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Catawba County Leaders Study Knoxville
12:00 pm
Thu November 2, 2006

Catawba County Leaders Study Knoxville

A delegation of leaders from the Hickory area last week went to Knoxville, Tennessee. They were sizing up Knoxville's economic and educational programs. From the Carolinas Business Bureau, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with one of the trip's participants, Danny Hearn, president of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce.

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Bobcats' Season Begins
12:00 pm
Wed November 1, 2006

Bobcats' Season Begins

The Charlotte Bobcats open their third season Wednesday at their uptown arena. As expected, wins have been hard to come by for the brand new franchise. And fan support has been lackluster. So, in the offseason, the organization underwent major front office changes. To talk more about those moves and for an update on ticket sales, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Erik Spanberg, a sports business writer for the Charlotte Business Journal.

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Gaston Gathers Sex Offenders
12:00 pm
Tue October 31, 2006

Gaston Gathers Sex Offenders

In North Carolina, registered sex offenders on probation are not allowed to participate in Halloween. They have to be in their homes by 5:00p.m. on October 31 or right after work. They have to turn off their porch lights and they can not open their doors to trick or treaters. But Gaston county is taking it further. The county is requiring all registered sex offenders currently on parole or probation to report to the county courthouse Halloween night. WFAE's Craig Fahle spoke with Lisha Pharr, chief of probation and parole in Gaston County.

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US House District 12
12:00 pm
Mon October 30, 2006

US House District 12

Mel Watt(D) and Ada M. Fisher(R)

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US House District 8
12:00 pm
Mon October 30, 2006

US House District 8

Larry Kissell(D) and Robin Hayes(R)

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NC House of Representatives District 100
12:00 pm
Mon October 30, 2006

NC House of Representatives District 100

Jim Black(D) and Hal Jordan(R)

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Mecklenburg County Commission At-Large
12:00 pm
Mon October 30, 2006

Mecklenburg County Commission At-Large

Parks Helms(D), Wilhelmenia Rembert(D), Jennifer Roberts (D), Kaye McGarry(R), Jim Puckett (R), Dan Ramirez (R).

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Mecklenburg County Commission 1,2 and 4
12:00 pm
Mon October 30, 2006

Mecklenburg County Commission 1,2 and 4

County Commission District 1: Thurman Ross and Karen BentleyCounty Commission District 2: Norman A. Mitchell, Sr. and Debbie WareCounty Commission District 4: Dumont Clark and Clarence Puckett

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"Monet in Normandy" Comes to Raleigh
1:00 pm
Thu October 26, 2006

"Monet in Normandy" Comes to Raleigh

A collection of paintings by Impressionist master Claude Monet is on exhibit in Raleigh. "Monet in Normandy" is showing at the North Carolina Museum of Art through January 14th. WFAE's Mark Rumsey got some details from Martin Armes with the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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Area Restaurants' Air Quality
1:00 pm
Thu October 19, 2006

Area Restaurants' Air Quality

The Mecklenburg County Health Department has released a study that shows the air in restaurants and bars that permit smoking is five times unhealthier than in establishments where smoking is not allowed. Kate Uslan, Mecklenburg County's Tobacco Control Coordinator, spoke with WFAE's Craig Fahle about the study.

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