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Using Our Language Good
1:00 pm
Fri July 21, 2006

Using Our Language Good

WFAE commentator Tom Pfahlert says Americans need to take more pride in the way they talk. He says Americans should read more and slow down when speaking. Here are some more of his thoughts on language:

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Toll Road Possibility
1:00 pm
Wed July 19, 2006

Toll Road Possibility

Traffic congestion in Mecklenburg county is continually one of the biggest gripes of area residents. Legislators and city leaders all say that money for road projects simply isn't there. One possibility to address the revenue shortfall could be toll roads. WFAE's Craig Fahle has this report.

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Toll Road Possibility
1:00 pm
Wed July 19, 2006

Toll Road Possibility

Traffic congestion in Mecklenburg county is continually one of the biggest gripes of area residents. Legislators and city leaders all say that money for road projects simply isn't there. One possibility to address the revenue shortfall could be toll roads. WFAE's Craig Fahle has this report.

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Treating Female Mood Disorders
1:00 pm
Tue July 18, 2006

Treating Female Mood Disorders

One out of every ten new mothers will deal with some form of postpartum depression. When it comes to treating women with reproductive mood disorders, doctors in Chapel Hill are taking a new approach. In the past, women dealing with postpartum issues have been treated by their gynecologist. Now they're being seen by psychiatrists, people like Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin spoke with her to learn more.

For more information about Chapel Hill's Center for Female Mood Disorders: http://www.med.unc.edu/psych/

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NC Nursing Students Falling Short
1:00 pm
Tue July 18, 2006

NC Nursing Students Falling Short

Over the past two years the percentage of students who passed national nurse licensing exams fell short of standards at UNC-Charlotte, N.C. Central, and North Carolina A&T.To learn more about the licensing process, WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with Dr. Karen Schmaling, Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at UNC-Charlotte.

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NASCAR Hall of Fame's New Director
1:00 pm
Fri July 14, 2006

NASCAR Hall of Fame's New Director

Winston Kelley, Concord native and a Duke Energy vice president, was named the first director of Charlotte's NASCAR Hall of Fame. From the Carolinas Business Bureau, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Kelley about his new job.

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NASCAR Hall of Fame's New Director
1:00 pm
Fri July 14, 2006

NASCAR Hall of Fame's New Director

Winston Kelley, Concord native and a Duke Energy vice president, was named the first director of Charlotte's NASCAR Hall of Fame. From the Carolinas Business Bureau, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Kelley about his new job.

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Jet Blue Flies in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Wed July 12, 2006

Jet Blue Flies in Charlotte

Jet Blue is the latest addition to the list of airlines available to Charlotte air travelers. Beginning Wednesday, the airline is flying four daily routes between Charlotte-Douglas and JFK in New York. WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with the business editor of Aviation Daily, Steve Lott, about the addition.

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Human Contact More Appealing Than E-mail
1:00 pm
Mon July 10, 2006

Human Contact More Appealing Than E-mail

With text messaging, e-mail on your cell-phone and other telecom gadgets, it's easy to get caught up in cyberspace. WFAE Commentator Sally Phillips knows firsthand what that's like.

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Table Tennis Anyone?
1:00 pm
Fri July 7, 2006

Table Tennis Anyone?

What comes to mind when you hear the term "U.S. Open?" A golf tourney? Tennis? There's another "open" taking place this week in Charlotte. And WFAE's Jaime Bedrin spent some time on the sidelines.

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