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Thursday Commentary
12:45 pm
Thu December 7, 2006

Remembering Pearl Harbor

World events do affect little children ? even in the pre-tv days when we all listened to the radio. Commentator Nan graham remembers an unforgettable December afternoon.

Wilmington, NC – World events do affect little children ? even in the pre-tv days when we all listened to the radio. Commentator Nan graham remembers an unforgettable December afternoon.

Nan Graham's book "In A Magnolia Minute" a collection of WHQR commentaries on life in the south is available at bookstores.

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Thursday Commentary
6:42 am
Thu December 7, 2006

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Wilmington, NC – World events do affect little children even in the pre-tv days when we all listened to the radio. Commentator Nan graham remembers an unforgettable December afternoon.

Nan Graham's book In A Magnolia Minute a collection of WHQR commentaries on life in the south is available at bookstores.

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Local Interest
5:30 am
Wed December 6, 2006

Deputies Identified In Suspect Shooting

Wilmington, NC – New Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey has released the names of the deputies involved in the shooting death of an 18-year-old suspect.

The three deputies named in the incident are 39-year-old Greg Johnson, 34-year-old Larry Robinson and 34-year-old Christopher Long.

The three deputies are currently on paid administrative leave during the investigation.

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Thursday Commentary
12:59 pm
Tue December 5, 2006

Lebanese Hospitality

With a season of holiday gatherings and dinner parties looming just ahead, commentator Ede Baldridge remembers one particularly special meal she shared with her neighbors...

Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in the Southeast.

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Local Interest
6:19 am
Tue December 5, 2006

Search Warrant In Deadly Shooting

Peyton Strickland
credit: facebook.com

Wilmington, NC – The funeral is Wednesday afternoon for the 18-year-old suspect shot and killed as UNCW police and New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies were issuing a search warrant.


UNCW police and deputies from an elite unit at the sheriff's department teamed up to issue search and arrest warrants for Peyton Strickland.

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Local Interest
6:23 am
Mon December 4, 2006

Distric Attorney: This Is A Tragic Situation

Second suspect Ryan David Mills in the center of photo attached to police warrant
credit; campusblender.com

Wilmington, NC – District Attorney Ben David says he will meet tomorrow with the father of slain suspect Peyton Strickland.

David says he has already talked with Don Strickland about this weekend's deadly incident and has told Strickland that he will follow the truth.

Sheriff's deputies team up with UNCW police Friday night to serve search and arrest warrants at Strickland's Wilmington home when he was shot and killed inside the doorway.

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Local Interest
3:26 am
Sat December 2, 2006

Saturday News in Review

Wilmington, NC – Flooding hits the region, Governor Easley releases money for tornado victims and the state's GOP wrangles over its next leader. Catherine Welch recaps these and other stories on this week's WHQR Saturday News Review.

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Monday Commentary
12:17 pm
Thu November 30, 2006

Arts Groups Pick Up Grants

A number of the region's artists and arts organizations will pick up some nice cheques this year through the North Carolina Arts Council's grassroots grant program.

Wilmington, NC – The $235,141 in grassroots grants distributed to Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, and Pender Counties will fund 13 groups and a number of individual artists ? everything from a puppetry program in Columbus County schools to the Brunswick County Arts Council to UNCW Art Department chair Donald First.

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Local Interest
11:10 am
Thu November 30, 2006

Affordable Housing in Wilmington

Wilmington, NC – Changes are ahead for the Wilmington skyline. Not only by the new PPD headquarters but by projects from the Wilmington Housing Authority, which has residential towers both going up and possibly coming down.

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Local Interest
11:06 am
Thu November 30, 2006

The Fate of Riseley Pier

Wilmington, NC – Hurricane Ophelia last year blew away Camp Lejeune's Riseley Pier, and now officials at the base have put plans to rebuild the pier on the back burner.


The wooden pier was rebuilt once before in the in 1980's. And Camp Lejeune spokesperson Craig Thomas says when bids came in at around $3-million to rebuild it a second time, the costs knocked the project down the priority list.

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