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Boy Scout Breaks Record
1:00 pm
Fri June 29, 2007

Boy Scout Breaks Record

Thirteen year-old Anthony Aldrich II from Mecklenburg County has sold the most popcorn of any Boy Scout in the U.S. this year. His sales totaled nearly $20,000 to benefit the Boy Scouts. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Aldrich about what it takes to sell so much popcorn.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri June 29, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Richard Simmons
We continue our summer series of the great personalities of Charlotte Talks with one of our favorite conversations. Richard Simmons is a long time and well known fitness guru. He uses humor, encouragement and his own brand of exercise to help people lose weight and feel good about themselves. Join us for a laugh filled hour with Richard Simmons.
Since this is a rebroadcast, we won't be able to take your calls or emails.

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Bank Exec Retiring
1:00 pm
Thu June 28, 2007

Bank Exec Retiring

Friday in Charlotte, a banking career that's spanned nearly 40-years will come to an end. Graham Denton, Bank of America's Market President Executive, is retiring. WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with him about his career.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu June 28, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte's New City Manager
We'll talk with brand new City Manager Curt Walton about his position and plans for the city's future.

Contact the show: 704-926-9323-, 800-603-9323, or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Animal Shelter Raising Funds
1:00 pm
Wed June 27, 2007

Animal Shelter Raising Funds

In northern Mecklenburg County, a unique fundraising effort is underway to benefit pets. Becca Sadri, fundraiser coordinator, talks with WFAE's Scott Graf about the project.
If you wish to find out more, contact Becca Sadri at 704-607-0237.

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Disappearing Birds
1:00 pm
Tue June 26, 2007

Disappearing Birds

The Audubon Society says some common species of birds in North Carolina, and elsewhere, are disappearing. To learn more, WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with Curtis Smalling, a biologist with Audubon North Carolina.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue June 26, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Diabetes Awareness
Andrew Mandell is a walking treasure trove of stories. The self titled "Mr. Diabetes" has walked more than 8 thousands miles over the last few years to raise awareness of Diabetes and the lifestyle choices that lead to it's onset. He'll talk about his own experience with the disease and his extraordinary walking adventure.
Guest
Andrew Mandell - "Mr. Diabetes"
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org

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Sounds of Singing at UNCC
1:00 pm
Tue June 26, 2007

Sounds of Singing at UNCC

UNC Charlotte recently hosted a 10-day Intern Teacher Program of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. WFAE's Simone Orendain attended a master class at UNC Charlotte, and produced this audio postcard.

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Charlotte's New City Manager
1:00 pm
Mon June 25, 2007

Charlotte's New City Manager

Charlotte's Assistant City Manager Curt Walton is preparing to take over for Pam Syfert when she retires as City Manager at the end of this month. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Walton about the new job.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon June 25, 2007

Charlotte Talks

"Why Al Gore is Wrong"
Despite the overwhelming numbers of scientists and citizens who believe in global warming, and our role in, there are other groups of people including scientists, who believe the issue is shrouded in hype and misinformation. Joel Schwartz is one of those people and he happens to be a climatologist. He joins us.
Guest
Joel Schwartz - Institute scientist, Environmental consultant, The American Enterprise Institute
Links
www.johnlocke.org
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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