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Ruling on Water Transfer Request Pending
12:00 pm
Tue January 9, 2007

Ruling on Water Transfer Request Pending

Wednesday in Raleigh, a panel known as the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission will rule on a water transfer request from the towns of Concord and Kannapolis. The process has been ongoing for the past 5 years, but has received a lot of attention in the past 6 months because of the very spirited debate it's created. WFAE's Scott Graf has this report.

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CM3A Conference Concludes
12:00 pm
Mon January 8, 2007

CM3A Conference Concludes

More than a thousand people attended each day of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg African-American Agenda (CM3A). At the end, participants voted on a top priority to begin tackling problems facing the African-American community. WFAE's Lisa Miller followed one discussion group as they started putting together their own agenda.

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CM3A Conference Concludes
12:00 pm
Mon January 8, 2007

CM3A Conference Concludes

More than a thousand people attended each day of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg African-American Agenda (CM3A). At the end, participants voted on a top priority to begin tackling problems facing the African-American community. WFAE's Lisa Miller followed one discussion group as they started putting together their own agenda.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg African American Agenda
12:00 pm
Fri January 5, 2007

Charlotte-Mecklenburg African American Agenda

More than 800 people are signed up to attend the Charlotte-Mecklenburg African American Agenda, from well-known leaders to concerned citizens. Conference organizers say they want to address disparities that face the African-American community. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with North Carolina State Senator Malcolm Graham who helped organize the conference.

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Gorman's New Year's Resolutions
12:00 pm
Thu January 4, 2007

Gorman's New Year's Resolutions

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Peter Gorman laid out some goals for the new year, as the district focuses on next year's budget. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Expect Surprises at Christmas
12:00 pm
Fri December 22, 2006

Expect Surprises at Christmas

After getting a life lesson during his childhood, WFAE Commentator Gus Succop now knows what to expect whenever Christmas rolls around.

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It's an E-Bay Christmas
12:00 pm
Fri December 22, 2006

It's an E-Bay Christmas

Christmas shopping on the internet has been the norm for several years now. But WFAE commentator Jean Roznik is still trying to decide whether shopping at E-Bay is the best way to go.

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"Season of Plenty"
12:00 pm
Fri December 22, 2006

"Season of Plenty"

The Holidays often bring thoughts of festive tables, overflowing with favorite foods. But not every table is so abundantly filled. More from WFAE commentator Amy Rogers.

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Sweet Anticipation
12:00 pm
Tue December 19, 2006

Sweet Anticipation

The latest electronic gizmos are often the most anticipated items on our holiday gift lists. But WFAE commentator Jonathan Hobbs says the anticipation of the latest gadget may be better than actually receiving it.

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Charlotte Coliseum Update
12:00 pm
Tue December 19, 2006

Charlotte Coliseum Update

Earlier this year, a bidding war culminated with an Atlanta-based development company buying the Charlotte Coliseum for $23.3 million. The sale closed in March. For an update on what's been happening since then, WFAE's Scott Graf called Mason Zimmerman, a vice president for the developer, Pope and Land. He first asked him about the potential his company saw in the property.

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