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10:55 am
Mon November 7, 2005

Lumberton's Park Bonds

An old barn and silo sit on part of what would be the newest park in Lumberton.

Lumberton's Park Bonds

Wilmington, NC – Morning traffic hums on Elizabeth Town road as early autumn winds blow through acres of Pecan Trees.

The old dairy farm reduced to an aging barn and silo sits quietly as residents debate whether it will become part of a new 91-acre park,a place former head of Lumberton Parks and Recreation Wendell Statton envisions filled with ball fields and walking paths.

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Theatre
3:02 pm
Wed November 2, 2005

The Musical Pompeii: Local Opening, National Ambitions

The musical Pompeii is already a top seller at Thalian Hall, but the show has bigger ambitions than Port City. WHQR's Megan Williams looks down the long road from Wilmington to Broadway.

The Musical Pompeii: Local Opening, National Ambitions

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11:28 am
Wed November 2, 2005

Pompeii: The Musical And The Architecture

A new musical about the life of Pompeii has architect Charles Boney recalling the significance of that colorful city.

Pompeii: The Musical And The Architecture

Charles Boney and his wife are proud to support the music, the culture and the people that are WHQR.

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3:14 pm
Mon October 31, 2005

Planning for Tulips

In her garden commentary for this week, Barbara Sullivan talks about those old Dutch beauties - the tuplips.

Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in historical downtown Wilmington where she has recently been seen nibbling on tulip bulbs.

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Local Interest
11:59 am
Mon October 31, 2005

In Our Water, Heavy Metals

Wilmington, NC – Steve Srkabal studies chemistry of the oceans and coastal environments looking specifically at heavy metals in the environment. We start our conversation talking about where he goes to collect data on heavy metals in the area.

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Local Interest
11:59 am
Mon October 31, 2005

In Our Water, Heavy Metals

In Our Water, Heavy Metals

Wilmington, NC – Steve Srkabal studies chemistry of the oceans and coastal environments looking specifically at heavy metals in the environment. We start our conversation talking about where he goes to collect data on heavy metals in the area.

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Local
10:11 am
Fri October 28, 2005

A Tour of Oakdale's Funereal Arts

With its centuries of burials, Oakdale Cemetery is the final resting place for much of Wilmington's history, and a gallery of intriguing memorials. In honor of the Halloween season, WHQR's Megan Williams took a tour with the Cemetery's superintendent, Eric Kozen.

A Tour of Oakdale's Funereal Arts

Oct. 28, 2005, Wilmington, NC – Eric Cozen is the Superintendent of Oakdale Cemetery.

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Books
4:07 pm
Thu October 27, 2005

Author Searches for Family's Checkered Past

Author Laurie Gunst came to Wilmington in September for a reading at the library from her new memoir. Although the book is mostly about her childhood in Richmond, Gunst's roots in Cape Fear go way back. She led WHQR's Megan Williams on a walking tour of her family's history.

Oct. 10, 2005, Wilmington, NC – Laurie Gunst is the author of the memoir, "Off White."

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Local Interest
11:09 am
Thu October 27, 2005

In Our Water, Marshes and Wetlands

In Our Water, Marshes and Wetlands

Wilmington, NC – Brooks Avery looks at what happens when salt water moves up bodies of fresh water such as the Cape Fear River. We start our conversation talking about the breakdown of soils in wetland environments and what causes it.

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3:16 pm
Wed October 26, 2005

Road to Montgomery

The death of Rosa Parks stirred up memories of a journey through the south many years ago.

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

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