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The Down East Journal
8:34 am
Mon December 3, 2007

The Down East Journal 11/23/2007

New Bern, NC – Research shows rates of depression are on the rise for Latino girls in North Carolina. We continue to look at problems facing North Carolina health care and research the role job loss plays. And PRE regular commentator, Marion Blackburn carefully welcomes the Holiday Season.

The Down East Journal
8:30 am
Mon December 3, 2007

The Down East Journal 11/16/2007

New Bern, NC – We continue to report on Duke Marine Lab's Green Wave Environmental Sustainability Seminar Series and take a look at oceanic conservation. Public Radio East's George Olsen has a conversation with North Carolina Singer/Songwriter Dmitri Resnik.

ENC Regional News
3:11 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Special Ops Marine Unit Recruits Rennaissance Men

Special Ops Marine Corps Unit Recruits Rennaissance Men

Camp Lejeune – The concept of military special operations has been played out numerous times in books, movies, and on television. A new special operations unit based out of Camp Lejeune is putting its candidates through an intense recruitment and screening process in order to not only determine a Marine's physical ability, but mental ability as well.

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ENC Regional News
10:32 am
Thu November 15, 2007

Cannon Raised from Possible Queen Anne's Revenge Site

Cannon Raised from Queen Anne's Revenge

Fort Macon, NC – A cannon was recently raised off of North Carolina's coast. It's believed to have belonged to Blackbeard's ship The Queen Anne's Revenge. PRE's Marion Blackburn was at the cannon raising and sent us this audio postcard.

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Arts & Culture
12:07 am
Wed November 14, 2007

Blues guitarist Dmitri Resnik

Dmitri Resnik

New Bern, NC – INTRO - What does it take to make it as a musician in the big city? And once you've made it, what next? For one North Carolina blues guitarist & vocalist, what was next was coming home and making it all over again, and not just as a musician. George Olsen has more.

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The Down East Journal
11:05 am
Tue November 13, 2007

The Down East Journal 10/19/2007

New Bern, NC – We continue to follow Duke Marine Lab's Green Wave Environmental Sustainability Seminar Series with a look at wetland restoration. We'll find out how even in the current turbulent housing market, home ownership is an attainable dream. We'll also hear a commentary from Beaufort Children's Author Joan Carris.

ENC Regional News
1:30 am
Tue November 13, 2007

Minerals Could Be Beneficial to Skin Care

Morehead City, NC – Vitamins and minerals are essential for proper function of the body, and the skin is no exception. Public Radio East freelance contributor Patricia Raskin recently spoke with licensed skin care therapist Michelle Fenske about how using minerals on the skin can maximize the effects of any skin care program.

The Down East Journal
1:25 am
Tue November 13, 2007

The Down East Journal 11/09/2007

New Bern, NC – We continue to follow Duke Marine Lab's Green Wave Environmental Seminar Series with a look at green business practices. We'll study North Carolina's health statistics and ask the question, "What makes a state healthy?" And we'll learn about the potential benefits of minerals in make-up and skin care products.

The Down East Journal
1:20 am
Tue November 13, 2007

The Down East Journal 11/02/2007

New Bern, NC – We continue to follow the Green Wave Environmental Seminar Series with a look at environmentally friendly landscaping. We'll also learn about some ghost-busters right here in ENC.

Opinion
7:46 am
Mon October 15, 2007

Fighting the Good Fight... for Laundry

Fighting the Good Fight... for Laundry

Greenville, NC – PRE regular commentator Marion Blackburn has strong feelings about many important issues... Politics, the environment, and laundry.

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The Down East Journal
7:40 am
Mon October 15, 2007

The Down East Journal 10/12/2007

New Bern, NC – As political unrest and violent conditions continue in Burma, many Burmese refugees are making their way to Eastern North Carolina to build new lives. PRE Music Director, Sefton Wiggs reviews a new classical release and we'll find out about upcoming arts and cultural events in the area.

The Down East Journal
7:35 am
Mon October 15, 2007

The Down East Journal 10/05/2007

New Bern, NC – We continue our series of reports on the Green Wave Environmental Seminal Series at the Duke Marine Lab. This week we learn about sustainable seafood. A health project in ENC is focusing on the high rates of heart disease among the African-American population. And we'll find out about arts and cultural events coming up in the area.

ENC Regional News
7:28 am
Mon October 15, 2007

Burmese Refugees Make New Lives in ENC

Burmese Refugees Make New Lives in ENC

New Bern, NC – As political unrest and violent conditions continue in Burma, many Burmese refugees working to make new lives for themselves in Eastern North Carolina.

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ENC Regional News
7:26 am
Mon October 15, 2007

Report Looks at Teacher Absences in NC

New Bern, NC – Do you ever wonder when you drop your kids off at school, if they're learning anything? According to a report released by the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, 46% of North Carolina's schools didn't meet expected growth outlined by the state accountability system last year. The problem may be linked to the growing rate of teacher absences.

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ENC Regional News
3:29 am
Tue October 2, 2007

State Officials and Residents Work to Re-populate the Eastern Oyster

State Officials and Residents Word to Re-populate the Eastern Oyster

New Bern, NC – The Eastern Oyster has always been an important part of ENC's culture and economy. But, oyster harvests have dropped dramatically in North Carolina. To reverse this trend, state organizations and ENC residents are working to restore oyster habitats.

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The Down East Journal
1:36 am
Tue October 2, 2007

The Down East Journal 09/14/2007

New Bern, NC – The Eastern Oyster has always been an important part of ENC's culture and economy. But, oyster harvests have dropped dramatically in North Carolina. To reverse this trend, state organizations and ENC residents are working to restore oyster habitats in area waters. Music Director Sefton Wiggs reviews the newest release from the Emerson String Quartet.

Opinion
1:36 am
Tue October 2, 2007

The Down East Journal 09/28/2007

New Bern, NC – A mediator who specializes in intractable situations discusses the possibilities for resolving the issue of the siting of an Outlying Landing Field in North Carolina and commentator Marion Blackburn's strong feelings aren't reserved solely for big issues like the environment.

Opinion
1:19 am
Tue October 2, 2007

The Down East Journal 09/21/2007

New Bern, NC – Storm water is currently the largest source of pollution to coastal waters in North Carolina. The NC Division of WAter Quality began a series of public hearings on proposed changes to current storm water rules. We'll also hear a commentary from Beaufort children's book author, Joan Carris.

ENC Regional News
12:44 am
Tue October 2, 2007

Down East Residents Prepare for Storm Water Hearings

Down East Residents Prepare for Storm Water Hearings

Gloucester, NC – Storm water is currently the largest source of pollution to coastal waters in North Carolina. The NC Division of Water Quality is currently hosting a series of meetings outlining potential changes to current storm water rules. PRE's Megen George traveled to Gloucester recently to gauge how "Down Easters" felt about the proposed changes.

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ENC Regional News
12:37 am
Tue October 2, 2007

Nationally Recognized Attorney Discusses Ways to Resolve OLF Issue

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Mental health advocacy groups have started a Web site they hope will get North Carolina political candidates and voters talking about ways to improve the state's mental health system. The North Carolina Psychiatric Association, the st

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