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1:19 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

WHQR'S Fundraising Luncheon with Cokie Roberts is Full - Thank You Everyone

EVENT FULL

NO MORE SEATS AVAILABLE

THANK YOU EVERYONE!

Wednesday, June 3 at 12 PM

Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Riverside

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Friday, May 8
12:11 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Last Chance to see "Moments of the Past" by Bradley Carter and Jason Parker

It's Been Too Long
Brad Carter

This is your last chance to see the magnificent, once-in-a-lifetime collection by local talents Bradley Carter and Jason Parker, "Moments of the Past." Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10 AM - 4 PM. Don't miss out on this unique experience. 

Midday Interviews
1:13 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Opera Wilmington Sings Broadway

Nancy King & Bella Stollenmaier

Opera Wilmington has crafted a Mother's Day Brunch that features the top vocal talents in our area.   Opera Wilmington Sings Broadway is a showcase for Golden Age show tunes from Show Boat, Guys and Dolls, South Pacific, just to name a few.  Phil Furia from WHQR's Great American Songbook is the

well-versed musical genius emceeing the event.

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May 25-27 at 7 PM, May 27 at 4 PM
12:55 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Cinematique Presents "While We're Young"

A comedy from Noah Baumbach ( The Squid and the Whale, Frances Ha) starring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York couple in their forties  who gravitate towards a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried) until Josh begins to suspect his new best friend might not be as straightforward as he thought. (R, 1 hr 34 min)

Monday-Wednesday, May 25-27, 7 PM

Wednesday, May 27, 4 PM

Thalian Hall Main Stage

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Listeners share their views
5:00 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Friday Feedback for May 1, 2015

George Scheibner
Credit Wilmnigton StarNews

Last week I read a message from Scott, who was having trouble getting our webstream on his iPhone. On our web page M R W wrote:

Scott could also try the NPR News app for listening on his phone. it has streams of both HQR stations and has always worked well for me.

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Midday Interviews
9:08 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Brunswick Concert Band: Traditional & Contemporary

Tom Smicklas, Clarinetist

The Brunswick Concert Band is celebrating 30 years of performance with style-"The Sound of America" salutes Count Basie, marches with Sousa, and takes us to the movies, from The Wizard of Oz to The Hunger Games.   The president of Brunswick Bands, Tom Smicklas, tells us this community band boasts 72 member, aged 13-87.  This concert is conducted by Michael Stringer. 

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Local
4:19 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

CoastLine: Economic Development Strategy in the Cape Fear

Wilmington Riverfront
Wilmington Downtown Inc.

This broadcast of CoastLine 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.

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Local
2:33 pm
Tue April 28, 2015

Alternative Funding Measures for Infrastructure Development Along 421 Corridor

Proposed Additions to the 421 Corridor
New Hanover County Manager's Office

New Hanover County has started extending water and sewer lines to the 421 Corridor. But the project’s twelve million dollar price tag has some county commissioners seeking alternative funding measures.

To fund the infrastructure development along the 421 Corridor, county managers are looking into federal grants to help lessen the burden on New Hanover.

Mayor Bill Saffo suggests private investment. As an example, he cites Duke Energy’s work to run water lines to the Flemington sites, which have contaminated wells.

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Local
2:12 pm
Tue April 28, 2015

Funding the 421 Corridor Improvements: An Interview with NHC Commissioner Woody White

Primary Service Plan to 421 Corridor
New Hanover County Manager's Office

The price tag to extend water and sewer service along the 421 Corridor is twelve million dollars. WHQR’s Isabelle Shepherd spoke with New Hanover County Commissioner Woody White about ways the county might offset the costs of the project.

Isabelle Shepherd: At the meeting between the city and county, you suggested selling county property to help offset the costs of infrastructure development along the 421 Corridor. What county property did you have in mind? And has that idea caught hold with the rest of the Board of Commissioners?

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Inside WHQR
11:06 am
Tue April 28, 2015

StarNews Celebrates 50 Years of George Scheibner On Air

WHQR is proud to point the spotlight at one of our most dedicated, knowledgeable and all around passionate staff members, George Scheibner. George has been a DJ, radio personality and friend to us all for over 50 wonderful years and we couldn't be happier that Ben Steelman has taken the time to remind listeners just how much George Scheibner really shines. Be sure tocheck out the George slideshow above!

To read the in-depth article recently published in the StarNews please click here

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