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Responsible Water Use
1:00 pm
Fri July 6, 2007

Responsible Water Use

Earlier this week, North Carolina Governor Mike Easley asked state residents to use water reponsibly. His request came in light of continuing dry conditions across the state. It also came five weeks after City of Charlotte officials asked residents to do the same. To see how things have been going since then, WFAE's Scott Graf called Cam Coley with the City of Charlotte water department.
For morn information on saving water, you can visit www.cmutilities.com and click on WaterSmart.

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McCrory on July Fourth Arrests
1:00 pm
Fri July 6, 2007

McCrory on July Fourth Arrests

Following the 169 arrests police made before, during and after the 4th of July activities in uptown Charlotte this week, Mayor Pat McCrory sent an open letter containing his thoughts on the night to City Manager Curt Walton. Friday, he told WFAE's Scott Graf that going into the Fourth, he was concerned with what would happen once the fireworks at memorial Stadium ended.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu July 5, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Ice Cream and Gelato
With summer heating up, we'll cool down with a show on ice cream and its Italian sister, gelato. We'll get some history on the long-time treat (did you know ice cream has been around since the 4th century B.C.?), tips on some of the tastiest, and even some help with making it at home.
Guests
Peter Reinhart - Chef-on-Assignment, Johnson & Wales
Shannon Jackson Arnold - author, Everybody Loves Ice Cream: The Whole Scoop on America's Favorite Treat
Marco Ventura - Gelato expert, CafeĀ“ Mia in Birkdale Village.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed July 4, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue July 3, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Plastic Patriotism?
1:00 pm
Tue July 3, 2007

Plastic Patriotism?

This Fourth of July holiday week finds American flags adorning many homes and yards around Charlotte. WFAE commentator Beth Resler Walters says that's fine-- so long as the residents choose to put the flags there.

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Rare Plant Blooms at UNCC
1:00 pm
Tue July 3, 2007

Rare Plant Blooms at UNCC

The Titan Arum, the plant that produces one of the world's largest flowers bloomed at UNC Charlotte over the weekend. It's known as the Corpse Flower because it gives off a smell likened to rotting roadkill. WFAE's Lisa Miller takes a look at what one rare blossom can do for a greenhouse full of plants.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon July 2, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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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