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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu July 5, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Ice Cream and Gelato
With summer heating up, we'll cool down with a show on ice cream and its Italian sister, gelato. We'll get some history on the long-time treat (did you know ice cream has been around since the 4th century B.C.?), tips on some of the tastiest, and even some help with making it at home.
Guests
Peter Reinhart - Chef-on-Assignment, Johnson & Wales
Shannon Jackson Arnold - author, Everybody Loves Ice Cream: The Whole Scoop on America's Favorite Treat
Marco Ventura - Gelato expert, CafeĀ“ Mia in Birkdale Village.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed July 4, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Plastic Patriotism?
1:00 pm
Tue July 3, 2007

Plastic Patriotism?

This Fourth of July holiday week finds American flags adorning many homes and yards around Charlotte. WFAE commentator Beth Resler Walters says that's fine-- so long as the residents choose to put the flags there.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue July 3, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Rare Plant Blooms at UNCC
1:00 pm
Tue July 3, 2007

Rare Plant Blooms at UNCC

The Titan Arum, the plant that produces one of the world's largest flowers bloomed at UNC Charlotte over the weekend. It's known as the Corpse Flower because it gives off a smell likened to rotting roadkill. WFAE's Lisa Miller takes a look at what one rare blossom can do for a greenhouse full of plants.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon July 2, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri June 29, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Richard Simmons
We continue our summer series of the great personalities of Charlotte Talks with one of our favorite conversations. Richard Simmons is a long time and well known fitness guru. He uses humor, encouragement and his own brand of exercise to help people lose weight and feel good about themselves. Join us for a laugh filled hour with Richard Simmons.
Since this is a rebroadcast, we won't be able to take your calls or emails.

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Boy Scout Breaks Record
1:00 pm
Fri June 29, 2007

Boy Scout Breaks Record

Thirteen year-old Anthony Aldrich II from Mecklenburg County has sold the most popcorn of any Boy Scout in the U.S. this year. His sales totaled nearly $20,000 to benefit the Boy Scouts. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Aldrich about what it takes to sell so much popcorn.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu June 28, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte's New City Manager
We'll talk with brand new City Manager Curt Walton about his position and plans for the city's future.

Contact the show: 704-926-9323-, 800-603-9323, or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Bank Exec Retiring
1:00 pm
Thu June 28, 2007

Bank Exec Retiring

Friday in Charlotte, a banking career that's spanned nearly 40-years will come to an end. Graham Denton, Bank of America's Market President Executive, is retiring. WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with him about his career.

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