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At Monday night’s New Hanover County Commissioners meeting, board members gave their thoughts on the proposed budget.
CoastLine: NPR Founding Mother Susan Stamberg on the changing rules of journalism, understanding modern art, and Mama Stamberg's cranberry relishNPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg visited Wilmington, NC in late May 2023. Two interviews, one in front of several hundred people, one in WHQR's CoastLine studio, reveal the origins of the NPR sound, a fiercely rigorous journalist, and a voraciously curious woman who injects humor into almost anything.
WHQR's second Cape Fear Conversation is focused on the queer community — just in time for Pride Month.
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Cape Fear Rundown
Welcome back to the Cape Fear Rundown. This week Ben joins us first to take over hosting duties and ask Cami about a documentary that tackles an important issue — but has also raised some questions. Then, we talk to Kelly about The State of the River.
Port City Politics
This week, we're looking into efforts to remove Certificates of Need, or CONs, the state regulations that curb competition in the healthcare industry. Plus, Representative Ted Davis puts on a spectacular show of semantics, and CFCC President Jim Morton gets a $38,000 raise — because, of course, he does.
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- Oklahoma board OKs what would be the nation's first publicly funded religious school
- To keep immigrants from fleeing, Florida GOP focus on immigration law loopholes
- Why you might notice more religious groups at Pride celebrations this year
- Judge's blistering ruling halts Florida's ban on gender-affirming care for minors
- A group claiming to protect parents' rights in public schools is labeled as extremist
- Indian-Mexican restaurants inspired 'Land of Gold,' an intersecting immigrant story
- Senate passes changes to school board elections in Buncombe County and others
- NC Democrats want special elections for party-switchers like Rep. Tricia Cotham
- Part 7: When criminal justice systems have to deal with mental illness
- Gov. Cooper launches safe gun storage program with free locks, safes
- GOP elections bill will suppress vote, Democrats say
- Child care providers worry as pandemic-era relief goes away
- After Dan Bishop was at the center of the debt ceiling fight, what's his next move?
- Budd votes no, Tillis yes to raise debt ceiling
- NC regulators delay new rooftop solar rules as a fight continues
- Young farmworkers, students ask North Carolina senators to oppose ICE cooperation bill
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