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US House candidates talk issues at forum

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Candidates for the 7th District US House seat talked about the issues at a candidate forum Monday night.video Full story...
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Catlin, Jordan to debate tonight on WWAYTV3.com

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videoThe fall campaign season is upon us. Tonight, candidates for NC House District 20 will meet for a debate sponsored by WWAY and WHQR. Full story...
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WHQR-FM bringing 'All Things Considered' host Robert Siegel to Wilmington

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Veteran award-winning NPR journalist and Senior Host of All Things Considered Robert Siegel is coming to Wilmington to speak at WHQR Public Radio's 30th Anniversary annual fundraiser luncheon on April 24, 2014. Full story...
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NPR science host Flatow visits WHQR

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video The host of the radio show "Science Friday" is in Wilmington to make appearances for WHQR. NPR science correspondent Ira Flatow has a weekly call-in radio program that connects listeners with scientists. Full story...
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WHQR pledge drive underway

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video Hundreds of volunteers are answering calls from all over the region receiving pledges for WHQR radio's fundraising campaign. More than half of the station's annual budget comes from the drive. Full story...
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Wilmington leaders talk strategy to foster economic growth

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videoTuesday night Wilmington leaders reviewed last year's economic development and put a plan in place for further growth in 2013 at WHQR's public forum. Full story...
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CFEDC addresses economic impact of Titan

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videoThe Titan Cement plant has been billed as a jobs creator for the Cape Fear region, but to this point no concrete studies had been performed to back that statement up. That is until the Cape Fear Economic Development Council stepped in and commissioned a study. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 & WHQR-FM: The only 'official' baseball stadium debate TONIGHT at 7 p.m.

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video WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-FM 91.3 will co-host Wilmington's only "OFFICIAL" baseball stadium debate featuring Mayor Bill Saffo and City Councilman Kevin O'Grady along with "Vote No Stadium Tax" spokesperson Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty, who is also with the group. The debate will be TONIGHT at 7 p.m. Full story...
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Davis/Swearingen and Catlin/Gale candidate forums TONIGHT on RTV and WHQR at starting at 7 p.m.

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video WHQR 91.3fm Public Radio will host and broadcast two candidate forums with Ted Davis (R) and Emilie Swearingen (D) for NC House District 19 and Rick Catlin (R) and Tom Gale (D) for NC House District 20. The forum is TONIGHT at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. The forums will also air live on 91.3fm and on RTV. Full story...
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WHQR sets $165,000 goal during fall pledge drive

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Wilmington's WHQR-fm public radio is hoping to raise $165,000 during its week-long fall pledge drive. The drive makes up a large part of the non-profit radio station's funding. Full story...
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County Commission candidates meet for second forum

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videoCandidates for New Hanover County Commission met for a second forum at WHQR-FM Tuesday night. Among the issues discussed were economic development, harmony among the members of the County Commission and regulation. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission candidates face off in forum

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Six candidates running for three seats on the new Hanover County Commission met Tuesday night at WHQR downtown to voice their views on questions presented by Tricia Vance from the StarNews and Vicky Janowski of the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Full story...
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WHQR 91.3 announces the Spring Pledge Drive March 21-27

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WHQR Public Radio's spring fund drive will begin March 21 with a focus on community and sweepstakes drawings for an iPad and vacation getaways. This 7-day campaign is one of the on-air fundraising efforts that make up the largest single part of WHQR's funding. Full story...
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Voters get chance to meet and hear from candidates

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video Voters in Wilmington had another chance to hear from their candidates for city council and mayor Monday night. WHQR 91.3 FM held a candidates forum that let a live audience and a panel of journalist ask questions. Many of the questions revolved around jobs but voters WWAY spoke to were most interested in hearing and meeting each candidate in person. Full story...
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WHQR hosts live candidate forum tonight

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WHQR 91.3fm, along with the StarNews and WWAY will host live candidate forums tonight from 7-9 PM. The first hour of the show will be dedicated to the candidates running for Wilmington City Council. The second hour will focus on Wilmington's two mayoral candidates. Full story...
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