12:26 pm
Thu November 9, 2006

Selection - End of Seg2

Final 7 minutes of the show

Ends with the three Mitch-Dunbar pieces.

Also: you mentioned early on the idea of weaving Beverly's poem through the show. There's not really time for it in the 1st half, but it works nicely to round out the second. I've used excerpts of her in front of Baba and Valerie's stories, too.

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Local Interest
3:10 am
Thu November 9, 2006

AirTran for Wilmington?

Source: AirTran

Wilmington, NC – AirTran Airways is considering flying into Wilmington, and is asking residents to let it know if Wilmington should become its next destination.

The discount airline has a list of dozens of possible destinations on its website, including Wilmington, and asking people to click and vote from the list.

The Atlanta-based airline currently flies out of Myrtle Beach, Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte and offers some 700 flights out of 50 locations.

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Local Interest
3:37 am
Wed November 8, 2006

Election Night Round Up

Wilmington, NC – Not all of the precincts were in by early Wednesday morning, but here are the results so far.

North Carolina House 17th District

In the 17th House District Race, with 20 of the 22 precincts reporting Republican Incumbent Bonner Stiller has 63% of the vote compared to Democratic Challenger Allan Dameron's 37% of the vote.

The 17th House District is considered a swing district with an even split between Democrats and Republicans and a sizable block of unaffiliated voters.

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Thursday Commentary
4:55 pm
Tue November 7, 2006

Domestic Violence Shelter's Holiday Card

As we head into the holiday greeting card season, commentator Ede Baldridge shares a story from her childhood that guides her to a particular card.

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

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Monday Commentary
4:04 pm
Tue November 7, 2006

The Blues Rock On in Musical Challenge

If your candidate didn't come out on top in yesterday's elections, you might be feeling a little blue this morning. To match your mood, WHQR brings you the music of this year's Blues Challenge. The Cape Fear Blues Society held the contest this past Saturday, inviting local bands and solo acts to compete for a shot at the International Blues Festival in Memphis next February. WHQR's Megan Williams has a look at the challengers in the solo division...

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Local Interest
11:26 am
Tue November 7, 2006

Domestic Violence Shelter's Holiday Card

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

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Local Interest
11:16 am
Tue November 7, 2006

Study Links Landfills To Race and Poverty

Wilmington, NC – New research finds a link between landfill locations in North Carolina and significant minority populations.

After sifting through more than 500 permits on record at the North Carolina Department of Waste Management, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that landfills were twice as likely to be located near communities with a minority population of more than 10% and average housing worth less than $100,000.

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Local Interest
11:13 am
Tue November 7, 2006

Delair Swearing In At City Council Meeting

Wilmington, NC – Wilmington City Council member-elect Pat Delair will be sworn into her city council seat at Tuesday's City Council meeting.


Delair beat the sitting council member J.C. Hearne during last month's special election.


Last summer the council tapped Hearne to fill the term started by Councilman Bill Saffo who moved over into the mayor's seat when Spence Broadhurst left for Greensboro.

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9:28 am
Tue November 7, 2006

'Voices of the Ancestors'

Preliminary mix -- 1:22 total

-Enough music at the end? More?

-Will add Maxwell tomorrow

-Is there a name you prefer to end on?

-Need more whispers? Echo effect?

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4:11 pm
Mon November 6, 2006

ASG - Seg B - very rough cut

Rough cut of 2nd half of show

Has raw intros for Baba Jamal and Valerie Tutson from both Mitch and Sam.

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