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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon August 6, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Fairness Doctrine and Talk Radio
There has been recent discussion among lawmakers about the impact of talk radio. Some politicians would like to renew the Fairness Doctrine, others want to suppress it permanently. We'll discuss the history, impact and responsibility of talk radio.
Guests
Steve Rendall - Senior Analyst, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
Mark LLoyd - Senior Fellow, The Center for American Progress
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Las Vegas Furniture Market's Local Effect
1:00 pm
Fri August 3, 2007

Las Vegas Furniture Market's Local Effect

When it started in the summer of 2005, a new furniture market in Las Vegas was viewed as a threat to the world's largest such event, held twice a year in Hight Point. This week, the third summer market in Las Vegas was held. To see if that threat has materialized, WFAE's Scott Graf called Joe Carroll, the publisher of the Greensboro-based trade magazine "Furniture Today."

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National Sports Marketing Network Comes to
1:00 pm
Tue July 31, 2007

National Sports Marketing Network Comes to Charlotte

The newest chapter of the National Sports Marketing Network has opened in Charlotte. To find out why the group picked Charlotte as its latest city to 'set up shop' in, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Jennifer Karpf, the organization's president.

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A Dog Tale
1:00 pm
Tue July 31, 2007

A Dog Tale

Sometimes it can take years to find the perfect pet. After a long search, WFAE commentator Sally Phillips may have finally found a keeper for the family.

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Panthers Report to Camp
1:00 pm
Mon July 30, 2007

Panthers Report to Camp

The Carolina Panthers have reported to training camp in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This is the time of year when all NFL fans are optimistic about their team's chances during the season ahead. To talk more about what Panthers fans have to look forward to, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Scott Fowler of the Charlotte Observer.

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Gorman's First Year
1:00 pm
Mon July 30, 2007

Gorman's First Year

Peter Gorman has just completed his first year as superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. In this interview, WFAE's Simone Orendain and Gorman talked about what the past year has been like for him.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu July 26, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Jay Bakker
We revisit a conversation with Jay Bakker this hour. The son of Jim Bakker and the late Tammy Faye Messner, he experienced a troubled youth, growing up under the scandal that surrounded his parents. Now he has started his own ministry.

Since this is an encore edition of the show we won't be able to take your phone calls.
Original Airdate 2/13/2001

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A Summer Discovery
1:00 pm
Wed July 25, 2007

A Summer Discovery

When summer comes to the Carolinas, it can be easy to slide into the doldrums of believing there's nothing new or different to do. WFAE commentator Amy Rogers says recently she was happy to be proven wrong.

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Ukrainian Business People Visiting Charlotte
1:00 pm
Wed July 25, 2007

Ukrainian Business People Visiting Charlotte

Nine Ukrainian business people are headed back to their homeland after spending the past 5 weeks in the Charlotte area, learning about how their line of business is conducted in the U.S. One of the visitors was Tatiana Saliy, a 37-year-old purchasing manager for a manufacturer of office furniture in Ukraine's Kiev Region. WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with her and asked the biggest difference between her industry in her home country, and here.

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CMS Bond List Set
1:00 pm
Wed July 25, 2007

CMS Bond List Set

In a seven to two vote, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board last night approved the capitol project list to be funded by the $516 million bond question in this fall's ballot. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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