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Wachovia to Revise Mortgage Approval Policies
1:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2008

Wachovia to Revise Mortgage Approval Policies

Charlotte-based Wachovia Corporation is revising the underwriting policies in its mortgage loan division, a step that could make it harder to take out a home loan at the nation's fourth-largest bank. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Julie Rose reports:

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Meck Co. Voter Figures Setting Records
1:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2008

Meck Co. Voter Figures Setting Records

The North Carolina State Board of Elections says voter registrations this year are up among all races and political parties compared to four years ago. Mecklenburg County Board of Elections Director Michael Dickerson says the same is true for the Charlotte Region. He spoke with WFAE's Julie Rose:

To find early voting locations and registration information, visit www.meckboe.org.

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US Airways, Other Airlines Struggle with Rising
1:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2008

US Airways, Other Airlines Struggle with Rising Fuel Prices

American Airlines has been in the news this week for its struggles to overcome some maintenance issues. Fortunatly for U.S. Airways passengers, the airline says it's taken care of those concerns. But the Phoenix-based carrier that has its largest hub in Charlotte, is suffering from higher-than-ever fuel prices. to find out how U.S. Air and other Airlines are coping, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Joe Anselmo, the Senior Business Editor at Aviation Week Magazine:

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SC Legislators Debate Controversial Statue on
1:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2008

SC Legislators Debate Controversial Statue on Statehouse Grounds

A controversial figure in South Carolina's history was the subject of a tense public hearing in Columbia yesterday. WFAE's Julie Rose reports on the latest effort to get the statue of "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman removed from South Carolina's statehouse grounds.

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WICKED Opens to Sold-Out Charlotte Crowds
1:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2008

WICKED Opens to Sold-Out Charlotte Crowds

The hit Broadway musical WICKED opened to a sold-out crowd at the Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte last night. It's the first show ever to sell out a two-week engagement for the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center - and it happend in record time. WFAE's Julie Rose reports:

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Gang Prevention Committee Meets in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2008

Gang Prevention Committee Meets in Charlotte

A State Senate Committee will hold a public hearing on gang prevention measures this evening at 6 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center. WFAE's Lisa Miller has more:

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Search Engine for Black Audience Debuts Online
1:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2008

Search Engine for Black Audience Debuts Online

A new search engine geared toward sorting web sites and information for a black audience went live on-line today. It's called RushmoreDrive.com. Black Web Enterprises, the group that manages the site, is based in Charlotte. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Johnny Taylor who heads the company.

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Urban Growth and Predictions of Growth
1:00 pm
Thu April 10, 2008

Urban Growth and Predictions of Growth

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Gov. Easley Urges Cities to Keep Water
1:00 pm
Wed April 9, 2008

Gov. Easley Urges Cities to Keep Water Restrictions in Place

City and county officials received a pointed letter from North Carolina Governor Mike Easley yesterday on the subject of H2O. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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IKEA Breaks Charlotte Ground
1:00 pm
Wed April 9, 2008

IKEA Breaks Charlotte Ground

Home furnishings retailer IKEA broke ground on its Charlotte store Wednesday. once the store opens, it's expected to draw people from outside the region, padding the local economy with their dollars. WFAE's Lisa Miller has more:

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