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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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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

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

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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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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