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Coal Ash Rules Meeting In Wilmington With DEQ

Members of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality come to Wilmington Thursday evening for a public meeting about coal ash. The DEQ is drafting new rules to govern its recycling and disposal.

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Are you interested in serving on the Friends of Public Radio Board? WHQR and the Friends of Public Radio are soliciting interested parties to apply for a limited number of positions on our Board of Directors.

We are seeking a diverse population from our listenership who are interested in engaging with the community in meaningful ways, will attend regular monthly meetings, will participate in committee responsibilities and will assist with fundraising.

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WAVE Transit, the Cape Fear region’s public transportation system, is looking toward growth – much like the region it serves.  But financing that growth is a steep road to climb.

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The prospect of drilling off the coast of North Carolina for oil and natural gas is a real one.  Last month, President Donald Trump proposed the opening of nearly all American waters to offshore drilling. This new five-year plan is scheduled to start in 2019.

So far North Carolina’s elected officials are split on whether to support drilling off the coast.

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Seventy-seven people killed their intimate partner in North Carolina last year.   62% of those people used a firearm.  That’s according to the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a  statewide nonprofit organization.

Join other Public Radio lovers, WHQR Community Advisory Board, staff, board and friends at a great spot in Ogden on Thursday, March 1st, from 5pm to 7pm. Celebrate your community focused non-profit radio station while drinking local beer (Broomtail Craft brews and more), enjoying great company, and relaxing in a great setting (with a beautiful beer garden)! Raise a glass to excellent radio, music, culture and an interesting and interested community of listeners. We can't wait to see you there!!!!!

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On Thursday’s CoastLine, what are the impacts of early childhood trauma and is there a way to heal from it?  We’ll explore that with the New Hanover County Executive Director of Smart Start and The Carousel Center’s Clinical Supervisor.

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Commentator Nan Graham provided many details to authorities in order to adopt her new dog. She did not, however, receive all the information about him.

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The Girls Choir-Susan Savia-Stray Local-The Jewell's-Laura McLean-John Fonvielle-Catesby Jones--and on and on. Dozens of musicians will perform songs by Mike Adams at Brooklyn Arts Center's Annex on Thursday, February 22.

The Flu Vaccine: This Year's Strains & Effectiveness

Feb 15, 2018
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This year’s flu season is the worst in a decade. North Carolina has seen 165 deaths since flu season began in October.

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Dr. Faustus is onstage at UNCW Mainstage Theatre through February 25. Listen to Director Christopher Marino and Music Director Adrian Varnum talk about the difficulties involved in selling one's soul to the Devil above.

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Russian police detained Alexei Navalny for less than an hour Thursday, the prominent opposition leader tweeted Thursday. Navalny said that during the brief arrest, which came just as he was leaving a dental appointment, officials warned him that he faces up to 30 days in prison for organizing illegal protests.

"They offered me a lift somewhere," he said, according to a translation by Reuters, "but I declined and have gone to work. I don't understand what happened, and why it took seven people to detain me

Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral is in a dismal state of disrepair and needs $70 million for urgent renovations, according to Michel Picaud, head of Friends of Notre Dame de Paris. One possible solution for the famous church and other religious monuments is to ask patrons to pay an entrance fee, but so far the Church has been against that.

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(U.S. Edition) The Federal Reserve recently issued a statement that we've translated to mean: the U.S. economy has strengthened to the point that the Fed might want to move interest rates even higher than they thought. On today's show, we'll discuss why the markets are getting spooked by this possibility. Afterwards, we'll look at how the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) is failing to provide households with enough nutritious meals, and then talk about how clothing brands putting in more effort to make clothing for people with disabilities.

Aleksandr Krushelnitckii has officially lost his Olympic bronze.

I remember back during the 1997-98 school year when we were all stunned by five school shootings within a period of eight months in places few Americans had heard of: Pearl, Miss., West Paducah, Ky., Jonesboro, Ark., Edinboro, Penn., and Springfield, Ore.

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The MC Erny Gallery Presents "Holding on to Tradition"

A View of Changing Cultures - Opening Reception Friday, February 23rd, Closing Reception Friday, March 23rd, Show Closes Friday, April 13th.

Soup to Nuts LIVE! Presents: David Bolton & Logie Meachum

Thursday, February 22nd
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Prologue: "Things We Do When No One Is Watching"

Now at NOON! Join us Monday, March 12th, as we hear from author Philip Gerard with Ben Steelman of the StarNews.

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NPR Olympic Coverage - Winter Games 2018

Stay up-to-date on this year's Winter Olympics with NPR's "The Torch"!

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The Metropolitan Opera's 2017-18 Schedule

Broadcasts of the 2017-18 Metropolitan Operas start Saturday, December 2nd on 92.7 FM!

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