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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed August 29, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Message in a Bottle
1:00 pm
Tue August 28, 2007

Message in a Bottle

It was two years ago when Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, inundating the city and surrounding areas. A photo exhibit on the hurricane's effects a year and a half later is on display in Charlotte. The images were captured by young people from Charlotte and New Orleans. WFAE's Simone Orendain has this report.
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Traveling Lessons
1:00 pm
Mon August 27, 2007

Traveling Lessons

Summer is winding down and memories of travels linger for many. WFAE commentator Jean Roznik was reminded of this traveling lesson from the past.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon August 27, 2007

Charlotte Talks

One Fan's Appreciation
1:00 pm
Fri August 24, 2007

One Fan's Appreciation

The Carolina Panthers host the New England Patriots Friday in a nationally-televised pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium. With another football season arriving WFAE commentator Bruce Elliot has been contemplating some of the sport's life lessons.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri August 24, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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Delta Burke
Another edition of our Great Conversations series. Delta Burke is a televesion star, but her personal life has been filled with fighting demons like weight issues and depression. Tune-in for a frank and candid discussion with Delta Burke.
Since this is a rebroadcast we will be unable to take your calls.

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The Godfather of Black Cinema
1:00 pm
Fri August 24, 2007

The Godfather of Black Cinema

Six films directed by Charles Burnett are playing this weekend in Charlotte. Fellow filmmakers and critics have praised Burnett's work. But his films don't often get screened. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Charles Burnett about why he makes movies.

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Philippine Postcard
1:00 pm
Thu August 23, 2007

Philippine Postcard

Stories of traffic nightmares and serious space issues dominate life in Charlotte. And these stories are also pretty common when people talk about visiting the Philippines. For a reality check, WFAE's Simone Orendain recently traveled to its capital Manila, which is the most densely populated city in the world. Here's an audio slideshow.

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu August 23, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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Bridges and Infrastructure
The recent bridge collapse in Minnesota has called attention to the structural integrity of many of the nation's bridges. We'll talk about North Carolina bridges that have been deemed less than safe by an annual AAA of the Carolinas survey and what the NCDOT plans to do to keep travelers safe.
Guests:
Tom Crosby - AAA of the Carolinas
Robert Similie - CPCC Non-Destructive Examination Program instructor
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Allergens on CMS Menu
1:00 pm
Thu August 23, 2007

Allergens on CMS Menu

In this new year, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will list allergens on breakfast and lunch menu items. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with CMS Assistant Director of Child Nutrition Services, Amy Harkey about the change.

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