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11:25 am
Wed October 25, 2006

18th House District Race: Landfill Moratorium

Wilmington, NC – WHQR this week is asking candidates in two state house races five questions on some of the most pressing issues facing North Carolina. Today we're focusing on the 18th District House race and the one-year landfill moratorium.


Frankie Roberts

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Local Interest
11:21 am
Wed October 25, 2006

17th House District Race: Landfill Moratorium

Wilmington, NC – WHQR this week is asking candidates in two state house races five questions on some of the most pressing issues facing North Carolina. Today we're focusing on the 17th District House race and the one-year landfill moratorium.

Allan Dameron

Democrat Allan Dameron is a North Carolina native who worked his way through Guilford College working for the North Carolina prison system.

A realtor, he's lived in Brunswick County for the last 16 years.

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Thursday Commentary
4:32 pm
Tue October 24, 2006

Trick or Treat

Halloween a minor holiday? Not at commentator David Hill's house.

Wilmington, NC – Dr. David Hill is a pediatrician who lives and writes in Wilmington.

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Local Interest
8:40 am
Tue October 24, 2006

Lumberton Civic Center in Limbo

Lumberton, NC – Step into the old Carolina Theater, and you enter an echoingly large space. But for Executive Director Richard Sceiford, the building, which houses Lumberton's civic center, could be much bigger than just its several hundred seats. It could be something that helps define the town's future.

If the town can afford it.

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Local Interest
1:32 am
Tue October 24, 2006

18th House District Race: Health Care

Wilmington, NC – WHQR this week is asking candidates in two state house races five questions on some of the most pressing issues facing North Carolina. Focusing on the 18th District House race, the issue is health care for a growing senior population.


This is the second time Republican Frankie Roberts has challenged Thomas Wright for the 18th District seat.


Frankie Roberts


Born in Wilmington, Roberts runs a non-profit that finds homes and jobs for ex-offenders.

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Local Interest
1:27 am
Tue October 24, 2006

17th House District Race: Health Care

Wilmington, NC – WHQR this week is asking candidates in two state house races five questions on some of the most pressing issues facing North Carolina. Focusing on the 17th District House race, the issue is health care for a growing senior population.


Allan Dameron


Democrat Allan Dameron is a North Carolina native who has lived in Brunswick County for the last 16 years and runs his own real estate company.

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Local Interest
1:12 am
Tue October 24, 2006

Trick or Treat

Wilmington, NC – Dr. David Hill is a pediatrician who lives and writes in Wilmington.

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Thursday Commentary
9:49 am
Mon October 23, 2006

Here Come The Toads!

The sudden arrival of a very small amphibian around local small ponds can be traced back to Tropical Storm Ernesto and our wet autumn, says commentator Andy Wood.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood is education director at Audubon North Carolina.

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Local Interest
5:57 am
Mon October 23, 2006

The Health of Brunswick County

Wilmington, NC – The Centers for Disease Control is currently surveying residents of Brunswick County to get an idea of how healthy people are across the nation.

Brunswick County was randomly chosen by the national agency, as are the participants of the survey. CDC Study Manager, Sherwin Bates, says the data received is used to find out the health needs of Americans.

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Local Interest
2:26 am
Mon October 23, 2006

18th House District Race: Eminent Domain

Wilmington, NC – All this week WHQR is asking candidates in two state house races five questions on some of the most pressing issues facing North Carolina. Focusing on the 18th District House race we start this morning talking about eminent domain.


Frankie Roberts


Republican Frankie Roberts stepped into the race with less than 100 days to campaign after his wife stepped out of the race for personal reasons.

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