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Whitewater Park Offers Proximity
1:00 pm
Thu July 6, 2006

Whitewater Park Offers Proximity

The artificial river at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Mecklenburg County is opening in less than a month. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports the center comes at a time when interest in more accessible outdoor recreation continues to grow.

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Whitewater Park Offers Proximity
1:00 pm
Thu July 6, 2006

Whitewater Park Offers Proximity

The artificial river at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Mecklenburg County is opening in less than a month. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports the center comes at a time when interest in more accessible outdoor recreation continues to grow.

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Alternative Advertising
1:00 pm
Fri June 30, 2006

Alternative Advertising

Have you noticed the Post-It notes that sometimes appear on the front of your morning newspaper? How about ads at the gas pump? Or maybe at your favorite restaurant or bar? In the bathroom. These are all forms of alternative advertising. And more and more, they're showing up in Charlotte. For WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau Scott Graf has this report.

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Alternative Advertising
1:00 pm
Fri June 30, 2006

Alternative Advertising

Have you noticed the Post-It notes that sometimes appear on the front of your morning newspaper? How about ads at the gas pump? Or maybe at your favorite restaurant or bar? In the bathroom. These are all forms of alternative advertising. And more and more, they're showing up in Charlotte. For WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau Scott Graf has this report.

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WFAE Celebrates 25th Anniversary
1:00 pm
Thu June 29, 2006

WFAE Celebrates 25th Anniversary

June 29th marks the 25th anniversary of WFAE's maiden broadcast. We'd like to present a few of the voices, sounds, and stories heard on WFAE over the last 25 years.

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Survey: NC Children in Bottom 20%
1:00 pm
Wed June 28, 2006

Survey: NC Children in Bottom 20%

Results of the "Kids Count" survey taken in 2005 show North Carolina ranks 41st. The survey by the Annie E. Casey Foundation measures 10 indicators of child well-being in the 50 states. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke about the results with policy researcher Elizabeth Hudgins of Action for Children.

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Charlotte Sewer Spill
1:00 pm
Tue June 27, 2006

Charlotte Sewer Spill

Recently a sewer spill in Charlotte allowed an estimated 1,500 gallons of wastewater to flow into a tributary of Mallard Creek. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities, tree roots were to blame. It's a situation that pops up in Mecklenburg County on a regular basis. WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with utilities spokesman Cam Coley, to learn more.

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Mother Nature Against Charlotte?
1:00 pm
Tue June 27, 2006

Mother Nature Against Charlotte?

Some rain in the last couple of days has cooled things down a bit here in Charlotte, but WFAE Commentator Jonathan Hobbs says mother nature seems to have it in for our area, at least in the summer time.

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Observer Reporter Discusses Guantanamo Visit
1:00 pm
Mon June 26, 2006

Observer Reporter Discusses Guantanamo Visit

Observer Reporter Discusses Guantanamo Visit
1:00 pm
Mon June 26, 2006

Observer Reporter Discusses Guantanamo Visit

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