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Ancient Latrines Shed Light on Jewish Sect
12:00 pm
Tue November 14, 2006

Ancient Latrines Shed Light on Jewish Sect

Researchers working near the Dead Sea have discovered ancient latrines that appear to shed new light on the Essene community in Palestine near the time of Jesus.WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with UNC-Charlotte scholar Dr. James Tabor, who helped lead the investigation.

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Problems Discovered in 100th District Voting
12:00 pm
Tue November 14, 2006

Problems Discovered in 100th District Voting

Going into the day, the outcome of the 100th House District race between House Speaker Jim Black and Republican opponent Hal Jordan was already in question. Now, news of the wrong ballots given to several hundred voters last week has the race in the hands of the State Board of Election. WFAE's Scott Graf reports.

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Park Road Turns 50
12:00 pm
Mon November 13, 2006

Park Road Turns 50

The Park Road Shopping Center had its 50th birthday this weekend. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports on the rare mall's staying power.

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Park Road Turns 50
12:00 pm
Mon November 13, 2006

Park Road Turns 50

The Park Road Shopping Center had its 50th birthday this weekend. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports on the rare mall's staying power.

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Some Races Still Up In Air
12:00 pm
Thu November 9, 2006

Some Races Still Up In Air

Black Leads in NC's 100th House District
12:00 pm
Thu November 9, 2006

Black Leads in NC's 100th House District

After a night of tight voter margins, the final vote count shows Jim Black leads the race for the state's 100th house district by 7 votes. The 20-year incumbent faced a political newcomer who has never held public office. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Hayes Has Slim Majority
12:00 pm
Thu November 9, 2006

Hayes Has Slim Majority

The winner of the race for North Carolina's 8th Congressional District is still unofficial, although Republican incumbent Robin Hayes has a slim majority of the vote. WFAE's Craig Fahle has more.

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Giving the Gift of Life
12:00 pm
Thu November 9, 2006

Giving the Gift of Life

Pennsylvania resident David Kidwell visited Charlotte over the past several weeks. What he did during his stay was anything but ordinary.

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Thoughts on Photo I.D. for Voting
12:00 pm
Mon November 6, 2006

Thoughts on Photo I.D. for Voting

As Election Day approaches, many states are either considering or requiring photo I.D. for all who wish to vote in future elections. For WFAE commentator Mike McDonald, a recent experience has him wondering if this is a good idea.

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Storytelling Festival in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Fri November 3, 2006

Storytelling Festival in Charlotte

'Yarnspinners' from all across the region will gather in Charlotte Saturday for the 8th annual North Carolina Storytelling Festival. To get the lowdown, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Kelly Swanson, the president of the state's storytelling guild.

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