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Spring Fever
1:00 pm
Wed March 21, 2007

Spring Fever

As spring arrives in Charlotte, many of us find ourselves gripped by Spring Fever, a happy state of well being. But for WFAE commentator Krissa Palmer, a little creativity makes that happiness last all year.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed March 21, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue March 20, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon March 19, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Ira Glass

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Davidson College Changes Financial Aid
1:00 pm
Mon March 19, 2007

Davidson College Changes Financial Aid

Under a newly-announced policy, student loans will no longer be part of financial aid packages at Davidson College. Only a few institutions in the country have taken that step. To learn more about the decision, WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with Chris Gruber, Vice-President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Davidson College.

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CMS Board Members React to Budget
1:00 pm
Fri March 16, 2007

CMS Board Members React to Budget

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board members reactions to next school year's $1.16 billion budget proposal ranged from finding more cuts to needing more money. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Heart Attack Treatment
1:00 pm
Fri March 16, 2007

Heart Attack Treatment

Thursday during Morning Edition on WFAE, an NPR story focused on emergency hospital care for heart attack patients. The report said that many U.S. hospitals are not set-up to provide state-of-the-art treatment for heart attacks on 24/7 basis. We wanted to find out what procedures are in place at Charlotte hospitals. WFAE's Mark Rumsey has this report.

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Local Colleges in the "Big Dance"
1:00 pm
Thu March 15, 2007

Local Colleges in the "Big Dance"

Two local colleges are basking in the spotlight that gets cast every year on teams who make the NCAA men's basketball tournament. As a result of repeat appearances in the so-called "Big Dance" Winthrop University and Davidson College have both seen their national profile grow, and that's paying off in areas beyond the basketball court.

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Northeastern Bankers
1:00 pm
Wed March 14, 2007

Northeastern Bankers

The booming banks of Charlotte have created 35 thousand new banking jobs in the last fifteen years or so, and most of the people who filled those jobs arrived from the Northeast. That's a lot of Yankees, and more are coming every day. Scott Graf caught up with a few who were part of the first wave of the banker migration.

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CMS '07 Budget
1:00 pm
Wed March 14, 2007

CMS '07 Budget

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools presented next year's budget recommendations to the school board this week. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports it's nearly $1.16 billion.

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