Coastline

CoastLine​, a call-in, variety news show airs Wednesdays from 12:06 pm - 1pm on WHQR.

Every week, we’ll look into issues that matter in the Cape Fear Region. Host Rachel Lewis Hilburn will interview expert guests and invite you to join the conversation.

Tell us what topics you would like discussed on CoastLine. Email thoughts and suggestions to coastline@whqr.org.  

You can now subscribe to our CoastLine podcast on iTunes. Search WHQR-FM: CoastLine to hear our most recent shows. 

On the Next CoastLine: As Independence Day approaches, StarNews reporter and columnist Ben Steelman and Thalian Hall director Tony Rivenbark peer into Wilmington's past with stories of the Bellamy Mansion, the Battleship North Carolina and many more. 

Remember, this is a LIVE broadcast so please call, email or tweet comments and questions to:

CoastLine phone:  910.343.1138 

Email:  coastline@whqr.org

CoastLine comment line (leave a question or comment anytime): 910-361-COAST

Twitter: @coastlinehqr 

CoastLine is produced by Ken Campbell and hosted by Rachel Lewis Hilburn.

Ways To Connect

Seven shark attacks in a month off the North Carolina coast – most of them causing serious injury – is record-breaking.  On the next CoastLine, we’ll talk with a researcher about shark habits, safety protocols, and whether you have anything to worry about the next time you head to the beach. 

Listen for CoastLine Wednesday at 12:06 on HQR News 91 3 FM.   

Send your questions or comments or comments any time to coastline@whqr dot org.  And follow us on Twitter at coastlinehqr.

On the next CoastLine: As Independence Day approaches, StarNews reporter and columnist Ben Steelman and Thalian Hall director Tony Rivenbark peer into Wilmington's past with stories of the Bellamy Mansion, the Battleship North Carolina and many more. 

Remember, this is a LIVE broadcast so please call, email or tweet comments and questions to:

CoastLine phone:  910.343.1138 

Email:  coastline@whqr.org

CoastLine comment line (leave a question or comment anytime): 910-361-COAST

carolinarivers.com

Anthropologist Monroe Fisher's African trail was called one of the "world’s best hikes" by the National Geographic. His new project, Carolina Rivers, has begun documenting 32 rivers of North and South Carolina. He was our our guest on CoastLine on June 17th, 2015.

On the next CoastLine: The most recent Power Breakfast explored the role of news media in the community. This week we’ll be sitting down for a Reporters’ Round Table with Greater Wilmington Business Journal Editor Vicky Janowski and WECT Anchor Jon Evans.

Remember, this is a LIVE broadcast so please call, email or tweet comments and questions to:

CoastLine phone:  910.343.1138 

Email:  coastline@whqr.org

carolinarivers.com

Anthropologist Monroe Fisher's African trail was called one of the "world’s best hikes" by the National Geographic. His new project, Carolina Rivers, has begun documenting 32 rivers of North and South Carolina. He'll be our guest for the next CoastLine to talk about "Exploring our World".

The term “Ebonics” was coined in the early 1970s as a way of describing language patterns used by some African Americans. 

You know her as NPR’s senior political commentator, joining Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne on Morning Edition most Mondays to discuss politics. 

By the year 2060, the United States will have no clear racial majority. 

This broadcast of CoastLine originally aired on May 20, 2015.

New Hanover County is seeing a rise in the number of children in need of foster homes. 

While the reasons for the increase aren’t clear, public officials are taking another look at services for kids who have been removed from their family homes because of abuse or neglect.   There is also legislation on the table that would divert more funding to prevent kids coming out of foster care from heading straight into homelessness. 

National Institute on Aging

This broadcast of CoastLine originally aired on May 13, 2015. 

The onset of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can be one of the more terrifying aspects of growing older.  

While the risk of cognitive impairment increases with age, it is not considered a normal part of the aging process. 

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