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WHQR’s Community Agenda project has reached more than 500 community members, asking them one question: what should Wilmington city council candidates be talking about? It turns out, housing affordability is top of mind.
In each episode of In The Wild Coastal Plain, we meet a plant or an animal endemic to the southeastern North Carolina biodiversity hotspot – so we can better understand our coastal plain ecosystem and who lives here with us.Today, we’re exploring Holly Shelter, a nature preserve and game land in Pender County that boasts tens of thousands of acres -- one of the last great pieces of connected natural area in southeastern North Carolina. That’s because humans are rapidly building all around it.
On today’s show, highlights from our most recent Cape Fear Conversations event. This is our third event, this time focusing on the issue of homelessness — looking at what factors are pushing people out of housing, what we get wrong about them and what they’re going through, and about how we might help get them back on track.Our panelists for this event were Katrina Knight, Clayton Hammerski, Karen Garcia, Katelyn Mattox, and Pastor Meg McBride. WHQR reporter Kelly Kenoyer hosted.
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- "Shut the hell up!": Brunswick County development meeting gets heated
- New NHCS policy, parent's public record request, target teacher's in-class materials and speech
- Behind the recent appointment vote, a deeper debate about the New Hanover Community Endowment’s billion-dollar future
- Proposed state budget includes Medicaid expansion, change to records law
Culture / Arts / Inside HQR
- Cinematique Presents: Oppenheimer
- Cinematique Presents: Theater Camp
- Around Town With Rhonda Bellamy: Madafo Lloyd Wilson
- STNL! Featuring The Brewer Brothers
- WHQR Mourns Long-Time Friend Madafo Lloyd Wilson
- GALLERY OPENING POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER - Sound Waves: work by Renato Abbate & Anne McCombie
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Cape Fear Rundown
Welcome back to the Cape Fear Rundown. This week we've got a quick recap and explainer about the latest news!
Port City Politics
On this episode, we dig into the complicated world of cannabanoids and drug laws. Plus, the latest on the civil suit filed by the former director of the drug lab once run by the Wilmington Police Department, and a trip down the rabbit hole of North Carolina's notoriously opaque Grand Jury system.
- First of thousands of Lahaina residents return to homes destroyed by deadly wildfire
- Megan Rapinoe, an icon bigger than soccer, takes a bow for the U.S. national team
- Are more police officers facing prosecution? As the data shows, it's complicated.
- Low enlistment numbers has the Army rethinking their tactics to attract new recruits
- FDNY deaths from 9/11-related illnesses now equal the number killed on Sept. 11
- New healthcare program in Florida aims to prevent gun violence
- Perdue Farms and Tyson Foods under federal inquiry over reports of illegal child labor
- Usher will soon have Super Bowl halftime validation. But can he top Rihanna?
- Haley Van Voorhis makes NCAA football history as the first female non-kicker player
- Horseless carriages were once a lot like driverless cars. What can history teach us?
- Book battles around the region highlight the importance of context
- Three months after InMusic acquisition, Moog cuts jobs
- How a Pilipinx adoptee reconnects with their heritage through drag
- Solar installers seek a delay in new rooftop solar rules for businesses and institutions
- With climate misinformation on the rise, here's how to spot it
- Poll finds Stein, Robinson have big leads in governor's primary, but many voters undecided
- Mark Walker doesn’t hold back on Mark Robinson as he tries to catch up in race for NC governor
- Charlotte is reviewing a proposal for another solar farm or two
- North Carolina legislators could keep their own records secret under new state law
- Tropical Storm Ophelia forms off the US mid-Atlantic coast, expected to bring heavy rain and wind