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3:06 pm
Wed December 21, 2005

The Perfect Christmas

Wilmington, NC – The goal for most parents is to deliver a perfect Christmas to their children. Good luck, says commentator David Hill.

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3:09 pm
Mon December 19, 2005

What I Don't Want for Christmas

Everyone knows what they want for Christmas, and commentator Ede Baldridge knows exactly what she doesn't want this year.

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

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11:57 am
Wed December 14, 2005

The Beauty of Gothic Architecture

Commentator Charles Boney offers inspiration from twelth-century France as a prelude to the holiday season.

Wilmington, NC – Charles Boney and his wife are happy to make their home in Wilmington's historic district.

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Local Interest
11:50 am
Wed December 14, 2005

Knitting Up A Storm

Wilmington, NC – Support for local arts and cultural programming comes from WHQR members, and Landfall Foundation, an organization of residents who support projects enhancing health, education and the arts in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties.

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Arts
9:29 am
Wed December 14, 2005

Wilmington Knitting Groups Bond Women Together

There are only 11 shopping days left before Christmas and Hanukkah. But for the area's knitters, those two weeks are more likely to be filled with flashing needles than ringing cash registers. Knitting is a hot hobby right now, with a surprising range of fans. WHQR's Megan Williams checked in with the crafty set, and has this report.

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9:17 am
Mon December 12, 2005

Gardening Gifts

Commentator Barbara Sullivan has Twelve Days of Christmas gift ideas for the gardener on your holiday list.

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

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Monday Commentary
9:33 am
Fri December 9, 2005

Moravian Candle Tea, a Wilmington Christmas Tradition

For more than twenty years, Wilmington's Covenant Moravian church has hosted their annual candle tea on the first Saturday in December. Moravians are world's oldest Protestant denomination -- they predate Luther and the Reformation -- but also, until recent years, one of its smallest. WHQR's Megan Williams went to Covenant to talk with Pastor Jon Peterson about the festival, and the church's future.

Wilmington, NC, December 9, 2005 – Reverend Jon Peterson is the pastor of Covenant Moravian Church.

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3:13 pm
Wed December 7, 2005

Lost and Found

The loss of a beloved pet inspired commentator Ede Baldridge to look into the well being of dozens of dogs and cats taking shelter in Wilmington after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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

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Monday Commentary
2:27 pm
Wed December 7, 2005

Modern Dance : From the Inside Out

This year, the North Carolina Dance Festival celebrates its fifteenth season bringing performances to communities around the state. WHQR's Megan Williams talked with two local choreographers participating in the festival about this unique genre of movement.

Wilmington, NC, December 7, 2005 – The Dance Cooperative is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching and performing dance in the Wilmington area.

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1:40 pm
Wed December 7, 2005

Gilded Age

Midas had the golden touch, which turned out to be a curse. Commentator Nan Graham says so did many young wives of the 60's when they discovered the spray can marked "Metalic Gold."

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our lifelong southerner with a new webiste at www.nangraham.com.

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