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Longer Conversation on Food and Climate Change
1:00 pm
Fri April 4, 2008

Longer Conversation on Food and Climate Change with Dr. Robert Lawrence

Charlotte's Military Families Have a Commissary
1:00 pm
Fri April 4, 2008

Charlotte's Military Families Have a Commissary For Weekend

This weekend, Charlotte's military families are getting a perk normally reserved for families who live on military bases. A temporary commissary is in the Queen City for the first-time ever. WFAE's Julie Rose explains.

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ImaginOn Exhibit Extended Interview
1:00 pm
Fri April 4, 2008

ImaginOn Exhibit Extended Interview

Children of Jerusalem: Painting Pain, Dreaming
1:00 pm
Fri April 4, 2008

Children of Jerusalem: Painting Pain, Dreaming Peace

Sixty-one paintings by israeli and Palestinian school children in Jerusalem are on display at ImaginOn in Charlotte. they're part of a larger collection of 150 pieces on exhibit around the world. Mecklenburg Ministries facilitated the arrival of the local display, which runs through July 15th. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with Mecklenburg Ministries Executive Director Maria Hanlin about the paintings:

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Full Interview with Charles Jones
1:00 pm
Fri April 4, 2008

Full Interview with Charles Jones

Remembering Dr. King
1:00 pm
Fri April 4, 2008

Remembering Dr. King

Forty years ago today, in Memphis, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. In 1960, King inspired a 23-year old student at Johnson C. Smith University to ignite the civil rights movement in Charlotte. Charles Jones organized the first lunch counter sit-ins in the Queen City and went on to become one of Dr. King's close advisors. He shared his recollections with WFAE's Julie Rose.

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Go Green...At Home
1:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2008

Go Green...At Home

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StoryCorps-Charlotte: A Mother's Story
1:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2008

StoryCorps-Charlotte: A Mother's Story

The StoryCorps mobile recording booth is making its way across the country capturing stories of everyday people. It stopped in Charlotte in February, when Martha Youngblood described to her son what life was like after she gave him up for adoption.

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CMS Students Score Well on National Test
1:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2008

CMS Students Score Well on National Test

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools eighth-graders did much better on a national writing test than their peers in nine other urban districts. And they even did slightly better than the national average. WFAE's Julie Rose has more on the latest results from the National Assessment of Education Progress.

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New Report Reveals Disturbing Trend in Healthcare
1:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2008

New Report Reveals Disturbing Trend in Healthcare

A new report ranks states according to the amount of money they get from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And some say the report reveals a disturbing trend in the nation's approach to healthcare. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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