On the next CoastLine, Cokie Roberts is coming to Wilmington. The NPR news analyst’s new book, Capital Dames, chronicles the contributions of women in Washington during the Civil War. We’ll hear about the book – and her work as a political analyst.
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This broadcast ofCoastLine originally aired on May 20, 2015.
New Hanover County is seeing a rise in the number of children in need of foster homes.
While the reasons for the increase aren’t clear, public officials are taking another look at services for kids who have been removed from their family homes because of abuse or neglect. There is also legislation on the table that would divert more funding to prevent kids coming out of foster care from heading straight into homelessness.
This broadcast ofCoastLine originally aired on April 29, 2015.
There’s good economic news today: unemployment is down slightly, and Wilmington has earned another accolade: a San Francisco-based financial planning website named it the second-best city in the nation to start a business.
The development of the Cape Fear region – which includes Pender and Brunswick Counties – is all about coordinated strategy.
This broadcast ofCoastLine originally aired on April 15, 2015.
A new culture of foodies and environmentalists has popularized the notion of organic, locally-sourced food.
And as the foodie community grows in the region, so does the divergence between the people who can afford to make healthier, more sustainable choices, and the people who suffer from food insecurity – which can mean not knowing where the next meal is coming from – or having to choose between paying an electric bill and buying food.