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Americans and Saving
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Fri July 25, 2008

Americans and Saving

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Hear Dr. Thomas Leitner tell one of his famous
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Fri July 25, 2008

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Area Doctor Hosts Vas Bash
1:00 pm
Fri July 25, 2008

Area Doctor Hosts Vas Bash

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Topics that were once taboo are increasingly on the tip of tongues these days. Drugs for erectile dysfunction, birth control and sexually-transmitted diseases are advertised on primetime TV as commonly as breakfast cereal. One Charlotte-area doctor is taking that openness to new heights.
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Swimming Ban May End
1:00 pm
Thu July 24, 2008

Swimming Ban May End

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Lake Norman is the largest lake in the state, with more than 500 miles of shoreline. But a 30-year ban on public swimming has essentially put the lake out of reach for thousands of locals and visitors. Now the pressure is on to lift the ban, and Mecklenburg County officials are taking the pleas seriously. A forum on the issue is scheduled for tomorrow morning at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. WFAE's Julie Rose has more.

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The Next American Century
1:00 pm
Thu July 24, 2008

The Next American Century

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The Next American Century
Chris Clackum is in for Mike Collins on this edition of Charlotte Talks. We'll be joined by an economist from Belmont Abbey College whose new book describes three modern waves of the world's economic integration and discusses America's role in driving the current era of globalization. Professor William Van Lear's book is The Next American Century.

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Wachovia Posts Walloping 2Q Loss
1:00 pm
Wed July 23, 2008

Wachovia Posts Walloping 2Q Loss

Wachovia Corporation posted a significant loss of $8.9 billion, or $4.20 a share, in the second quarter. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports.

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Avenue Q / Death at the Ball Park
1:00 pm
Wed July 23, 2008

Avenue Q / Death at the Ball Park

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Excercise Drive May Be in Genes
1:00 pm
Wed July 23, 2008

Excercise Drive May Be in Genes

Tim Lightfoot, a scientist at UNC Charlotte, has been studying how genes may be keeping people on the couch or pushing them to run laps. To get at the answer, he's been tracing certain genes in mice and observing what this means for their activity levels. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with him about his research and the significance of DNA dictating a drive to exercise.

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Tactile Memories of Dad
1:00 pm
Tue July 22, 2008

Tactile Memories of Dad

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The most vivid memories are often helped along by the five senses. For WFAE commentator Elizabeth Marx, remembering her father is linked to the sense of touch.

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BofA 2Q Beats Wall Street Expectations
1:00 pm
Mon July 21, 2008

BofA 2Q Beats Wall Street Expectations

Bank of America's second quarter earnings were 41% lower than in the same period last year. But they were not as low as Wall Street expected. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports.

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