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The California Dream Moves East
1:00 pm
Tue August 5, 2008

The California Dream Moves East

California became the state it is today, thanks in large part, to the huge migration spurred by the gold rush. But amid a struggling economy and, in many places, a housing market that's just plain bad, more and more residents are leaving the Golden State to mine a new dream here in North Carolina. WFAE's Scott Graf reports.

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TWC Adding Corporate Jobs in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Mon August 4, 2008

TWC Adding Corporate Jobs in Charlotte

Time Warner Cable is expanding its corporate office staff in Charlotte with 200 additional jobs. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports.

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Catching Up with CMPD's New Chief
1:00 pm
Mon August 4, 2008

Catching Up with CMPD's New Chief

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe has been on the job for seven weeks now. It's been an eventful time. On Friday, he announced wide-ranging changes to the way the department approaches crime. Also under Monroe's watch, an officer was fired for the first time in ten years for using deadly force. And the department has had to contend with question surrounding a taser-induced death. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Monroe about his time here so far.

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CMPD Chief Announces Changes in Crime Fighting
1:00 pm
Fri August 1, 2008

CMPD Chief Announces Changes in Crime Fighting

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe has announced wide-ranging changes to the ways the department fights crime. WFAE's Lisa Miller has more.

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NC Legislation Wrap-up
1:00 pm
Fri August 1, 2008

NC Legislation Wrap-up

Governor Mike Easley signed the drought bill into law yesterday. It was just one of the high profile measures at the legislature this year. Other proposals are still waiting for Easley's signature. And some never made it to his desk. Laura Leslie has a wrap-up of the year's most talked about legislation.

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Going It Alone On Foreclosures
1:00 pm
Fri August 1, 2008

Going It Alone On Foreclosures

As housing counselors across the country sift through the details of the new law aimed at preventing foreclosures, one woman in Charlotte is doing her part to help homeowners avoid foreclosure. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Memory Loss
1:00 pm
Fri August 1, 2008

Memory Loss

Memory Loss Today, we'll talk about memory. Why do we forget what we ate for dinner last night but can remember an event from 20 years ago? Why do some people begin to forget events and items and some people remember every detail perfectly? If we can't remember things, at what point should we begin to worry about Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia? Join us for a conversation about memory and memory loss. Since this is an encore presentation, we won't be able to take your phone calls.

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Nature Deficit Disorder
1:00 pm
Thu July 31, 2008

Nature Deficit Disorder

Record Scholarship Money for SC Students
1:00 pm
Thu July 31, 2008

Record Scholarship Money for SC Students

High school seniors in South Carolina's public schools scored a record amount of scholarship money this year, and that includes the Class of 2008 in the Charlotte area. WFAE's Julie Rose has more.

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SC African American Churches Take Stance on
1:00 pm
Thu July 31, 2008

SC African American Churches Take Stance on Environment

In a first ever move, a group of African American church leaders in South Carolina this week announced they would take action on global warming and the environment. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with one African American chuch leader, Dr. Benjamin Snoddy who is president of the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina.

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