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Carolyn Young filming for NPR's Night Owl series
Joe Kendrick

In this episode, we sample some of the many different styles of music WNCW loves to play, including some tasty covers by the likes of Infamous Stringdusters, Charley Crockett,  Dori Freeman and newcomer Elise LeGrow. Plus, a Doo Wop “Segue Of The Week”, and on DJ For A Day, a conversation with Isothermal Community College broadcast instructor Carolyn Young about our mini adventure with NPR filming videos for their Night Owl series, and more.

Super Yamba Band with WNCW's Program Director Joe Kendrick
Photo by Vicki Dameron

Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Super Yamba Band brought their six piece lineup to WNCW’s Studio B this summer and laid down a fantastic session. Here's the playback of Joe Kendrick’s interview with bandleader and drummer Daniel Yount, featuring music from their performance here, including their song “Blue Lights”, which will appear on Crowd Around the Mic, Volume 21.

Friday Feature: Coal Ash Ponds (Duke Energy) Update

Oct 17, 2017
Rogers Energy Complex (Cliffside Steam Station)
www.duke-energy.com

In 2016, WNCW presented interviews with Duke Energy and Western North Carolina environmental advocate group, Mountain True about Duke's Coal Ash pits, in particular at Cliffside, NC's power plant.  What is the current condition of the Broad River, used by the plant? Mountain True says one thing and Duke Energy another.  Danielle Peoples representing Duke Energy and David Caldwell representing Mountain True joined WNCW again for this informative Friday Feature Interview (originally aired October 13, 2017).

Friday Feature- Domestic Violence in N.C.

Oct 10, 2017
Child covering her ears
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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and WNCW invited the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence to give us the latest statistics for the state, tips, and advice for those either experiencing or witnessing the problem.  Guest was Dana Mangum, Executive Director of the Coalition.  Original air date was October 6, 2017.

Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week, Paul Foster

More To The Story: Mission Health vs. Blue Cross NC

Oct 10, 2017

Making sense of the Mission Health - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina dispute was discussed with State and Federal Politics and Government Reporter- Mark Barrett of the Asheville Citizen-Times.  Since this interview, Mission Health with hospitals in Asheville and throughout Western NC, did end a relationship with Blue Cross/Blue Shield.  Is it all about money?  How is this effecting an individual's important health insurance?  This interview originally aired October 4, 2017.

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