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5:00 am
Mon February 16, 2015

From the StoryCorps Archives: Katherine Weller to her Twins on their Remarkable Grandmother

Margaret Weller-Stargell, Katherine Weller, Frances Weller

It was four years ago when twin sisters Frances Weller and Margaret Weller-Stargell came to WHQR to record a conversation while the national StoryCorps project was in Wilmington. 

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Local
6:01 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

CoastLine: Oil and Gas Development off the North Carolina Coast

Offshore oil and gas exploration:  could it come to the North Carolina coast? 

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Local
5:17 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

NC Could See Offshore Oil & Gas Development by 2021; Testing Could Begin Within Months

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

The mid-Atlantic region, from Virginia to Georgia, could see offshore oil and gas development by the year 2021. 

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Local
1:11 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Energy Industry Leaders Want More From Draft Plan for Oil & Gas Drilling

Semisubmersible Oil Drilling Rig
Wikimedia Commons

The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management recently released a draft strategy for offshore oil and gas leasing. Now, the federal government is hosting a series of meetings around the country to gain public input. But leaders of the energy industry say the government’s draft plan of leasing areas isn’t enough.  

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Wednesday, February 11 at Noon
12:25 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

On the Next CoastLine: Offshore Drilling

On the next Coastline: The Obama administration just approved a draft map that could open up the North Carolina coast to offshore drilling. How soon could oil and gas exploration begin? How would it affect our economy? Our environment? Can offshore drilling and wind coexist? 

Tune in Wednesday, February 11 at noon. 

Abigail Ross Hopper, Director of the Bureau of Ocean Management will join us by phone from Washington, D.C. 

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Local
9:59 am
Thu February 5, 2015

UNCW's Interim Chancellor Works to Connect State & Higher Education Leadership

UNCW's Interim Chancellor, William Sederburg
University of North Carolina-Wilmington

In the last year, there have been a slew of departures from the two higher education institutions in the Cape Fear Region. UNCW’s Interim Chancellor, Dr. William Sederburg, spoke with WHQR.  

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities represents 430 colleges and universities, including UNCW. Within that advocacy group, Dr. William Sederburg chairs a national task force that aims to make higher education a state policy priority. He says North Carolina is a perfect example of why such a goal is necessary:

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Local
5:48 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

CoastLine: Higher Education in the Cape Fear Region

In less than one year, the Cape Fear region has witnessed the resignations of half a dozen high-profile members of the leadership at UNCW. 

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Local
5:30 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Transition in UNC System Reflects National Trend, says UNCW Int. Chancellor

We’ve reported recently on what has seemed to be unprecedented turnover at UNCW. 

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Wednesday, February 4 at Noon
11:15 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Next CoastLine: Higher Education in Cape Fear

On the next Coastline we'll explore what's happening with Wilmington's institutions of higher education.

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Local
3:17 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

CoastLine: Unpacking Three Comprehensive Plans - City, County, Tri-County Region

Three Comprehensive Plans are simultaneously taking shape in the Cape Fear region.

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