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11:08 am
Mon April 24, 2006

Primary Candidate Answer Questions about Education

Wilmington, NC – Martin Herring and incumbent Russell Tucker are the democratic candidates looking to challenge republican candidate Richard Kaiser.


Herring studied political science at Fayetteville State and is the father of a son. When asked what needs to be done to bring more qualified teachers to North Carolina schools, he says the state needs to offer competitive employment packages.

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Thursday Commentary
10:03 am
Mon April 24, 2006

Talking to a Friend

Commentator Ed Baldridge shares her insights on the pleasures of public radio work.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in southeastern North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
10:28 am
Sun April 23, 2006

The Turtle and The Tadpoles

Andy Wood was at his desk at home when his older son Robin burst in with a great excuse for a distraction.

Wilmington, NC – Andy WOod is education director for Audubon North Carolina.

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Monday Commentary
10:51 am
Thu April 20, 2006

Gender in the Altogether

UNCW Women's Resource Center

Last night, the Independent Art Company opened the Gender of Art Festival, three evenings of art and performance that tweak expectations about gender... WHQR's Megan Williams sat down with the show's curator to talk about the show's unusual approach. A warning: this interview contains a discussion of male nudity which may not be suitable for children.

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Thursday Commentary
3:01 pm
Wed April 19, 2006

Tomatoes!

In her garden commentary for this week, Barbara Sullivan reveals some old-time tomato growing secrets

Wilmington, NC – Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in historic downtown Wilmington.

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Monday Commentary
12:32 pm
Wed April 19, 2006

Paper Trials

New publications seem to appear on Wilmington's newsstands every few months. Changing technology has made launching new magazines and newspapers easier than ever... but the market suggests, it's no easier to be successful at it. WHQR's Megan Williams has this report.

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Local Interest
10:36 am
Tue April 18, 2006

Wilmington's Corner Stores

Wilmington, NC – The small grocery stores scattered throughout downtown Wilmington are there as a convenient place to pick up eggs or milk.


But many of them also serve as a place where people gather to deal in illegal activity.


The store at 12th and Chestnut in downtown Wilmington sits on one corner targeted by the Wilmington Police Department.

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Thursday Commentary
1:49 pm
Thu April 13, 2006

Easter Outfits: Good Job Brownie!

Easter and children and animals are all part of the glorious season of Spring and celebration, says commentator Nan Graham

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is a lifelong southerner who has a new website at www.nangraham.com. She wishes you and your family a joyous Easter and Passover.

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Local Interest
11:35 am
Thu April 13, 2006

Easter Outfits: Good Job Brownie

Wilmington, NC – Easter and children and animals are all part of the glorious season of Spring and celebration, says commentator Nan Graham.

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Local Interest
5:15 am
Thu April 13, 2006

Freeze on Sewer Hookups

Wilmington, NC – The moratorium on future hookups to the Northeast Interceptor kicks in on May 27th and will expire when work is completed on a segment along Shipyard Boulevard between Holly Tree Road and Stonewall Jackson Drive.


That work is expected to wrap up in November. But in his letter to city officials, the Division of Water Quality's Ed Beck said the moratorium could be extended if city engineering consultants find other critical segments needing repairs.

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