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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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Water Issue Could Spur Lawsuits
12:00 pm
Wed January 10, 2007

Water Issue Could Spur Lawsuits

Last fall, a sub-group of the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission recommended that Concord and Kannapolis be granted 10-million gallons of water a day, from both the Catawba and the Yadkin rivers. The cities were very disappointed because they'd requested significantly more. The full commission is set to make its ruling Wednesday afternoon. And by day's end, several lawsuits could be in the works. But suprisingly, none are expected to be filed by the Charlotte suburbs. WFAE's Scott Graf has more in this second part of a two-part series on the issue.

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Water Issue Could Spur Lawsuits
12:00 pm
Wed January 10, 2007

Water Issue Could Spur Lawsuits

Last fall, a sub-group of the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission recommended that Concord and Kannapolis be granted 10-million gallons of water a day, from both the Catawba and the Yadkin rivers. The cities were very disappointed because they'd requested significantly more. The full commission is set to make its ruling Wednesday afternoon. And by day's end, several lawsuits could be in the works. But suprisingly, none are expected to be filed by the Charlotte suburbs. WFAE's Scott Graf has more in this second part of a two-part series on the issue.

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