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A new five-part series looks at climate change's impact on NC fisheries: Carolina Public Press's Jack Igelman
This week, Carolina Public Press launches a five-part series, looking at the impact of climate change on North Carolina’s fisheries — a project supported in part by the Pulitzer Center. WHQR News Director Ben Schachtman spoke with Jack Igelman about his reporting.
CoastLine: Arts leaders in the Cape Fear region plan for more live, in-person entertainment in fall / winter 2021 through strong safety protocolsAs we head into the fall and winter with a pandemic still raging, local arts leaders are planning plenty of in-person entertainment and putting safety protocols in place. But some touring artists are demanding even stricter rules compared to the venues — requiring proof of vaccination only or shorter windows for negative Covid test results.
On this episode: Over the last three years, rumors have circulated, alleging a toxic workplace at CFCC under the administration of President Jim Morton. In early 2020, WECT published a report with on-the-record allegations, but it seems little has changed. Now, new reporting from WHQR's Rachel Keith goes deeper than ever into issues at the college.
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- Wilmington dedicates $700,000 to local non-profits, with $200,000 for arts-based programs
- Novant Health responds to leaked internal video of ‘frank discussion’ on Covid-19 messaging
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- Expanded partnership with Coastal Horizons will provide CFCC students with free mental health care
- NC's legislature nears record-breaking investment in 'resiliency': Coastal Review writer Kirk Ross
- New Hanover County moving forward with plans to spend $45 million in federal ARP funds
Culture / Arts / Inside HQR
- Around Town with Rhonda Bellamy: It's Owl Good
- UPCOMING (Virtual) Prologue Baddest Girl on the Planet by Heather Frese, November 8
- Around Town with Rhonda Bellamy: StoryCorps 2021
- RESCHEDULED (Virtual) Prologue: Siege of the Seven Sins by Emily Colin, December 13
- Around Town with Rhonda Bellamy: Time Capsule
- Storycorps Mobile Tour
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Week of August 30 - School shooting, Tru Color's George Taylor Jr. speaks, and the mask mandate hearingOn this episode, a shooting at New Hanover High School, George Taylor Jr. defends Tru Colors' mission, and the mask mandate hearing brings unhinged Holocaust comparisons.
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- ICU Beds In Alabama Have Been Filled With Adults And Children
- Pittsburgh Wants You To See Constellations When You Look Up At The Night Sky
- People Around The World Are Taking Extreme Measures To Get A COVID Vaccine
- A Record Number Of Women Are Driving Trucks To Pay The Bills
- Alaska's Largest Hospital Says The Strain Of COVID Is Forcing It To Ration Care
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