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WFAE News Special Report: War on the Home Front
1:00 pm
Thu March 27, 2008

WFAE News Special Report: War on the Home Front

From day to day, it's easy for most Americans to forget that soldiers are fighting, and dying, overseas. But for soldiers and their families, the Iraq war is neither distant, nor impersonal. This WFAE special report shares the stories of Charlotte-area military families and offers reflections on how the U.S. home front has changed over the decades.

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CMS Board Requests Magnet Review
1:00 pm
Wed March 26, 2008

CMS Board Requests Magnet Review

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board is asking for a comprehensive review of the district's magnet school program, citing concerns about its effectiveness. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Church and Politics
1:00 pm
Wed March 26, 2008

Church and Politics

A political candidate's church affiliation often plays a role in his or her campaign. But what about the role of a church itself? How much politics should we hear from the pulpit? Attorney Jere Royall of the conservative North Carolina Family Policy Council believes most churches can and should be more involved in politics. He spoke with WFAE's Julie Rose.

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Over a Third of NC Families Below Basic Living
1:00 pm
Tue March 25, 2008

Over a Third of NC Families Below Basic Living Standard

A new report finds more than a third of North Carolina families fall below the average income level required to meet a basic living standard. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Davidson in Sweet 16
1:00 pm
Tue March 25, 2008

Davidson in Sweet 16

For the first time in nearly 40 years, the Davidson men's basketball team is in the Sweet 16. The 10th-seeded Wildcats advanced Sunday with a breathtaking come-from-behind rally against Georgetown. As a result, they're the talk of the sports world this week. WFAE's Scott Graf called Davidson College's atheletic director, Jim Murphy, and asked him what it's like being in the spotlight.

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Charlotte Antique Radio Conference
1:00 pm
Tue March 25, 2008

Charlotte Antique Radio Conference

Over the weekend, about 400 people from across the country showed up in Charlotte to buy, sell, and talk old radios. The Charlotte Antique Radio Conference is in its 32nd year and is said to be the second largest meet of its kind in the U.S. The offerings include early 20th century transmitters, elaborate art deco sets, and forums on radio repair. WFAE's Lisa Miller talked with some conference-goers about their love affairs with old-time Americana.

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Presidential Politics Comes to Charlotte
1:00 pm
Fri March 21, 2008

Presidential Politics Comes to Charlotte

It's a big week for presidential politics in Charlotte. Barack Obama sold out the Grady Cole Auditorium Wednesday. Today, the Clintion campaign comes to town. WFAE's Julie Rose has details.

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Clinton Speaks in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Fri March 21, 2008

Clinton Speaks in Charlotte

Former President Bill Clinton spoke to a small group of veterans and bystanders in Charlotte Friday afternoon on behalf of his wife and presidential hopeful Senator Hillary Clinton. Listen to the full interview here.

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Charlotte's Sudan Connection Documented in New
1:00 pm
Fri March 21, 2008

Charlotte's Sudan Connection Documented in New Film

Over the last year, people throughout the Charlotte region raised money to buy relief supplies for people in Sudan. This month a 10-person team from this area traveled to Sudan to hand out those supplies. WBTV newscaster Steve Crump went along to shoot a documentary about Charlotte's connection with Sudan and the struggles people there have had to endure. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke to Crump about the reason for the trip.

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StoryCorps-Charlotte: A Special Friendship
1:00 pm
Thu March 20, 2008

StoryCorps-Charlotte: A Special Friendship

The StoryCorps mobile booth is traveling the country recording stories of everyday people. It stopped in Charlotte last month and paid a special visit to the Alzheimer's Association. There, friends Sylvia Fiano and Ann Copeland talked about the devastating disease that brought them together.

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