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Jim Black Faces Sentencing
1:00 pm
Tue May 8, 2007

Jim Black Faces Sentencing

Last week, former State House member Michael Decker was sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a public corruption scandal. Monday, former State Lottery Commissioner Kevin Geddings was also sentenced to four years. U.S. District Court Judge James Dever is also preparing sentencing for Black, and has hinted that a harsh penalty may await him. Taylor says the long sentences for both Geddings and Decker are sending a message.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon May 7, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Mothering Acorss ContinentsCokie Roberts visits Charlotte to help represent an amazing group of local women. These leaders of our community have formed an international organization, based here in Charlotte, called Mothering Across Continents. Their mission is to raise awareness and funding for AIDS orphans in Africa.GuestsCokie Roberts, NPR and ABC news correspondentLyndall Hare, Co-Chair, Mothering Across ContinentsKathryn Bolles, Save the Children

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Season of Plenty
1:00 pm
Mon May 7, 2007

Season of Plenty

The holidays often bring thoughts of festive tables, overflowing with favorite foods. But not every table is so abundantly filled. WFAE commentator Amy Rogers has been reflecting on this "season of plenty."

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The Wachovia Championship's Impact on Charlotte
1:00 pm
Fri May 4, 2007

The Wachovia Championship's Impact on Charlotte

In its first four years, the Wachovia Championship has become one of the most popular non-major events on the PGA tour. To talk more about its impact, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Erik Spanberg, who's covering the event for the Charlotte Business Journal. He began by asking Spanberg to compare today's tournament to the first one held in 2003.

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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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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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