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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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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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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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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Wed February 27, 2008

Showstopper Plants/STOMP!

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Local Precincts Organized
12:00 pm
Wed February 27, 2008

Local Precincts Organized

(2/27/08) Most of Mecklenburg County's Democratic precincts are now organized, meaning they have officers who can vote in party elections. Those officers will meet next week to elect a new chair of the local Democratic party. WFAE's Lisa Miller has more.

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CIAA Action
12:00 pm
Wed February 27, 2008

CIAA Action

(2/27/08) The CIAA tournament shifts into high gear tonight in Charlotte with the first match-ups between the men's basketball teams. Organizers say the weeklong event is growing in prestige and attendance. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Growing Number of Americans Not Affiliated With a
12:00 pm
Tue February 26, 2008

Growing Number of Americans Not Affiliated With a Faith

(2/26/08) Sixteen percent of Americans today say they are not affiliated with any particular faith, and that number is growing according to a new survey from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. UNC-Charlotte religious studies professor Sean McCloud says the trend is particularly clear in cities like Charlotte. He explains his theory to WFAE's Julie Rose.

Click here for the full report from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.

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Charlotte Gas Prices Nearing Record
12:00 pm
Tue February 26, 2008

Charlotte Gas Prices Nearing Record

(2/26/08) At $3.14 for a gallon of regular, Charlotte gas prices are nearing record-levels. AAA blames the spike on a recent refinery fire in Texas, a weakening U.S. economy and tension with oil-rich Venezuela. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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