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ENC Regional News
2:52 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Trends in NC Legislature

New Bern, NC – The current North Carolina legislative session is in its waning months, but before budgets are finalized and last minute bills are approved, the NC Center for Public Policy Research has released the latest trends in the current legislature. Megen George has this report...

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Opinion
9:14 am
Mon May 28, 2007

Paris in the Springtime

Greenville, NC – While regular commentator Marion Blackburn's husband was away for a month, she decided to take a trip of her own without ever leaving her Greenville home.

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The Down East Journal
10:33 am
Tue May 22, 2007

The Down East Journal 05/18/2007

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show, ENC residents, professors and nutritionists weigh in on how television and advertising influence women's perceptions of themselves. PRE Music Director Sefton Wiggs has a new music review, Regular Commentator Joan Carris welcomes Spring, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

Opinion
10:22 am
Tue May 22, 2007

The Down East Journal 05/04/2007

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show, ECU's Laupus Library is hosting an exhibit looking at the history of women in medicine. A series of lectures is also planned in conjunction with the event. One of which focused on how gender changed the history of medicine.
We'll hear a commentary from Wilmington author Nan Graham, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

Opinion
10:16 am
Tue May 22, 2007

The Down East Journal 04/27/2007

New Bern, NC – Coming up on this week's show, it's up to teachers to inspire students, but where do teachers go for inspiration? PRE Commentator Chuck Twardy remembers the late Kurt Vonnegut, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

ENC Regional News
10:00 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Island Retreat for NC Teachers

Ocracoke, NC – North Carolina teachers give their all when it comes to educating our children, but who teaches the teachers and rekindles their creativity and inspiration? PRE's Barbara Blake talks to Alton Ballance of Ocracoke Island about a new campus for public school teachers.

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ENC Regional News
8:56 am
Mon May 14, 2007

History of Gender in Mediciine

Greenville, NC – During the month of May, the Laupus Library at East Carolina University's Health Sciences Building is hosting an exhibit looking at the history of women in medicine. As part of the exhibit the library is also hosting a series of speakers. The first in this series was Dr. Regina Morantz-Sanchez who discussed how gender changed the history of medicine. Public Radio East's Megen George has the story.

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ENC Regional News
8:50 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Development in Oriental

Oriental, NC – Eastern North Carolina is growing and changing. Many waterfront communities look quite different compared with just 5 or 10 years ago. Over the course of the summer Public Radio East will take you to towns up and down the inner banks that are faced with increasing residential and commercial development. Our first stop is Oriental, the sailing capital of North Carolina.

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Arts & Culture
6:09 am
Tue May 8, 2007

"The Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks" -- Carmine Prioli & Scott Taylor

"The Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks" - Carmine Prioli & Scott Taylor

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The Down East Journal
9:49 am
Mon April 23, 2007

The Down East Journal 04/20/2007

New Bern, NC – We'll learn what Pitt County Memorial Hospital is doing to prepare for a possible flu pandemic. PRE Music Director Sefton Wiggs offers his latest music review, and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our Weekly Arts Calendar. Those stories and more on The Down East Journal.

The Down East Journal
9:44 am
Mon April 23, 2007

The Down East Journal 04/13/2007

New Bern, NC – Our series North Carolina Voices: Continuing College comes to a close as we measure the quality of a college education. North Carolina's high school students could be facing a more challenging set of graduation requirements. We'll also find out what's going on in ENC during our Weekly Arts Calendar. Those stories and more on The Down East Journal.

ENC Regional News
2:01 am
Tue April 17, 2007

State Board of Education Introduces New High School Graduation Requirements

New Bern, NC – Advanced math and foreign language classes will soon be requirements for students attending North Carolina High Schools. Public Radio East's Megen George recently spoke with Rebecca Garland, the Executive Director of the State Board of Education.

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Arts & Culture
1:03 am
Tue April 17, 2007

"Searching for Virginia Dare" -- Marjorie Hudson

New Bern, NC – Marjorie Hudson is the author of "Searching for Virginia Dare: A Fool's Errand" published by Press 53.

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ENC Regional News
6:10 am
Thu April 12, 2007

PCMH prepares for predicted influenza pandemic

PCMH prepares for influenza pandemic

New Bern – INTRO - The state Department of Health and Human Services predicts an influenza pandemic could affect nearly 3-million state residents and a severe outbreak could result in 65,000 deaths. When that pandemic could strike the state is a mystery, so preparations for the event are underway. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
3:53 am
Sat March 31, 2007

ECU study indicates exercise and study can go together

ECU study indicates exercise and study can go together

New Bern, NC – INTRO - A study conducted by ECU indicates a two-fold benefit to exercise periods for students. George Olsen has more.

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Opinion
10:16 am
Mon March 19, 2007

The Down East Journal 03/16/2007

New Bern, NC – Over 40 years after President Johnson first defined a federal policy of affirmative action, support for race based preferences may be waning. North Carolina's orininal copy of the Bill of Rights is touring the state, and regular commentator Joan Carris's love of the printed word is put through its paces.

The Down East Journal
9:58 am
Mon March 19, 2007

The Down East Journal 03/09/2007

New Bern, NC – Recent statistics show cardio vascular disease is the number one killer of women 25 and older, however only 13 percent of women view heart disease as a threat. We continue our series, North Carolina Voices: Considering College and look at the increasing numbers of working age adults returning to college.

ENC Regional News
8:56 am
Mon March 19, 2007

Navy Prepares for OLF Public Hearings

New Bern, NC – The placement of a Naval Outlying Landing Field in Eastern North Carolina is one of the most contentious issues facing the area in years. Despite heated opposition by area residents and environmental groups, the Navy maintains a site in Beaufort and Washington Counties located 5 miles from a wildlife refuge is the preferred site for the OLF, and plans to present this finding in a series of six public hearings. Megen George has the report for Public Radio East...

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ENC Regional News
12:17 am
Fri March 16, 2007

OLF opponents prepare for public hearings

OLF opponents prepare for public hearings

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The Down East Journal
9:51 am
Thu March 15, 2007

The Down East Journal 03/02/2007

New Bern, NC – We continue our series North Carolina Voices: Considering College with a story of the struggles facing young Latinos. We'll meet a Camp Lejeune translator who recently ran a marathon in Antarctica. Public Radio East Music Director Sefton Wiggs offers his review of Cherubini's Requiem and we'll find out what's going on in ENC during our weekly arts calendar.

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