Thursday Commentary
4:23 pm
Sun October 8, 2006

Migration of the Monarch Butterfly

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Commentator Andy Wood was recently on the road traveling to and from a small rocky island off the coast of Maine when he witnessed monarch butterflies in the midst of their annual migration.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood is education director for Audubon North Carolina.

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Local Interest
8:06 am
Sun October 8, 2006

Stores Busted for Selling Smokes to Minors

Wilmington, NC – North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement agents cited 17 store clerks for selling tobacco to minors during a sweep through the region last month.


Agents targeted stores in Brunswick, Duplin and Onslow counties.


Stores with clerks cited for selling tobacco to minors include the Food Lion on Highway 133 in Southport, Kerr Drugs on North Sycamore in Rose Hill and the Shoreline Chill & Grill on Oak Island.

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Thursday Commentary
2:04 pm
Fri October 6, 2006

Filling In The Gaps

Just recently architects unveiled designs for new housing in Wilmington. This project lead commentator Charles Boney to remind us about the importance of architecture in a "neighborhood's smile."

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

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Thursday Commentary
11:08 am
Fri October 6, 2006

Time to Compost

It's that time of year, not only for pumpkin carving, but as commentator Barbara Sullivan reminds us, it's time to make that compost pile.

Wilmington, NC – Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in historic downtown Wilmington.

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Monday Commentary
2:21 pm
Thu October 5, 2006

Cameron's New Chandelier Causing Controversy

Dixon Stedler's 'Annual'

A gynecologically-themed new purchase by the Cameron Art Museum is raising eyebrows among some of its members.

Wilmington, NC – Some art patrons think the Cameron?s latest work should have stayed in the doctor?s office, and they?re making their views known to the museum.

Museum director Deborah Velders? first purchase for the museum?s collection, a piece titled Annual, is a chandelier made in part from gynecological instruments.

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Monday Commentary
11:27 am
Thu October 5, 2006

Weaving Experience Into Art

Stedler and Brawley searching for scrap wire.

Earlier this year, the Cameron Art Museum offered two young Wilmington artists their first museum show. The result opens this Friday as part of the new exhibition Weave. WHQR's Megan Williams joined the artists earlier this summer, to follow the process of their creation...

Wilmington, NC – Supply shopping for Wilmington artists Dan Brawley and Dixon Stedler requires work gloves, wire cutters and an innocent smile.

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Local Interest
11:16 am
Thu October 5, 2006

Weaving Experience Into Art

Dixon Stedler working on the centerpiece of their exhibition.

Wilmington, NC – Supply shopping for Wilmington artists Dan Brawley and Dixon Stedler requires work gloves, wire cutters, and an innocent smile.

The smile belongs to Stedler, who uses it on the property owners who sometimes catch her popping out of their dumpsters.

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Local Interest
10:46 am
Wed October 4, 2006

Wilmington City Council Candidates Debate

Wilmington, NC – On September 28th, Wilmingont City Council candidates J.C. Hearne and Pat Delair debated some of the major issues facing Wilmington. Listen to that debate.

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Local Interest
5:37 am
Wed October 4, 2006

Body Floating in Cape Fear River Identified

Wilmington, NC – Wilmington Police say they have identified the man found dead last week floating in the Cape Fear River.


Police say the man is 46-year-old Terry Anthony Wilson of Raleigh.


They say a relative living outside the area saw a news story seeking Wilson's identity, and police made a positive I.D. late last night.


Sgt. Warren Kennedy with the Wilmington Police Department says police still don't know why Wilson was in Wilmington.

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Local Interest
4:50 am
Wed October 4, 2006

The Last Sounds of Myrtle Beach's Pavilion

Wilmington, NC – Last Saturday was the last day to ride the Hurricane or eat cotton candy and popcorn at the Pavilion in Myrtle Beach.


The 58-year-old amusement park turned out the lights, making way for a new development on the Grand Strand. WHQR freelance producer Joel Fernando was there for the last ride, and has this audio postcard of what is now just a memory.

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