The Down East Journal

The Down East Journal
12:03 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

The Down East Journal (02/17-18/12)

The Down East Journal (02/17-18/12)

New Bern, NC – The over population of feral swine and coyotes has been a problem for North Carolina since the 1990's. This week on the Down East Journal, we look at a night time hunting proposal aimed at controlling their populations. Plus, the latest Garden Journal.

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11:46 am
Tue March 27, 2012

The Down East Journal (03/16-17/12)

The Down East Journal (03/16-17/12)

New Bern, NC – New unemployment numbers are out. This week on the Down East Journal, we get some answers as to why the recession may be lingering longer than what was previously thought. And, the Red Clay Ramblers celebrate 40 years together by focusing on their home state on their latest CD. Plus, the latest Garden Journal.

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11:26 am
Tue March 27, 2012

The Down East Journal (03/23-24/12)

New Bern, NC – It's been almost two years since the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf, but the effects are long lasting. This week on the Down East Journal, a new study by East Carolina University researchers finds that oil from the spill has entered the ocean's food chain. Plus, we learn what the IPAB is and how they intend to curb Medicare spending. And, the latest Garden Journal.

The Down East Journal
11:26 am
Tue March 27, 2012

The Down East Journal (03/23-24/12)

The Down East Journal (03/23-24/12)

New Bern, NC – It's been almost two years since the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf, but the effects are long lasting. This week on the Down East Journal, a new study by East Carolina University researchers finds that oil from the spill has entered the ocean's food chain. Plus, we learn what the IPAB is and how they intend to curb Medicare spending. And, the latest Garden Journal.

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The Down East Journal
8:53 am
Mon March 5, 2012

The Down East Journal (03/02-03/12)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, a new partnership between a local community college and a non-profit community services organization is putting people to work in the East. And, officials in Pamlico County are seeking an extension of an April 1st deadline for residents living in FEMA trailers while awaiting repairs on their Hurricane Irene-damaged homes. Plus, the Civil War will be the topic of interest next weekend in New Bern. We'll talk about the "Thunder in the East" symposium.

The Down East Journal
10:01 am
Mon February 27, 2012

The Down East Journal (02/24-24/12)

The Down East Journal (02/23-24/12)

New Bern, NC – Democrats and republicans are scrambling to secure potential candidates before the candidate filing deadline next week. This week on the Down East Journal, we hear from both sides of the aisle on important issues in the governor's race. And, boating season is still a few months away, but we ride down the intercoastal water way and talk boating safety. And conversation and music with ol'time musician from Fountain, Lightning Wells.

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The Down East Journal
11:38 am
Mon February 13, 2012

The Down East Journal (02/10-11/12)

The Down East Journal (02/10-11/12)

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The Down East Journal
12:04 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

The Down East Journal (02/03-04/12)

The Down East Journal (02/03-04/12)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, the North Carolina Department of Transportation will begin charging for some free ferry routes, and increase charges for using others. We hear from residents who will be impacted by this change, and about the new DOT tolling proposals. And, a national idea is taking shape in eastern North Carolina, focusing on providing food for the hungry and showcasing local talent. Plus, the latest Garden Journal.

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The Down East Journal
9:07 am
Tue January 24, 2012

The Down East Journal (01/20-21/12)

The Down East Journal (01/20-21/12)

New Bern, NC – The Pantego Wind Project, planned for Beaufort County, is coming under fire. Some are concerned that the skyscraper-sized windmills would endanger migrating birds at the Pocosin Lakes Wildlife Refuge. Plus, commentator Joan Carris shares her resolutions for 2012. And, how to prepare for the fast approaching Spring in the Garden Journal.

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The Down East Journal
2:08 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

Down East Journal (1/13-14/12)

Down East Journal (1/13-14/12)

New Bern, NC – Compensation is recommended for those sterilized by a state Eugenics Board which shut down in the mid-1970s, a new whistleblower website debuts with a focus on North Carolina and six other states, public hearings begin January 18 on proposed toll increases and first-time tolls on five state ferry runs, Asheville author Tommy Hay's book "The Pleasure was Mine" looks at Alzheimer's disease from the eyes of the caregiver, and the latest from the Garden Journal

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The Down East Journal
9:39 am
Tue December 13, 2011

Down East Journal 12/9-10

Down East Journal 12/9-10

New Bern, NC – The Turnage Theatre in Washington is closing. Jazz legend Cedar Walton performs in ENC. Author Larry Tise talks about lesser known flights of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk after their historic First Flight. Garden Journal.

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The Down East Journal
9:51 am
Tue December 6, 2011

The Down East Journal (12/02-03/11)

New Bern, NC – A bill that would reduce excise tax for small breweries is before the US House of Representitives. This week on the Down East Journal, we travel to a local brewery in Farmville to see what the potential savings would mean. And, a popular folk legend and song is now a book. We talk to the author of "Tom Dooley: The Story Behind the Ballad."

The Down East Journal
8:06 am
Fri December 2, 2011

The Down East Journal (11/18-19/11)

New Bern, NC – While recycling is good for the environment, is it good for your health? LC Morris talks about the potentially harmful side effects of hormone disrupting substances and new legislation to regulate them. Plus, food writer and restaurant critic Eddy Browning shares some of his favorite Down East recipes just in time for Thanksgiving. And, the latest Garden Journal.

The Down East Journal
7:48 am
Fri December 2, 2011

The Down East Journal (11/25-26/11)

The Down East Journal (11/25-26/11)

New Bern, NC – After a Thanksgiving feast, there are always two things you can count on: leftovers and family. This week on the Down East Journal, we give you some tips on how to transform your leftovers. And, how to keep your family entertained after the holiday has come and gone. Plus, we'll hear from Charlotte's Amy Rogers whose collection "Hungry for Home" combines recipes and the stories behind them.

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The Down East Journal
6:04 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

The Down East Journal (11/11-12/11)

The Down East Journal (11/11-12/11)

New Bern, NC – The 100 or so people that make up the Craven Messiah Chorus are generally happy people But this time of year, they are especially cheerful. This week on the Down East Journal, research shows people who sing in choirs are happier, more productive, and healthier. Plus, A variety of influences from old time to new traditionalists, from West Coast to East Coast give an Asheville bluegrass quintet a unique flavor, as evidenced by their latest CD "Ravens & Crows."

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The Down East Journal
11:01 am
Mon November 7, 2011

The Down East Journal (08/19-20/11)

The Down East Journal (08/19-20/11)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, school transportation is operating under a $20 to $40 million deficit. We'll talk with schools in the east about buses and kids. And, we'll hear the stories of two people and their struggles through addition to recovery. Plus, commentary from Myrle Swicegood.

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The Down East Journal
10:57 am
Mon November 7, 2011

The Down East Journal (08/26-27/11)

The Down East Journal (08/26-27/11)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, North Carolina is bracing for Hurricane Irene. We talk to local residents and businesses at the coast that are preparing. And we talk to an Ocracoke resident who plans to ride out the storm. Plus, the latest Garden Journal.

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The Down East Journal
10:35 am
Mon November 7, 2011

The Down East Journal (10/28-29/11)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, damage from Hurricane Irene and water pollution are making it hard for oyster harvesters to keep up with the increasing demand. Plus, we talk to Tony Award winning actor, dancer and singer Ben Vereen who will be performing next week in Greenville. And, just in time for Halloween, the new CD from Chapel Hill's Southern Culture On The Skids "ZOMBIFIED" comes back to life.

The Down East Journal
10:31 am
Mon November 7, 2011

The Down East Journal (09/23-24/11)

The Down East Journal (09/23-24/11)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, the Democrats have been touring the state this week to see how the GOP budget has affected its citizens. And, local governments are working to reverse a toll imposed on a ferry that connects their two counties. A kudzu-eating bug first spotted in Georgia has now spread to eastern North Carolina. Farmers have found that kudzu isn't their only source of food

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The Down East Journal
10:29 am
Mon November 7, 2011

The Down East Journal (10/14-15/11)

The Down East Journal (10/14-15/11)

New Bern, NC – This week on the Down East Journal, there was dancing in the streets at the Mumfest in downtown New Bern this weekend. And, as unemployment continues to be a concern in North Carolina, people are growing more dependents on government programs. Plus, the latest Garden Journal.

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