CoastLine

Friday Feedback
5:00 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Friday Feedback for March 15, 2013

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Long-time friend of the station Bo Biggs of Lumberton was concerned enough about a recent Diane Rehm show that he wrote a detailed criticism. Here are some excerpts:

As a long time listener of WHQR, I can appreciate the balancing act of views as over the years, the station has ventured into more talk vs. music, using the many excellent NPR programs. In that reflection, I have always maintained that a balance of views, be they the left or right, Democrat or Republican, or more close to home, Titan Cement’s pros or cons, be discussed.

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Local Talk
8:54 am
Sat March 9, 2013

CoastLine: Reporters' Roundtable March 14

Thursday at 3 pm

On this special edition of CoastLine, we featured a Reporters' Roundtable. Host Rachel Lewis Hilburn spoke with two veteran journalists, reporter Kevin Maurer of the StarNews and Scott Pickey, news director of WWAY/TV3. The topic: What are the top stories on the minds of WHQR listeners? Find out what they explored on today's edition of CoastLine.

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CoastLine is part of WHQR News' ongoing effort to promote civil discourse, foster appreciation for differing points of view, and deepen listeners’ understanding of community issues. Hosted by Rachel Lewis Hilburn, the show features in-studio guests and your questions!

Local
4:50 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

CoastLine: What the changing tax system could mean for you

Would you rather pay state income tax or pay 8% more for groceries, tax on all internet purchases, and pay tax on services not currently taxed - such as accountants and hair stylists?

Tax Reform: It sounds odious, confusing, complicated. And while most lawmakers in Raleigh agree that the current system needs to be updated, they don't yet agree on how to do it.

We explore what the changing tax system could mean for you on this edition of CoastLine (broadcast date: 3/7/13)

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Listeners share their views
5:00 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Friday Feedback for March 1, 2013

Listener Mary Stephenson wrote on Wednesday:

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Local
4:58 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

CoastLine: does a Titan Cement plant fit the landscape of the Cape Fear Region?

On this special edition of CoastLine, host Rachel Lewis Hilburn spoke with Coastal Scientist Tracy Skrabal of the NC Coastal Federation, Kate Queram, environmental Reporter for the StarNews, and Dr. Craig Galbraith, Professor at UNCW's Cameron School of Business. The topic: does a Titan Cement plant fit the landscape of the Cape Fear Region? Listen to find an exploration of the potential environmental and economic impacts of heavy industry in New Hanover County.

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