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1:35 pm
Tue February 7, 2006

Exploring the Art in Art Therapy

Clay heads from the Carousel exhibit

The art world has long embraced works by untrained artists, calling it folk, primitive, or na?ve art. But two recent exhibits in Wilmington took that idea further, by exploring the intersection of art, and therapy. WHQR's Megan Williams recently visited both shows to learn more about the issues...

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Local Interest
11:49 am
Tue February 7, 2006

Council of State Clears Way for Brunswick Port

Wilmington, NC – The port is planned for 600 acres of land on the Cape Fear River just north of Southport.


It's designed to take in nearly two million containers a year, rivaling the Port of Charleston.


The ports made a $3 million down payment on the land last month, and says the next step is to close on the property in March. After that, there will be environmental impact studies and impact assessments by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Local Interest
11:44 am
Tue February 7, 2006

Council of State Clears Way for Brunswick Port

Wilmington, NC – The international port is planned for 600 acres of land on the Cape Fear River just north of Southport. It's designed to take in nearly two million containers a year, rivaling the Port of Charleston.

The North Carolina State Ports Authority made a $3 million down payment on the land last month, and says the next step is to close on the property in March.

After that, there will be environmental impact studies and impact assessments by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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4:27 pm
Fri February 3, 2006

Girl Scout Badge

Forget the cookies, says commentator Ede Baldridge, it's the latest Girl Scout badge that has her wanting to become a scout.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in the southeast.

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3:06 pm
Thu February 2, 2006

The Bomb Brothers

The variety of North Carolina inventions never fails to amaze commentator Nan Graham. Along with Pepsi, Krispy Kreme and Vicks Vaporub, there are land mines.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our life-long southerner with a new website at www.nangraham.com

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Monday Commentary
10:56 am
Thu February 2, 2006

Photographer Matthew Dols ' Many Ventures

Matthew Dols

Wilmington lost its public darkroom when Tabula Rasa closed its doors last month, but the creative force behind it is still going strong. WHQR's Megan Williams sat down with Tabula Rasa's Matthew Dols to find out what he has planned for the future...

Wilmington, NC, February 3, 2006 – Matthew Dols is the featured speaker at Cameron Art Museum's ArtistSpeak! this Sunday.

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Local Interest
10:42 am
Thu February 2, 2006

What's Next: The Homeless

Wilmington, NC – This week, WHQR is featuring a series of conversations talking about what's ahead in our region.


WHQR's Catherine Welch talks with Katrina Knight, executive director of Good Shepherd Ministries about what she's seeing in the homeless community.


We start off our conversation talking about the people she sees walking through her doors.

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Local Interest
7:25 am
Thu February 2, 2006

What's Next: UNCW Athletics

Wilmington, NC – The basketball team is near the top of Colonial Athletic Association division ranking,the baseball team is getting national attention and members of the UNCW swimming and soccer teams are receiving division and state honors.


But for some reason, the team on everyone's mind is a team the university doesn't even have - football.


Athletic Director Mike Capaccio says it's a subject he talks about - a lot.

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3:29 pm
Wed February 1, 2006

Girl Scout Badge

Forget the cookies, says commentator Ede Baldridge. It's the latest Girl Scout badge that has her wanting to become a scout.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in the southeast.

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Local Interest
1:12 am
Wed February 1, 2006

What's Next: The Film Industry

Wilmington, NC – North Carolina's film industry pushed and lawmakers passed incentives for film production last summer.


The incentives deliver a 15% rebate on goods, services and labor for productions with at least a $250,000 budget.


While the industry is now using the incentives to lure productions, it's keeping an eye on South Carolina, that also has a generous package.

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