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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed May 30, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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Mecklenburg County Budget
Budget recommendations for the Mecklenburg County government were recently released. We'll be joined by two county commissioners to get their views on the winners, losers and needs for the county in the next fiscal year.
Guests
Parks Helms - Democratic County Commissioner
Dan Ramirez - Republican County Commissioner
Join the show: 704-926-WFAE (9323), 800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue May 29, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Summer Movie Season
Our movie guys are back to discuss the popcorn blockbusters of the summer movie season. They will review some of the early summer films and preview films coming in the dog days of summer.
Guests
Lawrence Toppman - Film critic for the Charlotte Observer
Matt Brunson - Film critic for Creative Loafing
Sean O'Connell - Film critic for the Charlotte Weekly
Join the show: 704-926-WFAE (9323), 800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon May 28, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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Beekeepers
Join us for a holiday rebroadcast of one of our most popular shows. Learn fascinating facts about bees and beekeeping in Mecklenburg County and beyond.
Guests
Richard Flanaghan - President of the Mecklenburg County Beekeepers Association
Larry Thompson - "Bee Guy" and Master Beekeeper
Jeff Knight - "Bee Guy" and Master Beekeeper
Since this is a rebroadcast we won't be able to take yours calls.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri May 25, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Road Trips
Summer travel season is upon us. A new Charlotte Observer publication looks at some popular road trips in our region.
Guests
John Bordsen - Charlotte Observer Travel Editor
Darcy Grimes - AAA Carolinas
Susan Dosier - VisitNC
Call or email with your favorite destinations!
Contact the show: 704-926-WFAE (9323), 800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Memorial Day
1:00 pm
Fri May 25, 2007

Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, we hear from WFAE commentator Steve Campbell. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he tells us how a chance meeting in an otherwise ordinary setting changed his thinking about this day.

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Lunch with Friday Friends
1:00 pm
Fri May 25, 2007

Lunch with Friday Friends

Across the Charlotte area today, pairs of strangers are meeting for lunch. The "Friday Friends" program is another trust-building component of Crossroads Charlotte, which was formed to bridge the racial gap in the region by 2015. WFAE's Simone Orendain followed a first meeting between some new "Friday Friends."

For more information: www.crossroadscharlotte.org
www.fridayfriends.org

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu May 24, 2007

Charlotte Talks

The U.S. Navy
Join us to learn about life in the Navy. Rear Admiral David Architzel is in Charlotte and he'll share his insight on several topical issues, such as the proposed Outlying Landing Field in Eastern North Carolina, the Navy build-up in the Persian Gulf, and what life is like aboard an aircraft carrier.
Guest
Rear Admiral David Architzel - program executive officer for aircraft carriers with the U.S. Navy.
Contact the show: 704-926-WFAE (9323), 800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Keeping Teachers in the Classroom
1:00 pm
Thu May 24, 2007

Keeping Teachers in the Classroom

We look at the difficulty the area faces in trying to attract quality teachers. Once those teachers get here, how do we keep them? With school districts under increasing pressure to raise scores on standardized tests, having qualified folks in the classroom is crucial.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed May 23, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue May 22, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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