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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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Image Only
1:00 pm
Tue October 17, 2006

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Mecklenburg County Commision Candidates Debate
1:00 pm
Tue October 17, 2006

Mecklenburg County Commision Candidates Debate

All six candidates for the three at-large seats on the Mecklenburg County Commission participated in a debate recently at WTVI public television in Charlotte. WFAE news intern Janelle Lilley was at the debate, and has this report.

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Mecklenburg County Commision Candidates Debate
1:00 pm
Tue October 17, 2006

Mecklenburg County Commision Candidates Debate

All six candidates for the three at-large seats on the Mecklenburg County Commission participated in a debate recently at WTVI public television in Charlotte. WFAE news intern Janelle Lilley was at the debate, and has this report.

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The NASCAR Air Force Base
1:00 pm
Fri October 13, 2006

The NASCAR Air Force Base

Since many of NASCAR's top teams are headquartered around the Charlotte area, this weekend's races at Lowe's Motor Speedway serve as sort of a "home game." But most weeks, teams have to fly to where the race is. And that means big business for the small airport that many of the teams use. For WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Scott Graf reports.

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The NASCAR Air Force Base
1:00 pm
Fri October 13, 2006

The NASCAR Air Force Base

Since many of NASCAR's top teams are headquartered around the Charlotte area, this weekend's races at Lowe's Motor Speedway serve as sort of a "home game." But most weeks, teams have to fly to where the race is. And that means big business for the small airport that many of the teams use. For WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Scott Graf reports.

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Force of Nature
1:00 pm
Thu October 12, 2006

Force of Nature

A project involving universities and art galleries in North and South Carolina has brought Japanese modern artists here this month to create works about the relationship between humans and nature. As they create their works, many are getting up close with the local environment. David Boraks reports.

For detail, photographs and a calendar of events, visit the Force of Nature project website.

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Force of Nature
1:00 pm
Thu October 12, 2006

Force of Nature

A project involving universities and art galleries in North and South Carolina has brought Japanese modern artists here this month to create works about the relationship between humans and nature. As they create their works, many are getting up close with the local environment. David Boraks reports.

For detail, photographs and a calendar of events, visit the Force of Nature project website.

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Hayes and Kissel Debate
1:00 pm
Wed October 11, 2006

Hayes and Kissel Debate

Most congressional pundits had counted North Carolina's 8th District as a safe Republican seat in this year's elections. But recent developments are making Republicans nervous. New data put out by a Democratic polling firm show Democrat challenger Larry Kissel in a virtual dead heat with incumbent Republican Robin Hayes. The two met in Charlotte to tape a televised debate at WTVI. WFAE's Craig Fahle has this report.

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Hayes and Kissel Debate
1:00 pm
Wed October 11, 2006

Hayes and Kissel Debate

Most congressional pundits had counted North Carolina's 8th District as a safe Republican seat in this year's elections. But recent developments are making Republicans nervous. New data put out by a Democratic polling firm show Democrat challenger Larry Kissel in a virtual dead heat with incumbent Republican Robin Hayes. The two met in Charlotte to tape a televised debate at WTVI. WFAE's Craig Fahle has this report.

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