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Syfert to Step Down
12:00 pm
Wed December 13, 2006

Syfert to Step Down

Charlotte City Manager Pam Syfert announced this week that she'll be stepping down from her position next June. WFAE's Lisa Miller has this story.

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A Cookie Sale Celebration
12:00 pm
Tue December 12, 2006

A Cookie Sale Celebration

Cookies and the holidays go hand in hand; but at one church in Rock Hill, their annual cookie sale, held over the weekend, is more like a community celebration. WFAE's Julie Aguirre went to check out this decades old tradition.

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A Cookie Sale Celebration
12:00 pm
Tue December 12, 2006

A Cookie Sale Celebration

Cookies and the holidays go hand in hand; but at one church in Rock Hill, their annual cookie sale, held over the weekend, is more like a community celebration. WFAE's Julie Aguirre went to check out this decades old tradition.

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Sunday Hunting
12:00 pm
Mon December 11, 2006

Sunday Hunting

The North Carolina Wildlife Commission recently voted to pass along a study on Sunday hunting to state lawmakers. The study showed that 65% of North Carolinians are in favor of keeping the current ban on Sunday hunting in place. Twenty-five percent want to see the ban removed. To help get a feel for the debate, WFAE's Scott Graff called Chuck Bennett, a state wildlife commissioner from Matthews.

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Saunders to Run for State House Speaker
12:00 pm
Fri December 8, 2006

Saunders to Run for State House Speaker

Democratic State Representative Drew Saunders of Mecklenburg County says he'll run for the House speaker's post currently held by Jim Black. Black has said he wants to keep the speaker's job, despite a narrow re-election victory and ongoing state and federal investigations of campaign fundraising and related issues. WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with Rep. Saunders about his bid for the speaker's post.

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Extended interview
12:00 pm
Tue December 5, 2006

Extended interview

Extended interview.

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NASCAR Hall of Fame Forum
12:00 pm
Tue December 5, 2006

NASCAR Hall of Fame Forum

The recent demolition near the future site of the NASCAR Hall of Fame kicked off the building phase of that project. Tuesday, a forum in uptown Charlotte will be held to get public input on the Hall of Fame. To learn more, WFAE's Scott Graf called Winston Kelly, the director of the Hall of Fame. Scott began by asking him how much listening he's doing these days.

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Wachovia Argues Before U.S. Supreme Court
12:00 pm
Tue December 5, 2006

Wachovia Argues Before U.S. Supreme Court

NASCAR Slows Down
12:00 pm
Fri December 1, 2006

NASCAR Slows Down

NASCAR's top drivers will cap the season tonight in New York City, the site of the sport's annual awards ceremony. 2006 has been a year marked by lower attendance at many tracks and declining TV ratings all over the country, in spite of some major changes designed to attract more fans. USA Today recently explored the slowdown of NASCAR's prolific growth in an article written by Nate Ryan. From New York, he spoke with WFAE's Scott Graf about the trend.

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Dr. Gorman's entire presentation
12:00 pm
Thu November 30, 2006

Dr. Gorman's entire presentation

Listen to Dr. Gorman's entire presentation.

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