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12:24 pm
Tue June 8, 2004

No Fault

30 years after the creation of No-Fault divorce, Dennis considers it as a matter of economics.

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

I have long been struck by the statistic that, in the United States, about 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. To my economist?s eye, this seems inefficient. Aren?t we wasting scarce resources by starting new families only to have their lives cut short? Then, often starting over with new marriages, new divorces, ad infinitum.

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4:28 pm
Mon June 7, 2004

Real American Idols

Simon Cowell or Christopher O'Riley? Steven casts his vote for the real Idol-maker.

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

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11:19 am
Mon June 7, 2004

Summertime at Lake Junaluska

Summer finds John intentionally setting his mind adrift.

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

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2:36 pm
Thu June 3, 2004

Only Say The Word

The recent movement by Catholic bishops to deny communion to politicians whose views are not consistent with those of the church has Paul considering the question of worthiness.

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1:31 pm
Thu June 3, 2004

Single Parenting

Being a Superior Court judge can't be an easy task, but Gary says it pales in comparison to what he calls "the most difficult job in the world."

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

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2:38 pm
Wed June 2, 2004

Spider Wasp

Andy recently witnessed nature's drama in his backyard.

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10:10 am
Wed June 2, 2004

Nutraceuticals

Long a favorite of area residents, the health benefits of the Muscadine grape are just beginning to be fully understood.

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

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2:14 pm
Tue June 1, 2004

Memorial Day

Yesterday was Memorial Day and that has Wally thinking about today.

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

Yesterday was Memorial Day. With ceremonies and speeches, with long silences and with toasts we remembered. We remembered our absent friends, for me, especially, Sario and Mike and Big Jim.

We remembered husbands and uncles, fathers and friends and sons and daughters. We reflected on them and on the sacrifice they made for our freedom.

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11:53 am
Tue June 1, 2004

Wedding Eve

The story of a bride-to-be with ample reason to blush.

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

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1:01 pm
Mon May 31, 2004

Penny Wise

In a time when we are all looking to streamline our budgets, David takes a financial cue from the North Carolina Legislature.

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Penny Wise

Our leaders must be smart or they wouldn?t be our leaders, right? So I?ve decided to manage my money just like the North Carolina House of Representatives is managing the state budget. What could go wrong?

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