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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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WFAE's Carolinas Election Preview
12:00 pm
Thu November 2, 2006

WFAE's Carolinas Election Preview

US House SC District 5 Debate
12:00 pm
Thu November 2, 2006

US House SC District 5 Debate

John Spratt(D)Ralph Norman(R)

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Catawba County Leaders Study Knoxville
12:00 pm
Thu November 2, 2006

Catawba County Leaders Study Knoxville

A delegation of leaders from the Hickory area last week went to Knoxville, Tennessee. They were sizing up Knoxville's economic and educational programs. From the Carolinas Business Bureau, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with one of the trip's participants, Danny Hearn, president of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce.

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Bobcats' Season Begins
12:00 pm
Wed November 1, 2006

Bobcats' Season Begins

The Charlotte Bobcats open their third season Wednesday at their uptown arena. As expected, wins have been hard to come by for the brand new franchise. And fan support has been lackluster. So, in the offseason, the organization underwent major front office changes. To talk more about those moves and for an update on ticket sales, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Erik Spanberg, a sports business writer for the Charlotte Business Journal.

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Gaston Gathers Sex Offenders
12:00 pm
Tue October 31, 2006

Gaston Gathers Sex Offenders

In North Carolina, registered sex offenders on probation are not allowed to participate in Halloween. They have to be in their homes by 5:00p.m. on October 31 or right after work. They have to turn off their porch lights and they can not open their doors to trick or treaters. But Gaston county is taking it further. The county is requiring all registered sex offenders currently on parole or probation to report to the county courthouse Halloween night. WFAE's Craig Fahle spoke with Lisha Pharr, chief of probation and parole in Gaston County.

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US House District 12
12:00 pm
Mon October 30, 2006

US House District 12

Mel Watt(D) and Ada M. Fisher(R)

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US House District 8
12:00 pm
Mon October 30, 2006

US House District 8

Larry Kissell(D) and Robin Hayes(R)

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NC House of Representatives District 100
12:00 pm
Mon October 30, 2006

NC House of Representatives District 100

Jim Black(D) and Hal Jordan(R)

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