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The Newsroom: A veteran teacher reflects, allegations against Olson-Boseman, and Tru Colors' trials and tribulations
On this episode of The Newsroom — Florence Warren, a 35-year veteran, sits down with WHQR's Rachel Keith to talk about her career in teaching and the work still left to be done. Plus, WECT reporter Michael Praats' latest on allegations against New Hanover County Chair Julia Olson-Boseman. And, a deep dive on Tru Colors.
CoastLine: Film Special Effects Coordinator Will Purcell on Home Alone, why the death of Brandon Lee affected him so deeply, and how film is likely to changeAfter watching his dad work in special effects for years, Will Purcell started his career on a Chuck Norris film in 1984: Invasion USA. He went on to work on dozens of productions, including The Crow, Scream 5, Gerald’s Game, The Strangers, Cabin Fever 2, Under the Dome, Young Guns, and Max Steel. He counts himself lucky, he says, because he plays for work. It’s never the same old grind at the office, and he often makes it up as he goes along.
The Newsroom: A veteran teacher reflects, allegations against Olson-Boseman, and Tru Colors' trials and tribulationsOn this episode of The Newsroom — Florence Warren, a 35-year veteran, sits down with WHQR's Rachel Keith to talk about her career in teaching and the work still left to be done. Plus, WECT reporter Michael Praats' latest on allegations against New Hanover County Chair Julia Olson-Boseman. And, a deep dive on Tru Colors.
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On this episode of the podcast: The 2021 municipal elections end with a lot of familiar faces — and a few surprises. Plus, Wilmington's Historic Preservation Commission wants the state to beef up the city's power to prevent demolition of historic buildings, why Jonathan Barfield didn't recuse himself from a vote to fix up the cul-de-sac where his father lives, and once more unto the breach for the county's mask mandate.
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