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The Down East Journal
3:04 am
Sat September 30, 2006

The Down East Journal 09/29/2006

New Bern, NC – Some Eastern North Carolina Counties are eligible to recieve loans to pay for repairs and damage due to Tropical Storm Ernesto. Public Radio East's Music Director, Sefton Wiggs reviews a new release of Brahms Piano Concerto #2.

ENC Regional News
9:00 am
Fri September 29, 2006

Several ENC Counties Eligible for Disaster Assistance Loans

New Bern, NC – On Tuesday Governor Mike Easley announced that the federal Small Business Administration has approved disaster declaration for Duplin, Jones and surrounding counties to in order to help pay for repairs and other expenses related to Tropical Strom Ernesto. Public Radio East's Megen George recently spoke with SBA Spokesperson Kathy Cook about the loan process.

Opinion
3:10 am
Fri September 29, 2006

Cranky Doctor

New Bern, NC – Fall is here and many people are already preparing for the holidays. However, Public Radio East Regular Commentator Marion Blackburn is gearing up for something else. Her favorite television shows are beginning their new seasons.

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The Down East Journal
2:56 am
Fri September 29, 2006

The Down East Journal 09/22/2006

New Bern, NC – Public Radio East Regular Commentator Marion Blackburn divulges her guilting pleasure. We meet the keynote speaker at the Third Annual Eastern North Carolina Homecoming, Author Michael Parker. And, find out what's going on in ENC with our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
2:50 am
Fri September 29, 2006

The Down East Journal 09/15/2006

New Bern, NC – Thousands of inactive reserve troops are preparing for deployment to iraq, however frontline troops are the only shortage the military is facing. Several rural Eastern North Carolina towns are taking part in a program to harness their strengths in a revitalization effort, and we meet the Carolina Emergency Massage Response Team.

CD Reviews
10:25 am
Wed September 27, 2006

Brahms Piano Pieces from Texas

Precious Piano Pieces

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ENC Regional News
1:01 am
Wed September 27, 2006

"If You Want Me to Stay" - Michael Parker

New Bern, NC – INTRO - Seemingly insignificant events can propel a good writer forward. Witness the story of Michael Parker and his fourth-and-most-recent novel. George Olsen spoke with the author and UNC-Greensboro creative writing professor who delivers the keynote address at the Third Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming at ECU in Greenville this Saturday and has this.

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The Down East Journal
8:34 am
Thu September 14, 2006

The Down East Journal 08/25/2006

August 25th 2006 – We conclude our series North Carolina Voices Studying High Schools and evaluate the numbers game that education has become. In 2002 a Beaufort resident undertook the task of creating a 100-day trek taken in 1608 by captain John Smith. George Olsen tells us about the modern day journey. And... we'll find out what's going on in ENC with our weekly arts calendar.

The Down East Journal
3:38 am
Thu September 14, 2006

The Down East Journal 09/08/2006

September 8th 2006 – A week ago Tropical Storm Ernesto swept through Easter North Carolina. Some counties are still dealing with flooding resulting from the storm's heavy rains. Also, North Carolina based band Someone's Sister performs in the area this weekend. George Olsen speaks with the folk duo.

ENC Regional News
3:53 am
Mon August 28, 2006

Landfall Along the Chesapeake

"Landfall Along the Chesapeake" - Susan Schmidt

New Bern, NC –
INTRO - In 2002 a Beaufort resident undertook the task of re-creating with a few modern twists a 100-day trek taken in 1608 by Captain John Smith, circling the Chesapeake Bay as he helped to establish the first English colony in the New World. George Olsen has more.

Susan Schmidt can boil down her reasons for her journey to one which many a sailor would recognize.

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11:22 am
Tue August 22, 2006

New Commentary from Marion Blackburn

New Bern, NC – It's August and although summer is winding down, the heat is overbearing, and it seems the days get longer and longer. However, Marion Blackburn has good feelings and fond memories for the month, and offers her cure for August.

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Opinion
8:28 am
Tue August 22, 2006

Cure for August

New Bern, NC – It's August and although summer is winding down, the heat is overbearing, and it seems the days get longer and longer. However, Marion Blackburn has good feelings and fond memories for the month, and offers her cure for August.

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Opinion
3:43 am
Tue August 22, 2006

New Commentary from Marion Blackburn

New Bern, NC – It's August and although summer is winding down, the heat is overbearing, and it seems the days get longer and longer. However, Marion Blackburn has good feelings and fond memories for the month, and offers her cure for August.

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ENC Regional News
3:56 am
Thu August 3, 2006

Changing Waterfronts in ENC

NC – Coastal communities and waterfront towns up and down the East Coast are facing a similar problem. How do you cash in on the economic boost resulting from commercial and residential development while still protecting the tradition and cultural heritage of the area? Fishing villages and coastal towns in Eastern North Carolina wrestling with the issue.

ENC Regional News
11:07 am
Sat July 29, 2006

A piece of the Battle of New Bern returns

July 28, 2006 – INTRO - About 150 years after its initial stop in New Bern, a piece of Civil War history is coming back to New Bern for good. George Olsen has more.

It's not the size of the piece that's inspiring excitement among those associated with Tryon Palace.

01:33 It's a Civil War drum. It's 13 X 16 inches, so it's not a huge drum.

It's what it has to say literally, well, sort of about its past and present.

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ENC Regional News
3:52 am
Sat July 22, 2006

"Wail" sighting in Carteret County

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ENC Regional News
11:13 am
Tue July 18, 2006

Marion Blackburn's Latest Commentary

07/17/06 – Although you may categorize July as the summer month for barbecues, fireworks, and weekends spent at the beach, regular commentator Marion Blackburn thinks of it more as the month for weddings, catfights, and moonshiners.

ENC Regional News
1:01 am
Sat July 15, 2006

Tracking turtles on Bald Head Island

New Bern – INTRO - Work this week on Bald Head Island seeks to answer one of the most basic questions surrounding sea turtles. George Olsen has more.

09:20 Just think about standing on the beach and looking out you know there are turtles out there but where are they?

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ENC Regional News
3:51 am
Tue July 11, 2006

"Ocracoke in the Fifties - Photographs & Narrative by Dare Wright"

"Ocracoke in the '50's" - Dare Wright

George Olsen

New Bern, NC – INTRO - A book by a noted children's author that pays tribute to the history and people of Ocracoke Island has just been released almost 50 years after the fact. George Olsen has more.

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Arts & Culture
2:03 pm
Tue June 27, 2006

THE 2006 ECU/LOESSIN SUMMER THEATRE SEASON OPENS WITH A SURE BET

Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, this funny and romantic comedy soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of vivid characters including: Sarah Brown, the upright but uptight "mission doll," out to reform the evildoers of Times Square; Sky Masterson, the slick, high-rolling gambler; Adelaide, the chronically ill nightclub performer; Nathan Detroit, her devoted fianc?, desperate as always to find a spot for his infamous floating crap game.

Greenville, NC - June 2006 –

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