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Mayor's Immigration Study Presented
12:00 pm
Tue January 23, 2007

Mayor's Immigration Study Presented

The Mayor's Immigration Study Commission presented its findings and recommendations to the Charlotte City Council Monday night. That set City Council members trying to figure out what headway they can make on the immigration issue. WFAE's Lisa Miller attended the meeting and has this report.

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Google Good News for Lenoir
12:00 pm
Mon January 22, 2007

Google Good News for Lenoir

The Hickory-Lenoir metro area hopes Google's announcement of a $600 million data center in Lenoir will help to reinvent an economy that has been hit hard by job losses in both the textile and furniture industries. WFAE's Craig Fahle spoke with Catawba Chamber of Commerce President Danny Hearn. He says no town deserved good news more than Lenoir.

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Natural?
12:00 pm
Fri January 19, 2007

Natural?

If the label says "all natural" the product is a quick hit with some consumers. But "natural" isn't always what it seems. WFAE commentator Peter Moore takes a look at some of the fine print.

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Interview DeVondia Roseborough
12:00 pm
Thu January 18, 2007

Interview DeVondia Roseborough

Additional segments of the interview with discussion participant DeVondia Roseborough.

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Love and Forgiveness
12:00 pm
Thu January 18, 2007

Love and Forgiveness

A small group of people in Charlotte is talking about "Love and Forgiveness." It's part of a national campaign that hopes people across the country will make both love and forgiveness a priority in their lives. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Interview DeVondia Roseborough
12:00 pm
Thu January 18, 2007

Interview DeVondia Roseborough

Additional segments of the interview with discussion participant DeVondia Roseborough.

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Love and Forgiveness
12:00 pm
Thu January 18, 2007

Love and Forgiveness

A small group of people in Charlotte is talking about "Love and Forgiveness." It's part of a national campaign that hopes people across the country will make both love and forgiveness a priority in their lives. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Stupendous College Applications
12:00 pm
Fri January 12, 2007

Stupendous College Applications

High school juniors (and some procrastinating seniors) are putting the final touches on their college applications, as deadlines approach. WFAE commentator Jean Roznik just went through the exercise with one of her kids.

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Water Transfer Request Granted
12:00 pm
Thu January 11, 2007

Water Transfer Request Granted

North Carolina's Environmental Management Commission late Wednesday granted a request by the cities of Concord and Kannapolis to use water from the Yadkin and the Catawba rivers. But the decision is unlikely the end of the matter. WFAE's Lisa Miller reports.

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York County Faces Unique Challenges
12:00 pm
Wed January 10, 2007

York County Faces Unique Challenges

As Charlotte continues its rapid growth, adjacent counties are experiencing similar growth. But York County in South Carolina is in a slightly different position. As part of another state, it has to compete with neighboring counties while operating under a different set of rules. Buddy Motz, Chair of the York County Council, spoke with WFAE's Craig Fahle about some of the unique challenges facing York County.

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