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Two good people. One bad relationship.

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A few months ago, I told of a beautiful marriage. Sid and Betty. She, who was paralyzed with a stroke. He, who loved her enough to bring her out of her bed and onto to visit dozens of countries after she said she would never walk again.

Today, a portrait of a divorce. Just as beautiful, in its own strange way.

She works at a local hospital. He in a local business.

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George Scheibner speaks with author, Dr. Philip Furia, our guest at the next meeting of the WHQR / Star News Bookclub. Monday, October 27th at 5:30pm.

Wilmington NC – From an interview with WHQR's George Scheibner, in August 2003, UNCW Professor and author, Dr. Philip Furia shares never before heard stories of one of America's greatest songwriters, the legendary Johnny Mercer.

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A Sci-Fi Spoof of NPR.

Wilmington NC – From the creators of Star Wars, Star Trek, The Matrix, and The Splendid Table...

Comes the inspiration for GALACTIC PUBLIC RADIO!

What is the future of public radio? Find out as WHQR and ESP present this Sci-Fi satire of NPR's finest.

Through the miracle of the Time Wave Intercept for Radio Protocal (T.W.I.R.P.), ESP has recorded radio broadcasts originating in the year 3017.

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Wally has noticed some things while walking his Basset Hound, Shakespeare.

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Shakespeare the Bassett leads me on walks around Wilmington at various times during the day.

When you're out dog walking you notice a lot of different things because your mind is free to roam. But there's one thing you almost always notice. Some folks clean up after their dogs and some don't.

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With Halloween approaching, Lauren has been thinking about something that scares everybody.

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The distinctive voice of poet Andrei Codrescu is often heard on NPR’s All Things Considered, but he’ll be coming to Wilmington for a number of engagements in November.

A Sci-Fi Spoof of NPR.

Wilmington NC – From the creators of Star Wars, Star Trek, The Matrix, and The Splendid Table...

Comes the inspiration for GALACTIC PUBLIC RADIO!

What is the future of public radio? Find out as WHQR and ESP present this Sci-Fi satire of NPR's finest.

Through the miracle of the Time Wave Intercept for Radio Protocals (T.W.I.R.P.), ESP has recorded radio broadcasts originating in the year 3017.

Have you met Grace? Allow Ede to introduce you.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Ede's commentary.

A Sci-Fi Spoof of NPR

Wilmington NC – From the creators of Star Wars, Star Trek, The Matrix, and The Splendid Table...

Comes the inspiration for GALACTIC PUBLIC RADIO!

What is the future of public radio? Find out as WHQR and ESP present this Sci-Fi satire of NPR's finest.

Through the miracle of the Time Wave Intercept for Radio Protocal (T.W.I.R.P.), ESP has recorded radio broadcasts originating in the year 3017.

An Appalachian parable in the tradition of Lee Smith.

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Nicki's review.]

A Sci-Fi Spoof of NPR

Wilmington NC – From the creators of Star Wars, Star Trek, The Matrix, and The Splendid Table...

Comes the inspiration for GALACTIC PUBLIC RADIO!

What is the future of public radio? Find out as WHQR and ESP present this Sci-Fi satire of NPR's finest.

Through the miracle of the Time Wave Intercept for Radio Protocal (T.W.I.R.P.), ESP has recorded radio broadcasts originating in the year 3017.

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Manolito Speaks!

Wilmington NC – From a program broadcast on April 20th, 2003, Host Lucy Vasquez interviews Henry Darrow Delgado. Among his many credits, Henry was the dashing Manolito on the classic TV series "The High Chaparral". Born to Puerto Rican parents in New York this versatile actor is still making a difference.

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Young Dr. David has been looking a little green lately.

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145 years old, this grand facility is one of the crowning jewels of downtown Wilmington.

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Nan Graham will celebrate at the drop of a hat, but has learned it can become a full-time job.

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Forget about those Spring planting stereotypes. Dig now!

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In case you hadn't noticed, October arrives with flash and drama.

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Is a weaker dollar truly beneficial to U.S. economic recovery?

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John and his mom recently did a bit of time travelling.

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Glory!

Superior Court Judge Gary Trawick says there are three choices we make that set the tone for our lives.

Wilmington NC – As a North Carolina Superior Court Judge, Gary Trawick see's many people at a crossroad in their lives.

A life in the court system has taught him that there are things we can not control, but that the choices we make define us for better or worse.

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Intrepid Explorer Ede Baldridge finds a place to get away from it all, in the middle of downtown Wilmington!

Wilmington NC – Commentator Ede Baldridge has a knack for taking us to special places and showing us special sights.

This week finds her in the heart of downtown Wilmington, where a new mural by artist Virginia Wright-Frierson graces the Children's Room at the New Hanover County Public Library.

This celebrated son of North Carolina hails from Hamlet. But the music he made has been heard far and wide.

Wilmington NC – North Carolina Blue Notes features biographies and music of fifteen A-List Jazz and Blues artists who called North Carolina home. The program is produced for WHQR by music journalist Roberta Penn, and hosted by jazz artist and educator Dr. Maurice Martinez.

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Advise from WHQR's resident naturalist on dealing with this subterranean scourge.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button above to hear Andy's recommendations for dealing with THEM!

Colonial and expansionistic, these foreign invaders can wreak havoc.

Getting rid of them can be a frustrating experience and yeild unintended consequences. WQHR's naturalist Commentator Andy Wood says forget the "Shock and Awe" approach. A more selective responce can be far more effective.

Commentator Lauren Levian is finding herself having to adjust to the "relaxed fit" phase of life.

Wilmington NC – Commentator Lauren Levian isn't getting older. She's getting better. Better at finding her way from the Junior Miss to the Women's Department.

As she enters her "control top" days she pauses to reflect on self-image in a world where "what's hot and what's not" changes all too quickly.

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In this Postcard from the Digital Age, Wally Bock looks at the online auction success story that is eBay.

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"eBay Nation"

Book reviewer Nicki Leone asks who really deserves a lifetime achievement award for literary excellence.

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While the rest of the reading public has been wondering who the heck this JM Coetzee guy is that just won the Nobel Prize for literature, I have been watching a different storm raging in a different teacup. This is the season that the National Book Foundation gives out its ?national book awards? for best books of the year.

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Dr. Rosemary DePaolo takes the helm at UNCW.

Wilmington NC – The Fall 2003 semester has begun at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and among the new faces is Dr. Rosemary DePaolo. The new Chancellor took time out of a busy August day to speak with WHQR's Susan Dankel about the path that brought her here, and about her vision for UNCW in the days ahead.

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Thomas Wolfe notwithstanding, thanks to better building codes, you CAN go home again.

Wilmington NC – She made a mess of things but here in Southeastern North Carolina, Hurricane Isabel wasn't as devastating as others of her kind.

Architect and commentator Charles Boney says it wasn't all luck. Better building codes and materials made to withstand such enviornmental pressures played their part as well.

A Veteran of Burma Shave sign days, Nan Graham, a card carrying sign-reader, thinks the Bible Belt has a real flair for epigrammatic wit.

Wilmington NC – Along the many quaint roads in the South, Commentator Nan Graham has noticed that there are signs everywhere.

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Gardening Commentator Barbara Sullivan may be getting a little too wrapped up in the world of plants...

Wilmington NC – Barbara Sullivan's garden, will be one of many on the Art in the Garden Tour, sponsored by the New Hanover County Arboretum. Getting ready for it finds her hard at work, even in her dreams!

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