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8:47 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Vintage Postcards Document Carteret County's History

Beaufort, NC – A mother and son team used their collection of vintage postcards to illustrate a book documenting the history of Carteret County.

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The Down East Journal
8:49 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 08/03/2007

New Bern, NC – A book by a mother and son uses vintage postcards to outline the history of Carteret County. Mosquitoes are abundant in NC. We'll learn how Carteret County is coping. Plus, find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:42 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/27/2007

New Bern, NC – A Trenton man is getting national attention for his inventions. Public Radio East Music Director Sefton Wiggs reviews a new DC from choral group, The Sixteen, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:38 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/20/2007

New Bern, NC – The number of women in combat is growing. This week we'll hear about a new book by a Jacksonville author that shows what roles women are currently filling in today's military. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:36 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/20/2007

New Bern, NC – The number of women in combat is growing. This week we'll hear about a new book by a Jacksonville author that shows what roles women are currently filling in today's military. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:36 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/20/2007

New Bern, NC – The number of women in combat is growing. This week we'll hear about a new book by a Jacksonville author that shows what roles women are currently filling in today's military. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:36 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/20/2007

New Bern, NC – The number of women in combat is growing. This week we'll hear about a new book by a Jacksonville author that shows what roles women are currently filling in today's military. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:31 am
Sat August 4, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/13/2007

New Bern, NC – This week we travel to Wanchese where creative zoning has enabled the town to maintain their culture and heritage as development increases. We'll also hear a commentary from Beaufort children's author Joan Carris.

ENC Regional News
9:51 am
Mon July 16, 2007

Wanchese Zoning

Wanchese, NC – Over the course of the summer, PRE is taking you to coastal towns and fishing villages faced with increasing residential and commercial development. In May we learned about the sailing community of Oriental and the give and take between native residents and transplants. In June we traveled Down East , where residents are at odds with county commissioners over development regulations. Now we travel to Wanchese, where town planners may have used zoning to protect the town's heritage.

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Arts & Culture
10:09 am
Thu July 12, 2007

"Band of Sisters" - Kirsten Holmstedt

Band of Sisters -- Kirsten Holmstedt

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ENC Regional News
12:51 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Neuse River Ranked Among the Nation's Top 10 Most Endandgered

New Bern, NC – From the culture to the environment, the Neuse River plays a vital role in eastern North Carolina. It flows 250 miles from the Piedmont to Pamlico Sound and provides drinking water to 400,000 Raleigh-area residents. Nevertheless, a recent report ranked the Neuse as one of the 10 most endangered rivers in the nation. Ashia Majors has this story.

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The Down East Journal
10:33 am
Sat July 7, 2007

The Down East Journal 07/06/2007

New Bern, NC – Over the past few years there have been considerable changes to the Medicare benefits program. One of those is the development of Medicare Advantage plans. We'll take a closer look at how the plans are shaping up. We'll also hear a commentary from Marion Blackburn, and take an in depth look into the state's drought conditions.

The Down East Journal
11:09 am
Fri July 6, 2007

The Down East Journal 06/29/2007

New Bern, NC – A recent study conducted by the National Audubon Society shows a decline in common bird species numbers in North Carolina. Several Pitt County organizations are collaborating to offer free AIDS testing, and we'll hear a music review from PRE's Sefton Wiggs.

ENC Regional News
11:07 am
Fri July 6, 2007

Legislature Advised Against Approving New Charter Schools

New Bern, NC – The North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research recently conducted a study looking at the success rate of charter schools in the state. Over all their findings showed many of the schools didn't make the grade. Megen George has this report...

ENC Regional News
10:49 am
Fri July 6, 2007

Development Down East

Atlantic, NC – Over the course of the Summer Public Radio East is traveling up and down the North Carolina coast taking you to coastal towns and fishing villages faced with the task of capitalizing on development while still maintaining their cultural identity. This month we travel Down East where residents are at odds with county commissioners over increasing development.

The Down East Journal
10:18 am
Fri July 6, 2007

The Down East Journal 06/15/2007

New Bern, NC – This week on The Down East Journal we continue our series of stories looking at small fishing villages and coastal communities that are dealing with increasing residential and commercial development. This month we travel Down East. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during the Weekly Arts Calendar.

ENC Regional News
12:11 am
Fri June 29, 2007

Common bird numbers down in NC

Audubon cites decline in numbers of common bird species

New Bern, NC –
INTRO - A study released earlier this month by the National Audubon Society reveals a 54% decline in numbers of twenty common bird species in the United States over the past 40 years. That decline is affecting birds in North Carolina as well. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
11:58 am
Wed June 13, 2007

N-C Hunger Forum seeks 50% reduction in state hunger rate by 2015

N-C Hunger Forum seeks 50% reduction in hunger rate

New Bern, NC – INTRO - In 1996 the World Food Summit Declaration from the Food Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was issued, declaring a goal of cutting worldwide hunger in half by 2015. There's a similar goal in North Carolina, as the North Carolina Hunger Forum recently held public forums to work toward cutting hunger in the state by 50 per cent by 2015 as well. George Olsen has more.

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The Down East Journal
9:10 am
Mon June 11, 2007

The Down East Journal 06/01/2007

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show, we'll get a glimpse into a program that puts teens on the straight and narrow using a courtroom of their peers. There will also be details surrounding the high stroke rate in Lenoir County and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
9:02 am
Mon June 11, 2007

The Down East Journal 05/25/2007

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show... we'll look at trends in the current legislature. Public Radio East Commentator Marion Blackburn travels to Paris, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during the weekly arts calendar.

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