North Carolina native Dr. Tom Marshburn recently returned to earth after spending five months in space aboard the International Space Station. He spoke with WFAE reporter Duncan McFadyen and David Hurand.
WCQS partners with ASAP -- the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project -- for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5am - 9am).
What’s fresh at markets this week? What isn’t! These days, summer favorites like beans, bell peppers, cabbages, eggplants, potatoes, and tomatoes are joining an already seasonal abundance of greens, summer squash, berries, and peaches.
It appears unlikely that state or federal disaster aid will be sought for residents and businesses affected by recent flooding. That's the assessment of North Carolina Division of Emergency Management Western Branch Manager Mike Cook. Cook oversees emergency management for counties west of Interstate 77. He spoke with David Hurand
Rain is in the forecast through the weekend and the potential for more flooding remains high for Western North Carolina. David Hurand spoke with State Emergency Management Area Coordinator Jeff Cardwell and Buncombe County Emergency Services Director Jerry Vehaun.
In a move supporters claim will reduce the number of abortions in the state and opponents claim will further restrict access to women's health care clinics, the State Senate has passed new restrictions on clinics that provide abortion services. David Hurand spoke with the Medical Director for Planned Parenthood Health System, Dr. Donna Burkett about the bill which is now on its way to the State House.
It began in a single room at Mission Hospital more than forty years ago and this week it was announced that the Health Adventure in Asheville will close July 14th. In 1992 the Health Adventure became a part of Pack Place Education, Arts and Science Center. A couple of years ago it relocated to the Biltmore Square Mall.
David Hurand spoke with the Chair of the Health Adventure Board of Advisors, Dr. Mark Knollman