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3:05 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Asheville Autism Pride Week

The first Asheville Autism Pride Week runs June 16th-through June 22nd.  David Hurand spoke with one of the events participants  Dave Spicer.  To see the full schedule of Autism Pride Week events visit their web site.
http://autismprideweek.org

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Arts and Culture
2:57 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Travel to Cuba with WCQS: More Seats Available!

Experience the sights and sounds of Cuba with WCQS!

We've had an overwhelming wonderful response when we announced our upcoming trip Rediscover Cuba - A Cultural Exploration. So much so, we added a second trip to Cuba next spring. Both trips initially sold out, but we now have a few spaces on the trip departing February 18, 2014. The spaces won't last long, so be sure to sign up now if you are interested.

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Business
9:46 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Weather Watch: Wet Spring

It's been a record setting wet Spring for much of Western North Carolina. David Hurand spoke with Atmospheric Sciences Professor and WCQS weather expert Ed Brotak about why the region has seen so much rain and the June to November Hurricane Season.

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Arts and Culture
9:37 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Tony Kiss Weekend Update

Tony Kiss checks out the entertainment scene and offers his suggestions for the Father's Day
Weekend.

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Arts and Culture
11:23 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Wet Weather Won't Stop Gardeners

Many farmers and back yard gardeners have been spending a great deal of time working in the rain.  David Hurand spoke

with WCQS gardening expert Alison Arnold about the wet Spring and plants that are thriving.

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Politics
12:07 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Settlement Offer or Intimidation Attempt?

Asheville City Council has made it clear  it will not drop the city's legal challenge of a state law that transfers control of  the Asheville Water System to the Metropolitan Sewerage Distrct and a Regional Authority.  David Hurand spoke with Mt. Xpress Senior News Reporter David Forbes about the will of council and a recent email exchange between members of the local delegation to the General Assembly and Mayor Terry Bellamy.

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Arts and Culture
12:27 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me Asheville Show Sold Out!

Host Peter Sagal and Official Judge & Scorekeeper Carl Kasell toss a bit of fun with the news on NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!"
Tony Nagelmann NPR

It's official - Western North Carolina loves Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell. Tickets for the August 1st Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! show at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium went on sale Thursday June 6th and sold out the very next day!

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Arts and Culture
8:35 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Tony Kiss Weekend Update

Tony Kiss takes a look at the Arts and Culture scene in Western North Carolina.  High on his agenda, lots and lots of live theater, an Art Walk, free music from the porch of the Thomas Wolfe House, and a couple of new movies.

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Arts and Culture
6:10 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Asheville's River Arts District On the Move

The first of two annual River Arts District Studio Strolls takes place Saturday and Sunday (June 8th - 9th).

David Hurand spoke with Asheville Citizen Times reporter Jason Sandford about the pace of change along the river in Asheville.

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Politics
1:42 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

"LOCAL BILLS" ON GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGENDA

It has been a couple of weeks since the North Carolina Senate sent its' version of a new state budget to the house.  While many lawmakers have focused much of their attention on the budget and proposals to overhaul the state tax system, Republican members of the General Assembly from Buncombe County have been busy introducing bills that directly effect local government.  David Hurand spoke with Asheville Citizen Times reporter Mark Barrett bout the unusual number of bills that hit close to home...

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