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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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Local Interest
7:40 pm
Mon August 29, 2005

Military Pet Care

Wilmington, NC – Returning troops are not only welcomed home by friends and family, but many are also reunited with the pets they left behind. Finding a place for their pets is not always an easy task. But as WHQR's Gwenyfar Rholer finds there are people in the region who are making it their life's work to help find a safe home for the pets of departing troops.

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Local Interest
5:37 pm
Sun August 7, 2005

Judge Carroll's Call for Duty

Judge Carroll's Call for Duty

Wilmington, NC – Carroll doesn't know where he'll be stationed or for how long. And he had just a little more than a week to pack his bags and say good-bye to his family. Before he left, Carroll sat down with WHQR's Catherine Welch to talk about the role ahead of him overseas and the family that waits for him in Wilmington.

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Local Interest
5:31 pm
Thu July 21, 2005

The Art of Boat Building

The Art of Boat Building

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College held its 6th annual wooden boat show. Some of the boats on display are the creations of students enrolled in the college's boat making class. WHQR's Catherine Welch visited the boat building shop for this audio postcard.

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Local Interest
3:01 pm
Wed July 13, 2005

Making Ends Meet - Who is Poor?

Raleigh, NC – In our series Making Ends Meet reporters from across the state explore what it means to be poor in North Carolina. Laura Leslie kicks off our series with a look at who is poor, where do they live and what the changing demographics mean for North Carolina's future.

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Local Interest
12:30 pm
Wed July 13, 2005

Southport Marina For Sale?

Southport Marina For Sale?

Wilmington, NC – The NC State Ports Authority Board is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting on July 27th centered on the fate of the Southport . Legislation making its way through Raleigh could clear the way for the state to sell it to a private owner. WHQR's Catherine Welch reports.

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Local Interest
6:50 pm
Mon June 13, 2005

Engineer at Odds with Hurricane Numbers

Wilmington, NC – A local engineer with a pet peeve about hurricane predictions gets a nod from a national newspaper. WHQR's Catherine Welch explains.

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Local Interest
6:05 pm
Fri June 3, 2005

State Debates Film Incentives

Wilmington, NC – Before the general assembly adjourns lawmakers will decide if they are going to put in place a statewide incentive plan for the film industry. Opponents call film incentives unfair to other industries operating in the state while supporters say the state could kiss its film industry good-bye if lawmakers fail to enact a plan. WHQR's Catherine Welch reports.

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Local Interest
5:43 pm
Mon May 2, 2005

Pantano Waits for Recommendations

Pantano Waits for Recommendations

Camp Lejeune – The fate of 2nd Lt. Illario Pantano's court martial is now in the hands of an investigating officer who must decide whether he will recommend moving forward with a court martial. Pantano is accused of premeditated murder for killing two Iraqis. His Article 32 hearing ended Saturday after the defense spent all day quizzing Pantano's accuser.

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