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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri April 20, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Gang ViolenceMecklenburg County teens take it upon themselves to educate each other about gangs and gang violence. They will hold a town hall meeting on April 21, but first they visit with us to talk about gang violence in Mecklenburg County and how young people can do something about it. GuestsLaurie Garo, Lecturer, UNC-Charlotte, child advocate with the Youth Leadership AcademyDetective Harold Jackson, Gang Intelligence Unit Detective, CMPDJontavius Washington, Junior at Garringer High SchoolKenosha Mayhan-Carr, Junior at Phillip O. Berry Academy

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu April 19, 2007

Charlotte Talks

African American AgendaEarlier this year an organization called CM3A set out to understand what the African American Agenda should be in our region. Their studies have culminated and they have arrived at a set of initiatives to advance African Amercian causes. They'll share the initiatives and how they may implement them in the future. GuestsMalcolm Graham, NC State Senator Michael DeVaul, YMCA of Greater Charlotte

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Riding the Bus in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Thu April 19, 2007

Riding the Bus in Charlotte

With all of the talk about light rail v. road construction, we thought it important to examine the part of the mass transit puzzle that's already in place, namely the CATS bus system.

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Charlottean Proud VT Alumna
1:00 pm
Thu April 19, 2007

Charlottean Proud VT Alumna

North Carolina has the largest number of Virginia Tech graduates outside of its home state. WFAE commentator Sally Philips is one of them.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed April 18, 2007

Charlotte Talks

CM3A Moves Forward
1:00 pm
Wed April 18, 2007

CM3A Moves Forward

About 1,100 people attended the Charlotte-Mecklenburg African American Agenda (CM3A) in January to look at ways to narrow racial gaps. They decided to focus their efforts on education and economics. Monday, leaders of the conference identified ways to build on these priorities, from bolstering struggling schools to encouraging black-owned businesses. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke to North Carolina State Senator Malcolm Graham who helped organize the conference.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue April 17, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon April 16, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri April 13, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Biotech SymposiumUNC-Charlotte hosts a symposium on nutritional biotechnology featuring two emerging fields of nutrition, metabolomics and nutrigenomics. A panel of scientists discusses those fields of study and how they may change the way we eat. Be a part of the discussion at 704-926-WFAE (9323), 1-800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.GuestsDr. Steve Ziesel, Director of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Public Health's Nutrition Research InstituteSteve Leath, Associate Dean for Research, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NC State

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Bowling Tournament Comes to Charlotte
1:00 pm
Fri April 13, 2007

Bowling Tournament Comes to Charlotte

Thousands of women bowlers are coming to the Charlotte area over the next three months to take part in the U.S. Bowling Congress Women's Championships. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with the U.S.B.C.'s Roseann Kuhn, who organized this year's Championships.

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