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The Rising Cost of Gas
1:00 pm
Fri April 21, 2006

The Rising Cost of Gas

(4/21/06) Gas prices soared in the days following Hurricane Katrina. But it's been almost nine months since the storm ravaged the Gulf Coast. So, what's contributing to the latest upward push in gas prices and how is it affecting Carolinians? From the Carolinas Business Bureau WFAE's Jaime Bedrin brings us this report.

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The Rising Cost of Gas
1:00 pm
Fri April 21, 2006

The Rising Cost of Gas

(4/21/06) Gas prices soared in the days following Hurricane Katrina. But it's been almost nine months since the storm ravaged the Gulf Coast. So, what's contributing to the latest upward push in gas prices and how is it affecting Carolinians? From the Carolinas Business Bureau WFAE's Jaime Bedrin brings us this report.

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Man's Body Located in Lake Norman
1:00 pm
Wed April 19, 2006

Man's Body Located in Lake Norman

(04/19/06) Searchers Wednesday found the body of a Lincolnton man who drowned in Lake Norman. The sheriff's office says 71-year-old James Huffman apparently fell into the water from a boat about a half-mile from shore yesterday. Huffman and his wife had been fishing on Lake Norman Tuesday morning. The sheriff's office says the couple had returned to the Little Creek access but Huffman went back out on the lake alone to check on some equipment on the boat.

Why Is Gas So High?
1:00 pm
Tue April 18, 2006

Why Is Gas So High?

(4/18/06) For the first time since the days following Hurricane Katrina, oil futures topped $70 a barrel in overnight trading. Analysts say the summer driving season could be the most expensive on record. To get some perspective on the situation, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Michael Fields, the executive director of the South Carolina Petroleum Marketers Association.

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New Obesity Study
1:00 pm
Mon April 17, 2006

New Obesity Study

(4/17/06) A new UNC-Chapel Hill study suggests that some overweight adults are unaware that they are in fact clinically obese. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin spoke with Dr. Kimberly Truesdale, an obesity research associate at the school, to find out more.

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Dead Sea Scrolls Lecture by Dr. Jodi Magness
1:00 pm
Fri April 14, 2006

Dead Sea Scrolls Lecture by Dr. Jodi Magness

WFAE is pleased to partner with Discovery Place on its Journey Beyond the Words lecture series in conjunction with the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. In this installment Dr. Jodie Magness discusses "The Archeology of Quamran & The Dead Sea Scrolls."

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The Dead Sea Scrolls Lecture by Dr. Lawrence
1:00 pm
Thu April 13, 2006

The Dead Sea Scrolls Lecture by Dr. Lawrence Schiffman

(4/11/06) WFAE is pleased to partner with Discovery Place on its Journey Beyond the Words lecture series in conjunction with the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. In this installment Dr. Lawrence Schiffman discusses "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism."

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Art-o-mat's Charlotte Debut
1:00 pm
Thu April 13, 2006

Art-o-mat's Charlotte Debut

(4/13/06) The main library in Uptown Charlotte is home to a cigarette machine turned mini art-dispenser. It's just over a month since the Art-o-mat was installed and already there are some empty slots. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau Simone Orendain reports on the business of vending art.

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Art-o-mat's Charlotte Debut
1:00 pm
Thu April 13, 2006

Art-o-mat's Charlotte Debut

(4/13/06) The main library in Uptown Charlotte is home to a cigarette machine turned mini art-dispenser. It's just over a month since the Art-o-mat was installed and already there are some empty slots. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau Simone Orendain reports on the business of vending art.

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Financial Impact of U.C. Great
1:00 pm
Wed April 12, 2006

Financial Impact of U.C. Great

(4/12/06) Thursday, Charlotte Chamber members will participate in a forum about how the University area financially impacts the surrounding seven-county region. From the Caronlinas Business Bureau, WFAE's Jaime Bedrin spoke with UNCC's Vice-Chancellor David Dunn and asked him about University City's impact on the region.

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