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THE WEEKLY is WHQR's News Podcast, gathering reporting from our newsroom over the previous seven days. Catch up every weekend with host Katelyn Freund. New episodes every Saturday.

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Ending Saturday, August 1st, this past week’s top stories include New Hanover County Schools abandoning a "hybrid" reopening of schools in favor of online only, a new curfew on alcohol sales in North Carolina, and reflecting on racial inequities in Wilmington. Take a listen below.

WHQR will be gathering our weekly reporting and posting it every Saturday in a podcast--we're calling it THE WEEKLY. Catch up every weekend with host Katelyn Freund.  And let us know what you think by emailing

Ending Saturday, July 25th, this past week’s top stories included new research on water quality in Wilmington, a new directory from New Hanover County Library, and a report on the local oyster industry. Take a listen below.