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Moore - Democratic Contender for Governor
1:00 pm
Wed April 30, 2008

Moore - Democratic Contender for Governor

In this profile of the major candidates for North Carolina governor, we meet Democratic contender State Treasurer Richard Moore. WUNC's Laura Leslie filed this report.

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Bill Graham Runs for Republican Nomimation for
1:00 pm
Wed April 30, 2008

Bill Graham Runs for Republican Nomimation for Governor

As the state's primary day draws closer, WFAE is bringing you profiles of each of the major candidates for governor. Now, we meet Republican contender and Salisbury attorney Bill Graham. WUNC's Laura Leslie reports.

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Mayor is Frontrunner in Republican Governor's Race
1:00 pm
Wed April 30, 2008

Mayor is Frontrunner in Republican Governor's Race

In this first of six profiles of the major candidates for NC governor, WUNC's Laura Leslie takes a look at Republican Pat McCrory.

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Restaurant Survival
1:00 pm
Wed April 30, 2008

Restaurant Survival

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Restaurant Survival
We look at the challenges of starting and maintaining a restaurant in the increasingly competitive Charlotte region.
Guests
Peter Reinhart - Chef-on-Assignment, Johnson and Wales University
Tom Sasser - President, Harper Restaurant Group
George Couchell - Owner and President, Showmars Restaurants
Adam Reed - Owner/Chef, Sante' Restaurant
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323, charlottetalks@wfae.org or comment at Charlotte Blogs.

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IBM to Add 600 Jobs in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Tue April 29, 2008

IBM to Add 600 Jobs in Charlotte

IBM is expected to add 600 jobs over four years to its mortgage processing center in Charlotte. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports.

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MCPE Leaner
1:00 pm
Tue April 29, 2008

MCPE Leaner

A Charlotte public education advocacy group has a smaller group of leaders less than two years after it was formed. The group Mecklenburg Citizens for Public Education had a governing board of 22 high profile business and civic leaders, and was chaired by UNC Charlotte Chancellor Emeritus Jim Woodward. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with the new, smaller board's Chair and former BellSouth CEO Krista Tillman about the change.

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Election Spotlight Now on North Carolina
1:00 pm
Tue April 29, 2008

Election Spotlight Now on North Carolina

Indiana and North Carolina now share the presidential election spotlight with their primary elections just one week away. Democratic candidates for the nomination are jumping between the states. Last night was Charlotte's turn. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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State Senator Hagan Runs for U.S. Senate
1:00 pm
Tue April 29, 2008

State Senator Hagan Runs for U.S. Senate

Democrat Kay Hagan is on the ballot for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Elizabeth Dole. Hagan currently serves as a member of the North Carolina Senate. WUNC's Jessica Jones reports on Hagan and her campaign.

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Neal Seeks Democratic Nomination for Senate
1:00 pm
Tue April 29, 2008

Neal Seeks Democratic Nomination for Senate

Democrats hope to unseat Republican Senator Elizabeth Dole in November. Former investment banker Jim Neal is seeking the Democratic nomination. WUNC's Jessica Jones looks at Neal and his campaign.

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Average Joes
1:00 pm
Tue April 29, 2008

Average Joes

Average Joes
Today, our Average Joe series continues with a look at what is on the mind of our listeners. Join the conversation by phone or online.
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323, charlottetalks@wfae.org or comment at Charlotte Blogs.

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