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9:06 am
Tue July 13, 2004

I, Yi, Yi, Robot

Wally thinks robots are facinating.

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

What do you think of when you hear the word "robot?" Is it something like R2-D2 from Star Wars? Or is it an alien-looking creature that welds car bodies?

In this Postcard from the Digital Age we're going to talk about the romance and the reality of robots.

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4:12 pm
Mon July 12, 2004

History of Cameron and St.John's

The many twists of fate that would eventually bring a facility and an art collection of national importance to Wilmington.

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

Last Friday, North Carolina?s arts community lost one of it?s greatest figures. Ren Brown, director for almost 20 years of the Cameron Art Museum (formerly St. John?s) died at the age of 57.

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12:49 pm
Fri July 9, 2004

Advise to the Lovelorn

Get back up on that horse, soilder!

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

Today, I?m venturing out into the field of advice to the lovelorn, love worn, and love torn.

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1:50 pm
Thu July 8, 2004

Memory Bank

To paraphrase Faulkner "In the south, the past is never dead. It's not even past."

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

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12:39 pm
Thu July 8, 2004

Portland Parkland

Though separated by nothing less than an entire continent, there are lessons the southeast should learn from the northwest.

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

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1:58 pm
Wed July 7, 2004

Going Tropical

The big, bold, tropical look.

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

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1:49 pm
Tue July 6, 2004

Family Season

Pelicans are not the only group gathering at the shore at this time of year.

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

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9:55 am
Tue July 6, 2004

Economic Indicators and Elections

As crystal balls go, ecomomic history is a spotty predictor of presidential elections.

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

It is commonly believed that economic developments are important factors in determining the outcome of presidential elections. Conventional wisdom holds that an incumbent president will be re-elected when the economy has performed well. Otherwise, the challenger has an advantage.

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11:15 am
Mon July 5, 2004

Sequences

Steven dips into his composer's bag of tricks.

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

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9:30 am
Mon July 5, 2004

Olive's Beach House

In appreciation of something from Evelyn's side of the family.

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

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