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Adjustments
1:00 pm
Thu October 4, 2007

Adjustments

Life is full of adjustments. Lately, WFAE commentator Peter Moore has been focusing on one in particular.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu October 4, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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ASALH Conference in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Wed October 3, 2007

ASALH Conference in Charlotte

Close to 1,000 historians, scholars and students are in Charlotte for the 92nd annual conference of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History this week. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with ASALH Executive Director Sylvia Cyrus Albritton about this year's conference theme "From Slavery to Freedom: Africans in the Americas."

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed October 3, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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Kate Bornstein
Transgender activist Kate Bornstein visits UNC-Charlotte for a lecture, but first she visits with us. Her talk is titled: Men, Women and the Rest of Us. She explores the role and diversity of gender in modern society.
Guest:
Kate Bornstein - Writer, Artist and Gender Theorist
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Will There be Fall Color?
1:00 pm
Tue October 2, 2007

Will There be Fall Color?

As October arrives, so too does the colorful autumn foliage. A very popular place for many Charlotteans to view the leaves is the North Carolina high country. But drougt this year may have some would-be tourists wondering if there will be anything worth looking at. For an answer, WFAE's Scott Graf called Gary Walker, a biology professor at Appalachian State University in Boone.

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Pendergraph Accepts D.C. Job
1:00 pm
Mon October 1, 2007

Pendergraph Accepts D.C. Job

Mecklenburg County Sheriff Jim Pendergraph has accepted a senior management position at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He'll be leaving his post as Sheriff at the end of November. Pendergraph was first elected Sheriff in 1994. Before that he worked with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police for 23 years. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Jim Pendergraph about the new job and the one he's leaving behind.

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A BBQ Tour
1:00 pm
Fri September 28, 2007

A BBQ Tour

Barbecue of the world will be on display Saturday as part of a food tour organized by the Levine Museum of the New South. "The New South Barbecue Tour" will see participants bused to various ethnic restaurants around the city, where they can sample how barbecue is done around the world. WFAE's Scott Graf speaks with Museum Historian Tom Hanchett about the tour.

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Property Crime in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Thu September 27, 2007

Property Crime in Charlotte

Property crime doesn't grab media attention nearly as much as violent crime. But in Charlotte, it's the most prevalent crime and also one of the most preventable. In this segment of IPO Charlotte, WFAE's Simone Orendain reports on why property crime numbers are so high and what's being done to try to keep them down.

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Tennis Legend in Town
1:00 pm
Thu September 27, 2007

Tennis Legend in Town

Some former tennis champions are in south Charlotte to compete for the second year in a row. This year, 36- year old Pete Sampras, who holds the most grand slam singles titles, is playing. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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New C.E.O. at Urban League of the Central
1:00 pm
Mon September 24, 2007

New C.E.O. at Urban League of the Central Carolinas

Patrick Graham will lead the local chapter of the national advocacy group that prepares minorities for jobs and economic self-sufficiency. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Graham about what he sees in the future for the Urban League.

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