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.

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!

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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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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Inside WHQR
9:21 am
Sun April 29, 2012

WHQR wins AP awards for news coverage

Winners in the 2011 North Carolina Associated Press radio and television contest were announced Saturday. WHQR's news team won 8 awards and 5 honorable mentions. Congratulations to a great news team!

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Friday Feedback
10:43 am
Fri October 28, 2011

Friday Feedback for October 28, 2011

Last week we gave you a sample of some comments made by members who joined WHQR during our Fall fund drive that. Now it’s the turn of some of our renewing members.

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Friday Feedback
10:52 am
Fri October 21, 2011

Friday Feedback for October 21, 2011

The Friday after a fund drive is always a good source of material for Friday Feedback, and we had a bumper crop this time, with comments from over 800 listener-members. Of course we’re very happy that the drive went over its goal by the stated end last Tuesday, and especially happy that we had pledges from 295 new members. So we decided to limit today’s selections to new members only, to see what the tipping point is that converts a listener into a member.

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