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Habitat for Humanity Turns 30
1:00 pm
Thu August 3, 2006

Habitat for Humanity Turns 30

The City of Charlotte is hosting Habitat for Humanity's annual conference this year. This conference, over the next four days, marks a milestone for the volunteer-based affordable homebuilder. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with one of Habitat's oldest volunteers, Clive Rainy.

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Habitat for Humanity Turns 30
1:00 pm
Thu August 3, 2006

Habitat for Humanity Turns 30

The City of Charlotte is hosting Habitat for Humanity's annual conference this year. This conference, over the next four days, marks a milestone for the volunteer-based affordable homebuilder. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with one of Habitat's oldest volunteers, Clive Rainy.

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NC House Speaker's Effectiveness
1:00 pm
Wed August 2, 2006

NC House Speaker's Effectiveness

WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with N.C. State Political Science Professor Andrew Taylor to get his opinion of Jim Black's effectiveness during this year's legislative session.

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CMS Superintendent Gorman and the Media
1:00 pm
Wed August 2, 2006

CMS Superintendent Gorman and the Media

During his first month on the job, CMS Superintendent Peter Gorman has made a priority of being available to reporters. That represents a welcome change from past administrations. WFAE's Scott Graf takes a closer look at Gorman's relationship with the media.

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CMS Superintendent Gorman and the Media
1:00 pm
Wed August 2, 2006

CMS Superintendent Gorman and the Media

During his first month on the job, CMS Superintendent Peter Gorman has made a priority of being available to reporters. That represents a welcome change from past administrations. WFAE's Scott Graf takes a closer look at Gorman's relationship with the media.

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Toll Roads Get Green Light
1:00 pm
Tue August 1, 2006

Toll Roads Get Green Light

The North Carolina Legislature gave the green light last week to new toll roads in North Carolina. Six projects, two of them in the Charlotte area, now officially enter the planning and financing stages. The state now looks to the bond market to find financing to build the toll roads. WFAE's Craig Fahle spoke with David Joyner, executive director of the North Carolina Turnpike Authority. He asked him which projects we can expect first.

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Too Many Things At Once
1:00 pm
Tue August 1, 2006

Too Many Things At Once

These days, it's getting harder and harder to pay attention to one thing at a time. And WFAE Commentator Carolyn Noell is getting caught up in this phenomenon.

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A Lifetime That Almost Went Unchecked
1:00 pm
Fri July 28, 2006

A Lifetime That Almost Went Unchecked

It's 16 years since the Americans With Disabilities Act became law. The law helped those living with disabilities gain some understanding from the public. However, for people like WFAE Commentator Sheree Martines trying to be understood remains a lifelong challenge.

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Medical Debt Woes
1:00 pm
Wed July 26, 2006

Medical Debt Woes

WFAE commentator A.J. Remes says he's deciding which is worse - medical debt or dealing with collection agencies.

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Inside Look at Prisoner Art
1:00 pm
Wed July 26, 2006

Inside Look at Prisoner Art

Art created by inmates and an installation based on feelings of imprisonment are on display in uptown Charlotte. The exhibit runs through the end of the July. WFAE's Simone Orendain has this report on the exhibit called "Inside-Outside: Tiered Justice."

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