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12:36 pm
Thu September 8, 2005

Poem To America

When things were at their worst after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans native Maurice Martinez stopped to set his own reaction to poetry.

Poem To America

Wilmington, NC – Dr. Maurice Martinez is a professor at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington and a native of New Orleans.

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11:43 am
Thu September 8, 2005

Shelter From Katrina

As images of the Superdome pour out of a devestated New Orleans, architect and commentator Charles Boney pyas homage to the building that has saved so many lives.

Wilmington, NC – Charles Boney and his family are happy to live in the historic district of downtown Wilmington.

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4:07 pm
Mon September 5, 2005

Helping Victims of Katrina

As everybody yearns to help victims of Hurricane Katrina, one local pediatrician envies his father.

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

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4:26 pm
Tue August 30, 2005

Southern Transplant

Think you know history? Commentator Nan Graham says you might be surprised to find out who invented the cotton gin.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our life-long southerner. Her newest book of WHQR commentaries "In A Magnolia Minute ... Secrets of a Late Bloomer" is now available at bookstores everywhere and on Amazon.com.

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Local Interest
7:40 pm
Mon August 29, 2005

Military Pet Care

Wilmington, NC – Returning troops are not only welcomed home by friends and family, but many are also reunited with the pets they left behind. Finding a place for their pets is not always an easy task. But as WHQR's Gwenyfar Rholer finds there are people in the region who are making it their life's work to help find a safe home for the pets of departing troops.

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3:39 pm
Mon August 29, 2005

Beloved Horse Barns

Commentator Charles Boney's love of architecture and horses comes together at the horse barns of rural North Carolina.

Wilmington, NC – Charles Boney and his family are happy to live in the historic district of downtown Wilmington.

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9:04 am
Mon August 29, 2005

The Delicious Produce Stand

As gardeners pluck the last offerings of summer fruits and vegitables from their patch of earth,commentator Ede Baldridge set out down back country roads in search of a hearty produce stand.

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

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11:03 am
Fri August 19, 2005

Trunks of Days Gone By

Nan Graham is unloading her car trunk as we speak. Somehow it doesn't have the same cachet as trunks of days gone by.

Nan Graham is our life-long southerner. Her newest book of WHQR commentaries "In a Magnolia Minute ... Secrets of a Late Bloomer" is now available in bookstores.

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10:28 am
Thu August 11, 2005

Sense of Place

No place like home...

Wilmington NC – Click the Listen button to hear Charles' commentary.

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11:49 am
Tue August 9, 2005

Matinee Ideal

The roar of the grease-paint, the smell of the crowd! David recently introduced his kids to the magic of live theatre.

Wilmington NC – [Click the Listen button to hear David's commentary.]

In Rogers and Hammerstein?s Cinderella (recently produced by the Opera House Theater Company) the Fairy Godmother performs a little magic. I?ll admit it?s impressive, what with the mice and the pumpkin, but it?s nothing compared to getting an infant and two preschoolers to Thalian Hall by three PM.

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