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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed April 18, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue April 17, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon April 16, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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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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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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu April 12, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Rotary ExchangeEach year the Rotary International Group Study Exchange sends Americans to a foreign country and brings foreigners to America. What results is an exchange of knowledge about culture, politics, domestic issues, and more. A group of Britons and a group of Americans share their experiences in each other's country.Contact us with your questions and comments at 704-926-WFAE (9323), 1-800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Traffic Congestion
1:00 pm
Thu April 12, 2007

Traffic Congestion

When WFAE commissioned a study last year to examine what issues were important to Charlotte area residents, infrastructure needs were high on the list. One of the pitfalls of rapid growth is rapid increases in traffic problems. WFAE's Simone Orendain looked at congestion, how we're dealing with current traffic levels, and what those levels might look like in the future.

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Peach Trees Damaged by Cold
1:00 pm
Thu April 12, 2007

Peach Trees Damaged by Cold

The weekend's cold weather damaged fruit crops all across the Southeast. Some of the hardest hit areas were in South Carolina, where peach trees were ravaged by temperatures well below freezing. To get an assessment, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with David Parker, a horticulturist in the Spartanburg County Extension Office.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Open PhonesWe open the phones to listeners. Possible topics include the high foreclosure rates in some subdivisions in Charlotte, the fight to repeal the half-cent sales tax for light rail, and the continued debate over building a Navy airfield near the waterfowl reserve in eastern NC.Join the show at 704-926-WFAE (9323), 1-800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Observer Foreclosure SeriesThe lead reporters of the recent Charlotte Observer series join us to look at the high rate of foreclosure in several of the region's subdivisions. Irregularities in loans, building flaws and alleged fraud are all examined in this series. The reporters share their findings. Join us at 704-926-WFAE (9323), 1-800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.GuestBinyamin Appelbaum, Staff Reporter, Charlotte Observer

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