Michelle Keenan

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Food and Drink
8:43 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

Apples are arriving at area tailgate markets!

WCQS partners with ASAP -- the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project -- for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5am - 9am).

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Food and Drink
11:13 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

This week, beans are hogging the spotlight at area farmers tailgate markets. After all, hills of beans can be found now—literally!

WCQS partners with ASAP -- the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project -- for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5am - 9am).

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Station News
10:51 am
Thu August 29, 2013

The Winners of the WCQS Ticket to Ride Summer Raffle are . . .

Congratulations to Tom and Margaret Kuhn, winners of WCQS Ticket to Ride Summer Raffle grand prize - a 2013 VW Passat TDI SE from Harmony Motors!

Thanks to everyone who entered the WCQS Ticket to Ride Summer Raffle!

The winners were drawn at random on August 28th at Harmony Motors. Without further ado:

The winners of our Spirit of Adventure Prize - a Dagger Mamba kayak and a Yakima roof rack are Pete and Ann Ginkel of Roswell, Georgia.

The winners of our Getaway From it All Prize - a luxurious stay at the Old Edwards Inn and Spa are Norma and Bob Kimzey of Clyde, North Carolina.

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Station News
5:14 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Join WCQS for special coverage from NPR for the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington.

WCQS will broadcast special coverage on Wednesday for the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington. Our coverage from NPR will begin at 2 p.m.

Speakers scheduled to speak between 2-3 PM ET:
•         Representative John Lewis
•         President Jimmy Carter
•         President Bill Clinton
•         Members of the King family
•         President Obama

The speeches are scheduled to run 6-7 minutes each and we will carry them without interruption. President Obama is scheduled to speak between 2:45 PM ET and 3.05PM ET. 

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Station News
9:01 am
Mon August 26, 2013

And the winner is . . .

Join us at Harmony Motors for the Grand Prize Drawing on Wednesday at 5.

Thanks to everyone who entered the WCQS Ticket to Ride Summer Raffle!

Please join us at Harmony Motors from 4 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28th for a raffle celebration. Our prize winners will be drawn at random shortly after 5 p.m. and announced on air during All Things Considered. You do not have to be present [at the reception] or listening [to WCQS] to win. We will contact all winners directly.

We will be drawing winners for:

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Arts and Culture
12:40 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Live Jazz Today at 2!

Jazz pianist, Michael Jefry Stevens, performs live in the WCQS studios, August 23rd at 2 p.m.

Tune in today at 2 for another live performance from our studios. We'll be joined by jazz pianist Michael Jefry Stevens and guitarist Gary Moore.

That's live from the Vetust Study Club Performance Studio Friday at 2 on WCQS.

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Arts and Culture
12:50 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

My Sound World - The NPR T-Shirt Design Challenge!

NPR is hosting a T-shirt Design Challenge this August with the popular crowdsourcing vendor Threadless, inviting listeners and the global Threadless community to submit and/or score designs based on the theme "My Sound World."

This Threadless "Causes" project engages listeners,  encourages creativity, and promotes the public radio brand in a popular space. It's also an opportunity for users and visitors to the Design Challenge page on Threadless.com to donate to their favorite public radio station.

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Station News
6:09 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Early Bird Prize-Winner!

All Things Considered host, Trent Henley, gives Early Bird winner, Carla Parvin, her Ingles gift card.

Join us in congratulating our Early Bird Prize-winner, Carla Parvin! Carla won $1,000 in gas from Ingles!  (Everyone who entered the raffle by midnight August 4th was entered in the Early Bird drawing.)

Carla is also still in the running for our Grand Prize - a 2013 VW Passat TDI SE from Harmony Motors; our Getaway Prize, a luxurious stay at The Old Edwards Inn and Spa; and our Spirit of Adventure Prize, a Dagger Mamba kayak and Yakima roof rack from a generous sponsor.

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Station News
1:52 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

The Early Bird Prize-winner is . . .

Who will win $1,000 in gas from Ingles? Fine out August 7th during the 5 o'clock hour of All Things Considered.

Tune in Wednesday, August 7, 2013 during the 5 p.m. hour when we announce the winner of the WCQS Ticket to Ride Summer Raffle Early Bird Prize of $1,000 in gas from Ingles! 

Whoever the lucky winner is, their name will go right back into the pot for the rest of our Summer Raffle prizes, including our Grand Prize, a 2013 VW Passat TDI with clean diesel technology. If you haven't had a chance to get your lucky Ticket to Ride, you can purchase them right now.

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