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SC Legislators Work on Immigration Compromise
12:00 pm
Tue March 4, 2008

SC Legislators Work on Immigration Compromise

South Carolina legislators meet this morning to work out a compromise on a controversial illegal immigration measure. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Drought Hurting Businesses
12:00 pm
Tue March 4, 2008

Drought Hurting Businesses

North Carolina is now in the midst of a record-long drought. What this means to many people is shorter showers, fuller dishwashers, and parched lawns. But for some, the sacrifice is larger. The drought, coupled with a ban on lawn watering throughout much of the state, is making it difficult for many landscapers and nursery owners to get by. WFAE's Lisa Miller has more on the struggle between conservation and making a living.

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Former Basketball Player Shares Lessons Learned
12:00 pm
Tue March 4, 2008

Former Basketball Player Shares Lessons Learned

A former Wake Forest University basketball player is in Charlotte this week promoting a book he's written about being a better teammate. Alan Williams rarely played during his years as a Deamon Deacon, but says he learned many life-lessons while warming the bench. WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Alan about the book.

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Signs of Spring
12:00 pm
Mon March 3, 2008

Signs of Spring

Over the past few weeks, winter and spring have been taking turns - one day is warm and sunny, the next cold with flurries. WFAE commentator Caroline Castle Hicks has her eye out for the first signs of a spring that's here to stay.

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On Being a "Slash"
12:00 pm
Fri February 29, 2008

On Being a "Slash"

(2/29/08) WFAE commentator Sally Phillips has really piled a lot on her plate of life. She shares these thoughts.

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NC General Assembly Tackles Transportation
12:00 pm
Fri February 29, 2008

NC General Assembly Tackles Transportation

(2/29/08) In May, the North Carolina General Assembly will tackle transportation funding and reform during its short session. A state-appointed committee is working on proposals for lawmakers to consider. Yesterday the North Carolina Justice Center offered its own recommendations for the road system. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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StoryCorps-Charlotte: Love's Revelation
12:00 pm
Thu February 28, 2008

StoryCorps-Charlotte: Love's Revelation

(2/28/08) The StoryCorps mobile recording booth is in Charlotte this month capturing interviews between "everyday" people in the region. Today, Emily and Josh Phillips describe the moment their relationship deepened.

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Area Representatives Hold Party Lines on
12:00 pm
Thu February 28, 2008

Area Representatives Hold Party Lines on President's Request

(2/28/08) President Bush held a press conference this morning urging Congress to pass an intelligence measure that assures the government's ability to eavesdrop on phone calls and emails. Congressional representatives from the Charlotte area are sticking to party lines on the issue. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Robocalling Continues Despite AG's Efforts
12:00 pm
Thu February 28, 2008

Robocalling Continues Despite AG's Efforts

(2/28/08) North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper testified in Washington yesterday as part of his crusade to limit the use of automated telephone calls by political campaigns. But until state or federal officials change the law, North Carolina political parties say they'll keep on robocalling. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Wed February 27, 2008

Showstopper Plants/STOMP!

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