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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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Offshore Drilling
1:00 pm
Mon July 21, 2008

Offshore Drilling

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Offshore Drilling
There are renewed calls to open possible oil and gas fields deep under water off the coast of North and South Carolina. We'll learn about what might be out there, where it is and what it would take to extract it. We'll also discuss the possible environmental impact.
Guests
Bob Tippee - Editor, Oil and Gas Journal
Franklin Yoho - Senior Vice President - Commercial Operations, Piedmont Natural Gas

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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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Charlotte-area Gets Transportation Funding
1:00 pm
Mon July 21, 2008

Charlotte-area Gets Transportation Funding

The short legislative session, which ended Friday, was a mixed bag for transportation needs. But the Charlotte-area scored important funding for two key projects. WFAE's Julie Rose explains.

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The State of Banking
1:00 pm
Fri July 18, 2008

The State of Banking

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The State of Banking
We'll look at the current state of banking in America and our region. Wachovia recently named a new C.E.O., but their stock continues to struggle, a major bank in California has failed and the nation's two largest mortgage lenders are in trouble. Today, we examine those topics.

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Charlotte-based EcoPlus Opens Second Plant
1:00 pm
Fri July 18, 2008

Charlotte-based EcoPlus Opens Second Plant

A Charlotte-based company that's in the business of converting grease into energy has announced it will open its second plant in the Charleston area. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Lisa Miller has more.

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350 Jobs to be Cut at Coke Consolidated
1:00 pm
Fri July 18, 2008

350 Jobs to be Cut at Coke Consolidated

Coke Consolidated is eliminating 350 positions including 35 in Charlotte. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports.

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Extended Interview with Avenue Q Puppet Creator
1:00 pm
Fri July 18, 2008

Extended Interview with Avenue Q Puppet Creator

Rick Lyon, creator of the puppets of Avenue Q, talks with WFAE's Julie Rose.

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Avenue Q Comes to Charlotte
1:00 pm
Fri July 18, 2008

Avenue Q Comes to Charlotte

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One listen to the show's lyrics and it's clear that Avenue Q is not the same street where Elmo and Big Bird live. Rick Lyon tells WFAE's Julie Rose that Avenue Q - with its bawdy humor and risque´ themes - is both a satire and an ode to Sesame Street.

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CPCC Builds New Kitchen Facility
1:00 pm
Fri July 18, 2008

CPCC Builds New Kitchen Facility

Central Piedmont Community College is breaking ground on a state-of-the-art kitchen facility for aspiring chefs. The new building will mean more room for students who can't afford pricier options in Charlotte. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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