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Lavin on Textile Industry
1:00 pm
Thu September 21, 2006

Lavin on Textile Industry

President Bush's Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade was in the area today, visiting a local textile company. Franklin Lavin toured Parkdale Mills in Gastonia, and met with local textile industry leaders. WFAE's Craig Fahle spoke with Undersecretary Lavin, and asked him about the state of the textile industry.

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The Latino Initiative
1:00 pm
Tue September 19, 2006

The Latino Initiative

Representatives from three counties in the Charlotte area are in Mexico, as part of a year long course called the Latino Initiative. It is designed to help them deal with demographic change in the rapidly growing area. Officials from Cabarrus, Union, and Rowan counties are visiting Mexico City and Guanajuato. WFAE's Craig Fahle spoke with one of the participants, Salisbury Mayor Susan Kluttz. He asked about the trip, and what she hopes to gain from it.

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Remembering Cliff
1:00 pm
Mon September 18, 2006

Remembering Cliff

A Marine from Charlotte who was killed in Iraq early this month was laid to rest this weekend leaving behind family, friends and a fiancee. WFAE's Simone Orendain has this remembrance of Cliff Golla.

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Light Rail Prices Increase
1:00 pm
Mon September 18, 2006

Light Rail Prices Increase

Remembering Cliff
1:00 pm
Mon September 18, 2006

Remembering Cliff

A Marine from Charlotte who was killed in Iraq early this month was laid to rest this weekend leaving behind family, friends and a fiancee. WFAE's Simone Orendain has this remembrance of Cliff Golla.

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Charlotte's Strong Housing Market
1:00 pm
Fri September 15, 2006

Charlotte's Strong Housing Market

Two weeks ago, we told you why the Charlotte economy has remained strong, despite downturns elsewhere. A similar trend is showing up in the housing market. Now, from the Carolinas Business Bureau, WFAE's Scott Graf examines why the market remains strong, and who's buying all those houses.

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Charlotte's Strong Housing Market
1:00 pm
Fri September 15, 2006

Charlotte's Strong Housing Market

Two weeks ago, we told you why the Charlotte economy has remained strong, despite downturns elsewhere. A similar trend is showing up in the housing market. Now, from the Carolinas Business Bureau, WFAE's Scott Graf examines why the market remains strong, and who's buying all those houses.

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Onboard a Flying Fortress
1:00 pm
Thu September 14, 2006

Onboard a Flying Fortress

A "living museum" will take to the skies out of Concord Regional Airport this weekend. The World War Two-era B-17 named "Liberty Belle" is in the region for tours on the ground and in the air.
WFAE's Simone Orendain took a media tour on the so-called "Flying Fortress."

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Onboard a Flying Fortress
1:00 pm
Thu September 14, 2006

Onboard a Flying Fortress

A "living museum" will take to the skies out of Concord Regional Airport this weekend. The World War Two-era B-17 named "Liberty Belle" is in the region for tours on the ground and in the air.
WFAE's Simone Orendain took a media tour on the so-called "Flying Fortress."

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Pandemic Conference in Conover
1:00 pm
Wed September 13, 2006

Pandemic Conference in Conover

A national conference designed to help businesses prepare for a pandemic will be held today in the Catawba County city of Conover. International pandemic expert Dr. Michael Osterholm will lead the event. WFAE's Mark Rumsey asked him to define pandemic.

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