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331 Jobs Cut at CMS
1:00 pm
Wed July 9, 2008

331 Jobs Cut at CMS

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials today unveiled a proposal to eliminate 331 position to makeup for a budget shortfall. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Extended Interview with Churchill's Granddaughter
1:00 pm
Wed July 9, 2008

Extended Interview with Churchill's Granddaughter

WFAE's Julie Rose met with Celia Sandys, granddaughter of Winston Churchill, to discuss her work and life with a legendary grandfather.

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Churchill's Granddaughter Speaks in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Wed July 9, 2008

Churchill's Granddaughter Speaks in Charlotte

Celia Sandys has written five books about her grandfather's legacy as a political figure, artist, author and family man. WFAE's Julie Rose met with Sandys to discuss her work and life with a legendary grandfather.

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NC Air National Guard Fighting CA Wildfires
1:00 pm
Tue July 8, 2008

NC Air National Guard Fighting CA Wildfires

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The 156th Airlift Squadron of the North Carolina Air National Guard has been in California for several weeks battling massive fires that continue to threaten homes and businesses. WFAE's Julie Rose spoke by telephone with the squadron's commander, Lt. Col. Thomas Brown.

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Local Democrats Find Opportunity in Missed Obama
1:00 pm
Tue July 8, 2008

Local Democrats Find Opportunity in Missed Obama Visit

Airplane problems kept Barack Obama from visiting Charlotte yesterday, but local Democrats jumped on the event as an opportunity to pump other candidates for office. WFAE's Julie Rose explains.

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The New Familiars / Sideshow: The Hilton Sisters
1:00 pm
Tue July 8, 2008

The New Familiars / Sideshow: The Hilton Sisters

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Mecklenburg County Undertakes Greenhouse Gas
1:00 pm
Tue July 8, 2008

Mecklenburg County Undertakes Greenhouse Gas Inventory

International leaders at the G8 Summit yesterday set a goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050. Officials in the Charlotte area say they're doing their part to address global warming with Mecklenburg County's first-ever inventory of greenhouse gases. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Obama's Charlotte Visit Delayed
1:00 pm
Mon July 7, 2008

Obama's Charlotte Visit Delayed

Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama had planned a visit to Charlotte today, kicking off a week of stops in states that went to Bush in the last two elections. But the Illinois Senator never made it. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Barbecue, A Staple of Fourth of July
1:00 pm
Fri July 4, 2008

Barbecue, A Staple of Fourth of July

Barbecue aficionado, Dan Huntley, who is also a Charlotte Observer columnist, spent last night cooking enough pork to feed 200 people. In a few hours, customers will be picking up the ready-made feasts. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Huntley last night at his cooking quarters in York County.

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Officials Plan for Crowds Viewing Fireworks
1:00 pm
Thu July 3, 2008

Officials Plan for Crowds Viewing Fireworks

Fireworks displays will light the sky all around the Charlotte region tonight, and local officials are making plans to accomodate the crowds. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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