veteran http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (12/20/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-122013 <p>Onslow County will soon be home to a solar farm that will power more than 2,400 homes.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we talk about the scope of the project and tour the facility that is currently using landfill gas to create electricity. And, a nonprofit in New Bern breaks ground soon on an organic garden maintained by disabled and homeless veterans. Listen for the Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:34:19 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 29955 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (12/20/13) The Down East Journal (10/18/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-101813 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, we speak with the acting State Health Director Dr. Robin Cummings about the new, statewide telepsychiatry program starting in January, and how East Carolina University will be involved with the program.&nbsp; And thirty years after the bombing of a military barracks in Beirut, we speak with a veteran organizing a ceremony in Jacksonville next week to remember the 240 Americans killed during the attack.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:15:29 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 26022 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (10/18/13) The Down East Journal (05/10/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-051013 <p></p><p>This week on the Down East Journal, the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced they’re implementing an initiative to expedite disability compensation claims for Veterans who have waited a year or more.&nbsp; And, a project to help restore declining fish populations is underway along the Cape Fear River.&nbsp; We’ll explain how crushed granite will be the basis for a new fish habitat.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 13:59:22 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 13922 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/10/13)