News

Pages

CMS '07 Budget
1:00 pm
Wed March 14, 2007

CMS '07 Budget

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools presented next year's budget recommendations to the school board this week. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports it's nearly $1.16 billion.

Read more
College Bowl for Computer Hackers
12:00 pm
Fri March 9, 2007

College Bowl for Computer Hackers

UNC-Charlotte this weekend is hosting a regional "Cyber Defense" competition. Students from the local campus are the defending national title holders in the event also known as the "College Bowl for Computer Hackers." WFAE's Mark Rumsey talks with the chairman of the UNC-Charlotte Department of Software and Information Systems, Dr. Bill Chu.

Read more
Crime Forum
12:00 pm
Thu March 8, 2007

Crime Forum

March Madness Underway
12:00 pm
Thu March 8, 2007

March Madness Underway

The Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament starts Thursday afternoon in Tampa. Even if you're not a college basketball fan, this weekend marks the beginning of a period every year when it's hard to avoid the sport. If you are a fan, March Madness is Heaven on Earth. To get some analysis and to preview the next few weeks, we called Charlotte Observer Sports Columnist Scott Fowler.

Read more
Welcome to IPO Charlotte
12:00 pm
Wed March 7, 2007

Welcome to IPO Charlotte

A Lesson in Diversity
12:00 pm
Fri March 2, 2007

A Lesson in Diversity

For many of us diversity doesn't always come easily. WFAE commentator Lynn Trenning says she is taking a lesson from some youngsters.

Read more
An Unusual Marathon
12:00 pm
Fri March 2, 2007

An Unusual Marathon

A North Carolina man and two hundred other people ran a marathon Monday, a ways off the beaten path, in Antarctica. Wesam Mahmoud works as a translator at Camp Lejeune. He finished the marathon in just under seven hours. WFAE's Lisa Miller reached Mahmoud on a satellite phone in Antarctica.

Read more
Progress at the NCRC
12:00 pm
Fri March 2, 2007

Progress at the NCRC

The transformation from mill town to biotech hub is taking shape in Kannapolis. Progress on the $1.2 billion North Carolina Research Campus continues at a clip. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain has this update.

Read more
Dealing with Jury No Shows
12:00 pm
Fri March 2, 2007

Dealing with Jury No Shows

Mecklenburg County issues between 5,000 and 6,000 summons for jury service each month. People who fail too often to respond to these summons, wind up getting a letter delivered by the sheriff. Those letters have been distributed over the last week. WFAE's Lisa Miller reports.

Read more
US Airways Flight Center Goes to Pittsburgh
12:00 pm
Mon February 26, 2007

US Airways Flight Center Goes to Pittsburgh

The City of Charlotte learned Wednesday that it will not be the location of a new US Airways flight operations center. The city had been competing with both Pheonix and the eventual winner, Pittsburgh, for the facility. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau Craig Fahle spoke with Tom Flynn, the economic development director for the City of Charlotte. He asked whether the announcement was a surprise.

Read more

Pages