WNCW-FM Podcasts

Podcasts of visiting artists and local news stories.

Asheville Citizen-Times 'Community Engagement Editor' Casey Blake was guest of this More to the Story from March 21, 2018.  Casey recapped the story about the body-cam video of a former Asheville Police Officer seen beating a man, who was being taken in to custody for jaywalking.  While the footage was from August 2017, it was not known about until it showed up in the hands of the Citizen-Times in February of this year.  Charges have since been filed against the former officer, while the victim is suing both the Police Dept.

Friday Feature: Safe Water Now

Mar 20, 2018
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Safe Water Now

Based in Asheville, the Non-Profit Group 'Safe Water Now' has a mission to help provide safe and clean water to the people of Tanzania.  Safe Water Now is celebrating this month the United Nations World Water Day.  As a part of that special day, Safe Water Now presents a fundraiser, as regional musicians jam together on March 21st.  This Friday Feature from March 16, 2018 features an interview with Safe Water's Tracy Hawkins and Dorsey Parker, who was a contributor of the concert.

More to the Story from March 14, 2018 involved a visit from Ely Portillo, Economic Development, Business, and Finance Reporter for the Charlotte Observer.  Portillo talks about overlay districts - saving Charlotte Neighborhoods with certain character, the possible rewriting of outdated city zoning rules, and the Queen City's next planned skyscraper.

Posted by Host and Producer of More to the Story, WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and NPR Morning Edition Regional Host- Paul Foster.

Friday Feature: Do You Get Enough Sleep?

Mar 15, 2018
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Perhaps you exercise, eat healthy, and do other things to take good care of yourself. However, if you don't get the proper amount of sleep and your body doesn't get in to a full deep sleep, everything else you're doing may be on no benefit.  The Importance of Good Sleep was spotlighted during this Friday Feature, as we interviewed two medical experts in the region.  Shari Newman- Clinical Manager of Sleep Services with Spartanburg Regional and Dr. Russell Stewart of the Rutherford Regional Healthcare System.   This segment originally aired           March 9, 2018.