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CoastLine is a variety news show, which airs Wednesdays from 12pm - 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.

CoastLine: Reporter Round Table on Local Elections, Budgets, and Getting People to Pay Attention

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The Orlando shooting has reignited talk of gun control measures… Republican U.S. Senators are grappling with whether and how to get behind the presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump.  And a three-judge panel is considering the legality of voting law changes in North Carolina… Could that case wind up in the Supreme Court? 

HB2 has taken on a life of its own…  New Hanover County, the City of Wilmington, and the Town of Leland have approved their budgets for the next fiscal year…As Election Day nears, we’re looking at the races and the issues that will impact southeastern North Carolina with two of this region’s preeminent political reporters on this Reporter Round Table.

Guests:

Jon Evans, Anchor at WECT and WSFX, the NBC and Fox News Affiliates in Wilmington, NC

Tim Buckland, Senior Political Reporter at the StarNews and Author of the weekly political column, Political Musings