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Wilmington, NC – The goal for most parents is to deliver a perfect Christmas to their children. Good luck, says commentator David Hill.

Wilmington, NC – Support for local arts and cultural programming comes from WHQR members, and Landfall Foundation, an organization of residents who support projects enhancing health, education and the arts in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties.

Lumberton's Park Bonds

Wilmington, NC – Morning traffic hums on Elizabeth Town road as early autumn winds blow through acres of Pecan Trees.

The old dairy farm reduced to an aging barn and silo sits quietly as residents debate whether it will become part of a new 91-acre park,a place former head of Lumberton Parks and Recreation Wendell Statton envisions filled with ball fields and walking paths.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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