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11:59 am
Mon October 31, 2005

In Our Water, Heavy Metals

In Our Water, Heavy Metals

Wilmington, NC – Steve Srkabal studies chemistry of the oceans and coastal environments looking specifically at heavy metals in the environment. We start our conversation talking about where he goes to collect data on heavy metals in the area.

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Local Interest
11:59 am
Mon October 31, 2005

In Our Water, Heavy Metals

Wilmington, NC – Steve Srkabal studies chemistry of the oceans and coastal environments looking specifically at heavy metals in the environment. We start our conversation talking about where he goes to collect data on heavy metals in the area.

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10:11 am
Fri October 28, 2005

A Tour of Oakdale's Funereal Arts

With its centuries of burials, Oakdale Cemetery is the final resting place for much of Wilmington's history, and a gallery of intriguing memorials. In honor of the Halloween season, WHQR's Megan Williams took a tour with the Cemetery's superintendent, Eric Kozen.

A Tour of Oakdale's Funereal Arts

Oct. 28, 2005, Wilmington, NC – Eric Cozen is the Superintendent of Oakdale Cemetery.

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Local Interest
11:09 am
Thu October 27, 2005

In Our Water, Marshes and Wetlands

In Our Water, Marshes and Wetlands

Wilmington, NC – Brooks Avery looks at what happens when salt water moves up bodies of fresh water such as the Cape Fear River. We start our conversation talking about the breakdown of soils in wetland environments and what causes it.

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2:30 pm
Wed October 26, 2005

In Our Water, Fish

In Our Water, Fish

Wilmington, NC – Fred Scharf monitors fish in their first few years of life,looking for factors and patterns that determine their survival. By identifying the challenges Scharf can get a better handle on populations information used to protect a variety of species that live in the water around us.

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11:58 am
Tue October 25, 2005

In Our Water, Rain Water and Hurricanes

In Our Water, Rain Water and Hurricanes

Wilmington, NC – Joan Willey studies the chemistry of rainwater, specifically acid rain in Wilmington and what can be found in hurricane rain. Her research started 20 years ago when one of her students asked a seemly simple question.

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Local Interest
6:02 pm
Mon October 24, 2005

Fire Department's Temporary Sleeping Quarters

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4:04 pm
Mon October 24, 2005

In Our Water, Sewage Spills

In Our Water, Sewage Spills

Wilmington, NC – Dr. Larry Cahoon talks with WHQR's Catherine Welch about what sewage spills and runoff water leave behind.

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Local Interest
11:52 am
Fri October 14, 2005

Amateur Radio Operators

Amateur Radio Operators

Wilmington, NC – After hurricane Katrina, amateur radio operators supplied vital communication to emergency management workers.

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Local Interest
5:15 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

Growing Up in Garden City

Growing Up in Garden City

Wilmington, NC – Wilmington resident Nancy Richardson grew up in Garden City, knew the Clutter family and watched Truman Capote turn one story from her town into an American classic.

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