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BofA's Planned LaSalle Buy on Hold
1:00 pm
Fri May 4, 2007

BofA's Planned LaSalle Buy on Hold

Bank of America's plans to buy Chicago based LaSalle Bank from ABN Amro have been put on hold. A Dutch court ruled that ABN shareholders should be allowed to vote on the proposed $21B cash deal. Craig Fahle of WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau spoke with Tony Plath, and Associate Professor of Finance at UNC Charlotte. Plath says Thursday's ruling was unexpected.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri May 4, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Krista Tippett on Her Faith
1:00 pm
Fri May 4, 2007

Krista Tippett on Her Faith

The weekly public radio show, Speaking of Faith has been on the air for just four years. And already its host, Krista Tippett has written a book about the show. WFAE's Simone Orendain interviewed Tippett and first asked why she decided to write the book.

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KT Full
1:00 pm
Fri May 4, 2007

KT Full

Walking and Biking in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Thu May 3, 2007

Walking and Biking in Charlotte

This week we're looking at what Charlotte is doing to make the city more bike and pedestrian friendly. The city's new development strategy is counting somewhat heavily on people leaving the cars at homebut to do that, and make people feel safe in doing so, the city admits that some more work needs to be done.

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Area Businesses Tackle Air Quality
1:00 pm
Thu May 3, 2007

Area Businesses Tackle Air Quality

The beginning of May marks the start of the ozone alert season. About 53 Charlotte area businesses and universities are participating again this year, in the "Clean Air Works!" project to lower emissions. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain spoke with Regional Air Quality Board Chair Dave Franchina about the efforts. www.cleanairworks.org

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ABN Amro Ruling
1:00 pm
Thu May 3, 2007

ABN Amro Ruling

(AP) A Dutch court has ruled that ABN Amro must seek shareholder approval before selling the Chicago-based LaSalle Bank for $21B to Bank of America.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu May 3, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Teacher Pay for Performance
There is a movement in North Carolina to revamp teacher pay and there are those who say that pay should be tied to performance. A report looking at teacher performance pay has recently been released. We'll take a closer look at the roport and the issue.
Guests
Jennifer Morrison, Teacher, Piedmont Open IB Middle School
Related Links
www.artofeducating.com
Join the show:
704-926-WFAE (9323), 1-800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed May 2, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Average Joe
The Average Joe show is back with a twist. We'll be joined by an all-female panel of Average Joe-sephines this time to get their take on a variety of issues. Topics include the latest Supreme Court ruling on an abortion ban, women's images as portrayed in rap music and the media, Hillary Clinton as a serious female presidential candidate and more.

Guests
Heather Eddy
Carol Klein
Winnie Bryce
Lily Kerrigan
Join the show:
704-926-WFAE (9323), 1-800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue May 1, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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