The Down East Journal

The Down East Journal
9:43 am
Tue July 8, 2008

The Down East Journal 07/04/2008

New Bern, NC – Some environmental groups are gorwing impatient with the state's regulations on hog waste. An ENC man is working to change the cost of Medicare. And we'll hear about the latest cultural events in ENC during the Weekly Arts Calendar.

The Down East Journal
8:25 am
Mon June 30, 2008

The Down East Journal 06/27/2008

New Bern, NC – The number of children in need of foster care in North Carolina is on the rise. We'll learn what it takes to be a foster parent. The Duke Marine Lab is beginning a two year study looking at development and change in coastal communities Down East. We'll talk with the study's author.

The Down East Journal
9:51 am
Thu June 26, 2008

The Down East Journal 06/20/2008

New Bern, NC – The Libertarian Party of NC announced it will appeal a Superior Court ruling denying their claims that state ballot access rules are unconstitutional. Greenville writer, Marion Blackburn traveled to NYC to view the original copy of Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road". She'll share her audio diary.

The Down East Journal
10:53 am
Fri June 13, 2008

The Down East Journal 06/13/2008

New Bern, NC – The Atlantic hurricane season is underway. We'll learn about this year's storm predictions from the National Weather Service. A Charlotte organization is trying a new approach to combat homelessness. And, the Camp Lejeune based 26th MEU provides help to communities affected by flooding in Indiana.

The Down East Journal
10:41 am
Sat June 7, 2008

The Down East Journal 06/06/2008

New Bern, NC – A new antibody developed at ECU's Brody School of Medicine could be a breakthrough treatment for Breast and Ovarian Cancers. A fire burning in Hyde County is creating problems for neighboring communities. And we'll learn how the new Silver Alerts are working in North Carolina.

The Down East Journal
8:38 am
Mon June 2, 2008

The Down East Journal 05/30/2008

New Bern, NC – The state community college system has been under the microscope of the NC Center for Public Policy Research. We'll learn about the findings of a comprehensive study. Your personal care products could be tied to the health of marine life. And the debate over storm water rules in NC continues.

The Down East Journal
12:56 am
Tue May 27, 2008

The Down East Journal 05/23/2008

New Bern, NC – A partnership between ECU's Brody School of Medicine and the Pitt County Health Department could slow the transmission of HIV and AIDS in ENC. A report released last week examines not only the condition of the shipwreck of the sunken Civil War ironclad Monitor, but the waters where the shipwreck lies.

The Down East Journal
11:26 am
Mon May 19, 2008

The Down East Journal 05/16/2008

New Bern, NC – After a tornado damaged several houses in the community of Bellgrade, the Onslow County chapter of the Red Cross is coming to the aid of displaced residents. The NC Community College System is changing its policy toward admitting undocumented illegal immigrants.

The Down East Journal
11:10 am
Mon May 19, 2008

The Down East Journal 05/09/2008

New Bern, NC – The cost of driving is on the rise. We'll hear new data from AAA Carolinas. Beaufort children's book author, Joan Carris offers her own brand of medical advice.

The Down East Journal
11:06 am
Mon May 19, 2008

The Down East Journal 05/02/2008

New Bern, NC – The NC Primary is fast approaching and we'll look at some of the tight races facing North Carolina. We'll also hear ENC residents discuss the issues that are on their minds as they prepare to go to the polls.

The Down East Journal
10:57 am
Mon May 19, 2008

The Down East Journal 04/25/2008

New Bern, NC – Pender County is facing a water shortage. We'll find out what local officials are doing to combat the situation. Swansboro native and ECU alum, Jennifer Licko is spending time in Brazil, but hasn't abandoned her Celtic roots. We'll hear about her new CD.

The Down East Journal
11:32 am
Mon April 21, 2008

The Down East Journal 04/18/2008

New Bern, NC – A new report looks at the numbers of psychiatric patients who die after being discharged from the hospital. Colorful pirate statues are popping up around Greenville... we'll find out why.

The Down East Journal
11:26 am
Mon April 21, 2008

The Down East Journal 04/12/2008

New Bern, NC – We'll hear a report on how North Carolina's primary could affect the presidential election. PRE Music Director Sefton Wiggs offers his thoughts on pianist Murray Perahia's take on Bach.

The Down East Journal
11:21 am
Mon April 21, 2008

The Down East Journal 04/05/2008

New Bern, NC – We hear a report on the role religion plays in politics. A new law requires the state medical board to publish information about disciplinary action taken against doctors... but some think the law hasn't gone far enough.

The Down East Journal
11:16 am
Mon April 21, 2008

The Down East Journal 03/28/2008

New Bern, NC – We hear how the war in Iraq is affecting North Carolina's military families. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is campaigning in North Carolina... we'll hear reaction to his stop this week in Greensboro.

The Down East Journal
11:09 am
Mon April 21, 2008

The Down East Journal 02/29/2008

New Bern, NC – The future of electricity on the coast could lie in wind energy. Wayne County has seen a significant decrease in the school dropout rate... we'll find out why. Music Director Sefton Wiggs offers his thoughts on the newest release from the Columbus University Wind Ensemble.

The Down East Journal
11:04 am
Mon April 21, 2008

The Down East Journal 03/21/2008

New Bern, NC – The debate continues between coastal residents and the Navy over the use of sonar training in offshore areas. The Onslow Community Ministries homeless shelter in Jacksonville could close its doors next month due to a financial shortfall.

The Down East Journal
11:00 am
Mon April 21, 2008

The Down East Journal 03/14/2008

New Bern, NC – Driving on the beaches of Cape Hatteras National Seashore could be in the hands of the courts. A new piece of historical fiction examines the legend of The Lost Colony... and we'll hear a StoryCorps interview with one of the first females to join the Fleet Marine Force.

The Down East Journal
10:52 am
Mon April 21, 2008

The Down East Journal 03/07/2008

New Bern, NC – Increasing numbers of young people are registering to vote in North Carolina. We'll learn how they could affect the upcoming election. George Olsen talks with South Carolina singer/songwriter Jack Williams.

The Down East Journal
2:11 am
Sat February 23, 2008

The Down East Journal 02/22/2008

New Bern, NC – Our series North Carolina Voices: Diagnosing Health Care comes to a close as we look at end of life care in North Carolina. We'll learn about new school uniform requirements going into effect in Pitt County, and Joan Carris takes a look at the remaining Republican Presidential Candidates from an angle not yet covered in the media.

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