or na?ve art. But two recent exhibits in Wilmington took that idea further, by exploring the intersection of art, and therapy. WHQR's Megan Williams recently visited both shows to learn more about the issues...

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Local Interest
11:49 am
Tue February 7, 2006

Council of State Clears Way for Brunswick Port

Wilmington, NC – The port is planned for 600 acres of land on the Cape Fear River just north of Southport.


It's designed to take in nearly two million containers a year, rivaling the Port of Charleston.


The ports made a $3 million down payment on the land last month, and says the next step is to close on the property in March. After that, there will be environmental impact studies and impact assessments by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Local Interest
11:44 am
Tue February 7, 2006

Council of State Clears Way for Brunswick Port

Wilmington, NC – The international port is planned for 600 acres of land on the Cape Fear River just north of Southport. It's designed to take in nearly two million containers a year, rivaling the Port of Charleston.

The North Carolina State Ports Authority made a $3 million down payment on the land last month, and says the next step is to close on the property in March.

After that, there will be environmental impact studies and impact assessments by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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4:27 pm
Fri February 3, 2006

Girl Scout Badge

Forget the cookies, says commentator Ede Baldridge, it's the latest Girl Scout badge that has her wanting to become a scout.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in the southeast.

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3:06 pm
Thu February 2, 2006

The Bomb Brothers

The variety of North Carolina inventions never fails to amaze commentator Nan Graham. Along with Pepsi, Krispy Kreme and Vicks Vaporub, there are land mines.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our life-long southerner with a new website at www.nangraham.com

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