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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Bern, NC – We continue our series North Carolina Voices: Diagnosing Health Care and learn about how an ENC community is teaching children about proper nutrition. George Olsen tells us about policy changes at the NC DMV.