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Health Care Forum Coming Up
12:00 pm
Mon February 13, 2006

Health Care Forum Coming Up

(2/13/06) The national "Citizens' Health Care Working Group" is holding a public forum Saturday, February 18th in Charlotte to gather people's ideas on how to improve the country's health care system. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with local organizer Anne Udall of Charlotte's Lee Institute, which specializes in collaborative work.

Registration required: www.citizenshealthcare.gov

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Flipping Condos in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Fri February 10, 2006

Flipping Condos in Charlotte

(2/10/06) After the internet bubble burst, real estate became the hot investment. With new condominiums going up across Charlotte's Center City, some people wonder if that's another bubble waiting to burst. So, who's buying uptown Charlotte condos and why? From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau Julie Aguirre reports.

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Flipping Condos in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Fri February 10, 2006

Flipping Condos in Charlotte

(2/10/06) After the internet bubble burst, real estate became the hot investment. With new condominiums going up across Charlotte's Center City, some people wonder if that's another bubble waiting to burst. So, who's buying uptown Charlotte condos and why? From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau Julie Aguirre reports.

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Understanding Medicare Part D
12:00 pm
Thu February 9, 2006

Understanding Medicare Part D

(2/9/06) The new Medicare prescription drug coverage plan was intended to make it easier and less expensive for seniors to access their medications. But six weeks into the new program, and with a May deadline looming, many Charlotte-area seniors and health care providers are still trying to figure out the plan. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin reports.

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Actors from the London Stage in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Thu February 9, 2006

Actors from the London Stage in Charlotte

(2/9/06) The five members of "Actors from the London Stage" are performing "The Merchant of Venice" at UNC-Charlotte through Sunday. They're also teaching lessons on Shakespeare. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with cast member Louise Yates about the educational program that's touring US universities.

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Understanding Medicare Part D
12:00 pm
Thu February 9, 2006

Understanding Medicare Part D

(2/9/06) The new Medicare prescription drug coverage plan was intended to make it easier and less expensive for seniors to access their medications. But six weeks into the new program, and with a May deadline looming, many Charlotte-area seniors and health care providers are still trying to figure out the plan. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin reports.

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Unsafe Mercury Levels in Humans?
12:00 pm
Thu February 9, 2006

Unsafe Mercury Levels in Humans?

(2/9/06) A newly-released study focuses on potentially-unsafe levels of mercury in humans. The nationwide survey was conducted by the Sierra Club, and environmental researchers at UNC-Asheville. To learn more about the study and its findings, WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with the report's co-author, Dr. Steve Patch.

The full report on mercury in humans can be found at www.greenpeace.org/usa.

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Negative
12:00 pm
Wed February 8, 2006

Negative

On the impact of recent media coverage of state politics.

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media
12:00 pm
Wed February 8, 2006

media

On the media's coverage of his current situation.

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Negative
12:00 pm
Wed February 8, 2006

Negative

On the impact of recent media coverage of state politics.

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