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ENC Regional News
5:15 pm
Mon March 29, 2010

Camp Lejeune Marines Prepare for Deployment By Learning Afghan Language

New Bern, NC – As America focuses it's war efforts in Afghanistan, some marines at Camp Lejeune are preparing for deployment by learning the culture and language of the country. We talk to marines taking the Survival Level Afghani Course.

ENC Regional News
9:58 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Some Fear A Centuries Old Dialect Is Disappearing

Some Fear A Centuries Old Dialect Is Disappearing

New Bern, NC – The Carolina Brouge DVD: http://www.carolinabrogue.com/


North Carolina Life and Language Project: http://ncsu.edu/linguistics/ncllp/carolinabrogue.php


Take a dialect quiz! http://ncsu.edu/linguistics/ncllp/dialectquiz.php

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ENC Regional News
12:50 pm
Mon March 8, 2010

Hearing on Mental Health Care

Hearing on Mental Health Care

New Bern, NC – For more information on The Coalition, copy and paste the link into your address bar: www.thecoalitionnc.org/


March 1 - Greenville
Pitt Community College, Fulford Building, Rm. 153 Nursing Auditorium, Hywy 11 and
Firetower Rd.

March 15 - Charlotte
McLeod Center, 515 Clanton Road

March 30 - Greensboro
Place TBA - please see www.thecoalitionnc.org for updates

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ENC Regional News
12:04 pm
Mon March 8, 2010

ENC Fishermen Rally in Washington DC

ENC Fishermen Rally in Washington DC

New Bern, NC – Public Radio East talks to local fishermen about their protest of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, and why they think it's hurting their livelihood.

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ENC Regional News
9:43 am
Mon February 15, 2010

Camp Lejeune Marines Serve On The Ground In Haiti

Camp Lejeune Marines Serve On The Ground In Haiti

New Bern, NC –

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ENC Regional News
11:46 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Conversation With New Bern Doctor Heading to Haiti

New Bern Doctor Heading to Haiti

New Bern, NC – Public Radio East's Jared Brumbaugh talks with Dr. Rob Patterson as he prepares for a trip to Haiti.

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ENC Regional News
11:43 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Washington Road Race Raises Polio Awareness

Washington Road Race Raises Polio Awareness

New Bern, NC – A 10k Run/Walk along the Washington waterfront seeks to raise awareness about the global problem of Polio. Jared Brumbaugh reports:

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ENC Regional News
12:40 pm
Fri January 29, 2010

New report advocates restoration of longleaf pine forests in Southeast

New report advocates restoration of longleaf pine forests in Southeast

New Bern, NC – INTRO - A new report says restoring the Southeast's stands of longleaf pines could help the region deal with the effects of global warming while providing economic benefit. George Olsen has more.

The North Carolina State Toast opens with the line "Here's to the land of the Long Leaf Pine" which it once truly was, as it was throughout the South.

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ENC Regional News
10:01 am
Mon January 25, 2010

Camp Lejeune Marines Leave for Haiti

Camp Lejeune Marines Leave for Haiti

New Bern, NC – About 4,000 Marines and Sailors from the 24nd Marine Expeditionary Unit from Camp Lejeune and the Amphibious Readiness Group from Norfolk, VA joined thousands of other Marines, Sailors, Coast Guard and Army personnel providing humanitarian relief to disaster-stricken Haiti.

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ENC Regional News
8:55 am
Wed January 20, 2010

Invasive Species in ENC

Invasive Species in ENC

New Bern, NC – It's invasive species awareness week. We talk about how to identify and eradicate problem plants around your home. For more information on non-native plants that thrive in eastern North Carolina, visit http://www.invasive.org/

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ENC Regional News
11:05 am
Fri December 11, 2009

Residents Comment on Highway 17 Bypass

New Bern, NC – To obtain Alternative 2A and 2C maps, please e-mail Down East Journal Producer Jared Brumbaugh at: jbrumbaugh@publicradioeast.org.

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ENC Regional News
10:06 am
Thu December 3, 2009

Giving Back During the Holidays

Giving Back During the Holidays

New Bern, NC – A look at how national, regional, and local non-profit groups are giving back to the eastern North Carolina community.

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ENC Regional News
12:14 pm
Mon November 2, 2009

Paranormal Stories from ENC

Paranormal Stories from ENC

New Bern, NC – Non-profit Eastern North Carolina Paranormal, based in Greenville, researches and investigates paranormal phenomenon using scientific methods and equipment. Reporter Jared Brumbaugh talks with investigators about their personal experiences.

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ENC Regional News
10:54 am
Fri October 23, 2009

New landfill regulations ban plastic bottles

New landfill regulations ban plastic bottles

New Bern, NC – INTRO - The first of this month brought new regulations as to new and commonly used items banned from state landfills, though its actual effect on individual citizens is likely to be minimal. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
10:11 am
Mon October 12, 2009

Lionfish Roundup- PART 1

Lionfish Roundup- PART 1

New Bern, NC – Reporter Jared Brumbaugh travel 42 miles off the North Carolina coast with a team of divers for a lionfish roundup. Researchers are trying to gauge the impact of this tropical fish on eastern North Carolina. This is part one of a two part series.

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ENC Regional News
9:38 am
Mon October 12, 2009

Lionfish Roundup-PART 2

Lionfish Roundup-PART 2

New Bern, NC – We travel 42 miles off the coast in search of lionfish. Researchers are trying to gauge the impact of this tropical fish on eastern North Carolina. This is part two in a two part series.

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ENC Regional News
12:39 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

Three Sites in ENC Test Positive For Mercury

Three Sites in ENC Test Positive For Mercury

New Bern, NC – According to a study released in late August by the U.S. Geological Survey, mercury was detected in all fish sampled from 291 streams across the country. Of the three sites that were tested in eastern North Carolina, all had higher than normal levels of mercury. Jared Brumbaugh has more.

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ENC Regional News
1:52 pm
Wed September 23, 2009

Four Day Work Week in Wayne County Government Proves Success

Four day workweek in Wayne County Government... one year out.

New Bern, NC – Wayne County Government has had a four-day work week in effect for most of its employees for just over a year as they sought to reduce costs and maintain their tax rate.

The four-day, ten-hour-a-day schedule went into effect on August 4, 2008 as the Wayne County Board of Commissioners presented the task to County Manager Lee Smith to balance the budget without a tax rate increase.

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ENC Regional News
11:16 am
Mon September 21, 2009

Oyster Reef Restoration project in Pamlico Sound underway

Oyster Reef Restoration project in Pamlico Sound underway

New Bern, NC – INTRO - Efforts to rebuild oyster fisheries in coastal North Carolina are getting a boost with the help of federal stimulus dollars. George Olsen has more.

The current numbers on oyster reefs when compared to the historical record are not good.

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ENC Regional News
8:18 am
Mon September 21, 2009

Estimates for Fish Kill in Neuse River at 50 Million

New Bern – The latest on a fish kill that wiped out 50 million menhaden in the Neuse River. Reporter Jared Brumbaugh has more>>>

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