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On The Way Up | Episode 2

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Friday Feature- Buncombe Co. Groups vs. Childhood Obesity

WNCW's Friday Feature Interview of the Week (original air date Feb. 3rd, 2017) focused on how various groups in Buncombe County are working together in the fight and prevention of Childhood Obesity. Interviews were conducted with Jan Shepherd, Buncombe Co. Health and Human Services Health Division Director and Terri March, Health Improvement Specialist of MAHEC (Mountain Area Health Education Center). Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature of the Week, Paul Foster

More to the Story: Upstate Hospitals - Health Scare?

The Medical University of South Carolina recently announced that up to 3,000 patients, including some in the Upstate, may have been exposed to dangerous bacteria since 2012 during open-heart surgery through the use of a piece of contaminated equipment. Health Reporter for the Greenville News - Liv Osby talked about her article on this subject during this More to the Story that aired February 1st (2017). Posted by Host and Producer of More To The Story, WNCW's Paul Foster

On The Way Up | Episode 1

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Friday Feature- The Asheville Women's March

While Washington, DC was having a Women's March on Saturday, January 21st, other parts of the nation were putting on their own. This included Asheville. WNCW's Mary Hughes not only spoke with organizers of the march, she took to the streets and spoke with participants for the reasons why this was an important cause to them. This feature was originally presented on air January 27, 2017. Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's Friday Feature Interview of the Week, Paul Foster

Friday Feature- The Asheville Women's March

While Washington, DC was having a Women's March on Saturday, January 21st, other parts of the nation were putting on their own. This included Asheville. WNCW's Mary Hughes not only spoke with organizers of the march, she took to the streets and spoke with participants for the reasons why this was an important cause to them. This feature was originally presented on air January 27, 2017. Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's Friday Feature Interview of the Week, Paul Foster

More to the Story: WNC Farm Goods to Markets Challenge

The Asheville Citizen-Times Mackensy Lunsford was guest on WNCW's 'More to the Story', January 25th to talk about her recent article 'Farmers Find Getting Goods Into Markets A Challenge'. Do many grocery outlets want to deal with smaller farms/farmers? What are concerns about this process from the Farmer and the Grocery Chain? Posted by Host and Producer of More to the Story, Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

More to the Story: The Clemson Title Run

Greenville News Sports Reporter- Scott Keepfer recapped the 2016 College Football Season for the Clemson Tigers, who won the National Championship. The town of Clemson and its alumni and fans are still celebrating the big victory over Alabama. Originally aired as the WNCW More To The Story, January 18, 2017. Posted by Paul Foster, Host and Producer of WNCW's More to the Story Segment

Friday Feature: Human Trafficking Support in WNC

The Buncombe County YMCA uses James Plunkett to bring awareness to the fight against Human Trafficking in Western North Carolina. Yes, this terrible crime does exist in North Carolina. James talks about 'Project Fight' during this Friday Feature Interview of the Week (original air date January 13, 2017). Posted by Paul Foster, Host and Producer of WNCW's Friday Feature Interview of the Week

More to the Story: Code for Asheville

WNCW's 'More to the Story' returns for 2017 featuring a discussion with Beth Walton of the Asheville Citizen Time's about her story on the group Code for Asheville . Aired January 11, Walton describes how this tech group of volunteers or civic hackers is helping build community solutions. Posted by Paul Foster, host and producer of More To The Story

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