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10:35 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Red Wolf Recovery Project

Red Wolf Recovery Project

New Bern, NC – The wild population of Red Wolves is on the rise in eastern North Carolina thanks to the efforts of the Red Wolf Recovery Project.

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ENC Regional News
8:40 am
Mon April 6, 2009

North Carolina Cell Phone Laws

North Carolina Cell Phone Laws

New Bern, NC – A feature about North Carolina laws banning the use of cell phones while driving.

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ENC Regional News
8:34 am
Mon April 6, 2009

North Carolina Cell Phone Law

North Carolina Cell Phone Law

New Bern, NC – A look at North Carolina laws against operating a vehicle while using a cell phone.

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ENC Regional News
9:30 am
Mon March 9, 2009

Economic Stimulus Package: what it means for ENC

Economic Stimulus Package: what it means for ENC

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ENC Regional News
12:10 am
Thu March 5, 2009

Maritime Museum-restored LCVP handed over to 1st Division Museum

NC Maritime Museum completed restoration of LCVP

New Bern, NC – INTRO - A piece of World War II history has regained some of its original luster thanks to the efforts of the Watercraft Center at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
3:23 am
Tue March 3, 2009

Lyme Disease

Experts Discuss Lyme Disease

New Bern, NC – Health care professionals from various points on the globe came to Greenville to discuss cutting-edge treatment and diagnosing methods for diseases, specifically Lyme disease. Jared Brumbaugh has more...

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ENC Regional News
10:21 am
Fri February 20, 2009

DTV conversion delayed until June in eastern NC

DTV conversion delayed until June in eastern NC

New Bern, NC – INTRO - More than 400 TV stations had shut down their analog signals to go digital by this past Tuesday, despite the extension on the DTV deadline from Feb 17 to June 12. That includes ten in North Carolina six of those in the major Charlotte and Triangle markets... but none in eastern North Carolina. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
12:25 am
Fri January 16, 2009

New RiverKeeper named for the White Oak River basin

New RiverKeeper named for the White Oak River basin

New Bern, NC – INTRO - After about nine months without, the White Oak River basin has a new watchdog. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
12:20 am
Thu November 13, 2008

Beverly Perdue makes plans for assuming the Governorship

Beverly Perdue makes plans for assuming the Governorship

New Bern, NC –
INTRO - Lt. Governor Beverly Perdue will be inaugurated January 10th as the state's first female governor but the glow of this historic event will be somewhat dimmed as the state stumbles through an economic downturn. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
11:36 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Good news in big loss for state Libertarian Party

Good news in big Election Day loss for state Libertarian Party

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ENC Regional News
10:26 am
Tue November 11, 2008

Camp Lejeune Inmates Train Dogs for Wounded Warriors

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC – A program many thought would never work has reached fruition. Inmates in the Brig at Camp Lejeune are training service dogs for Wounded Warriors.

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ENC Regional News
11:49 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Janet Cowell, Democratic candidate for state treasurer

Janet Cowell, Democratic candidate for state treasurer

New Bern, NC – INTRO - Democrat Janet Cowell, like her opponent Republican Bill Daughtridge, is seeking to make the leap from state legislator to a member of the Council of State by running for state treasurer. George Olsen has this profile.

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ENC Regional News
10:48 am
Thu October 30, 2008

Republican candidate for state treasurer Bill Daughtridge

Republican candidate for state treasurer Bill Daughtridge

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ENC Regional News
8:54 am
Tue October 28, 2008

Race for the Cure: An Audio Postcard

Raleigh, NC – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and regular commentator Marion Blackburn recently participated in the Race for the Cure. She ran the race with her sister and sent us this audio post card about her experience.

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ENC Regional News
9:52 am
Fri October 24, 2008

Task Force Preps ENC for Military Influx

New Bern, NC – In the current economy, growth may not be a word that's used very often. However, in Eastern North Carolina the military population is expected to grow significantly over the next few years, and the Military Growth Task Force was formed to research and prepare the area to accommodate that growth. Public Radio East's Megen George recently spoke with Tom Gaskill, the Executive Director of the Military Growth Task Force.

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ENC Regional News
12:22 am
Mon September 29, 2008

New inland & coastal flood prediction system passes first test

New inland & coastal flood prediction system passes first test

New Bern, NC – INTRO - Tropical Storm Hanna provided an opportunity to test out a new project designed to better improve forecasts of coastal and inland flooding. George Olsen has more.

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ENC Regional News
9:22 am
Fri September 26, 2008

Candidate Profile: Lt. Governor Beverly Purdue

New Bern, NC – As Election Day nears, Public Radio East continues to bring you profiles and interviews with the candidates. Public Radio East's Megen George recently spoke with Lieutenant Governor and gubernatorial hopeful, Beverly Purdue.

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ENC Regional News
11:55 am
Tue September 23, 2008

Rise in Motorcylce Deaths

New Bern, NC –

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ENC Regional News
2:32 am
Tue September 16, 2008

Bicycle Paths in ENC

Bicycle Paths in ENC

New Bern, NC – More and more, motorists are sharing the road with cyclists and city governments are taking steps to make roads safe for both. Jared Brumbaugh reports>>>

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9:56 am
Thu September 11, 2008

National Park Service considers raccoon removal from South Core Banks

National Park Service considers raccoon removal from South Core Banks

New Bern, NC – INTRO - The National Park Service is taking public comment on a proposal for a one-time removal of a portion of the raccoon population on South Core Banks to see if that might help the survival rate of shorebird and sea turtle nestings. George Olsen has more.

In a lot of respects, the status of shorebirds at Cape Lookout National Seashore is as good as it's been in a long time.

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