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How To Say
12:00 pm
Tue January 11, 2005

How To Say

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(1/11/05) With constant news coverage of the tsunami disaster, more and more peopleare getting exposed to a word they don't normally use. There's been asteady flow of Internet traffic as linguists and translators discuss thepronunciation of the word- "tsunami." Even among newscasters there doesn'tseem to be a consensus. WFAE's Simone Orendain talked with UNC linguist professor, Jennifer Smith to get some clarification. Smith specializes in the sounds in languages.

NASCAR Hall of Fame
12:00 pm
Thu January 6, 2005

NASCAR Hall of Fame

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(1-05-05) NASCAR has announced that Charlotte is one of four cities it's selected as finalists to become home to its Hall of Fame. Charlotte will be competing with Atlanta, Daytona Beach and Kansas City to land the attraction. To find out more about what's next in the process, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Carroll Gray, the president of the Charlotte Chamber.

Facing Unemployment in 2005
12:00 pm
Wed January 5, 2005

Facing Unemployment in 2005

(1/5/05) The new year is nicely underway and for most people that means going back to work after some time off for the holidays. For WFAE commentator Gerry Soud it means more time swimming in the unsettled waters of unemployment.
As a 50-something baby boomer with a great resume and references, I'm adept at swimming with the sharks, but these days it seems I'm stuck in a school of guppies.

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