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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri May 25, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Road Trips
Summer travel season is upon us. A new Charlotte Observer publication looks at some popular road trips in our region.
Guests
John Bordsen - Charlotte Observer Travel Editor
Darcy Grimes - AAA Carolinas
Susan Dosier - VisitNC
Call or email with your favorite destinations!
Contact the show: 704-926-WFAE (9323), 800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Lunch with Friday Friends
1:00 pm
Fri May 25, 2007

Lunch with Friday Friends

Across the Charlotte area today, pairs of strangers are meeting for lunch. The "Friday Friends" program is another trust-building component of Crossroads Charlotte, which was formed to bridge the racial gap in the region by 2015. WFAE's Simone Orendain followed a first meeting between some new "Friday Friends."

For more information: www.crossroadscharlotte.org
www.fridayfriends.org

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Keeping Teachers in the Classroom
1:00 pm
Thu May 24, 2007

Keeping Teachers in the Classroom

We look at the difficulty the area faces in trying to attract quality teachers. Once those teachers get here, how do we keep them? With school districts under increasing pressure to raise scores on standardized tests, having qualified folks in the classroom is crucial.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu May 24, 2007

Charlotte Talks

The U.S. Navy
Join us to learn about life in the Navy. Rear Admiral David Architzel is in Charlotte and he'll share his insight on several topical issues, such as the proposed Outlying Landing Field in Eastern North Carolina, the Navy build-up in the Persian Gulf, and what life is like aboard an aircraft carrier.
Guest
Rear Admiral David Architzel - program executive officer for aircraft carriers with the U.S. Navy.
Contact the show: 704-926-WFAE (9323), 800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed May 23, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Business Preparedness Summit in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Tue May 22, 2007

Business Preparedness Summit in Charlotte

The City of Charlotte and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce are hosting a business preparedness summit May 22nd. The conference will feature speakers talking about the importance of companies preparing for emergency situations that could affect their operations. WFAE's Craig Fahle spoke with Alfonso Martinez-Fonts, Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He asked about the current state of preparedness for U.S. businesses.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue May 22, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Myrick on Nation's Biggest Threat
1:00 pm
Mon May 21, 2007

Myrick on Nation's Biggest Threat

Congresswoman Sue Myrick held a press conference Monday to express her opposition to the immigration reform plan being debated in Washington. During that conference, she took the opportunity to remind people about what she believes is the biggest threat facing the country.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon May 21, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri May 18, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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