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Moving Day
12:00 pm
Tue February 7, 2006

Moving Day

(2/7/06) It's just over five months since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and dispersed New Orleans residents across the country in search of shelter. Some of those evacuees have been making their homes in Charlotte. WFAE's Simone Orendain introduces us to one evacuee who just moved into an apartment in east Charlotte.

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Moving Day
12:00 pm
Tue February 7, 2006

Moving Day

(2/7/06) It's just over five months since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and dispersed New Orleans residents across the country in search of shelter. Some of those evacuees have been making their homes in Charlotte. WFAE's Simone Orendain introduces us to one evacuee who just moved into an apartment in east Charlotte.

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Flu Season Outlook
12:00 pm
Fri February 3, 2006

Flu Season Outlook

(2/3/06) Flu season typically begins to peak in February. Mecklenburg County Health officials are hoping the virus won't spread too far this year. WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with the county's Medical Director, Dr. Stephen Keener.

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Welcome Home Garibaldi!
12:00 pm
Wed February 1, 2006

Welcome Home Garibaldi!

(2/1/06) An eagle that escaped its aviary last summer is now back at Carolina Raptor Center. How did Garibaldi return to the facility? WFAE's Jaime Bedrin turned to Jill Swain with the raptor center for more information on the eagle's journey home.

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Grandfather Mountain's Unique Weather
12:00 pm
Tue January 31, 2006

Grandfather Mountain's Unique Weather

(1/31/06) Last week, winds at Grandfather Mountain near Boone were clocked at more than 200-miles-per-hour. How high the winds actually got isn't known, because the equipment used to record that information only registers up to 200-miles-an-hour. To find out more about the very unique weather situation and its effects on the privately-owned tourist attraction, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with its vice president, Harris Prevost.

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Put Your Best Foot Forward
12:00 pm
Mon January 30, 2006

Put Your Best Foot Forward

(1/30/06) The Charlotte Department of Transportation wants to make the Queen City easier to navigate by foot and bike. City leaders are looking to the public for suggestions. Transportation officials are also getting advice from walking expert Mark Fenton, host of the PBS show America's Walking. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin attended Tuesday's connectivity workshop and brings us this report.

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Put Your Best Foot Forward
12:00 pm
Mon January 30, 2006

Put Your Best Foot Forward

(1/30/06) The Charlotte Department of Transportation wants to make the Queen City easier to navigate by foot and bike. City leaders are looking to the public for suggestions. Transportation officials are also getting advice from walking expert Mark Fenton, host of the PBS show America's Walking. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin attended Tuesday's connectivity workshop and brings us this report.

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Put Your Best Foot Forward
12:00 pm
Mon January 30, 2006

Put Your Best Foot Forward

(1/30/06) The Charlotte Department of Transportation wants to make the Queen City easier to navigate by foot and bike. City leaders are looking to the public for suggestions. Transportation officials are also getting advice from walking expert Mark Fenton, host of the PBS show America's Walking. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin attended Tuesday's connectivity workshop and brings us this report.

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Sorting Out Ethnic Confusion
12:00 pm
Fri January 27, 2006

Sorting Out Ethnic Confusion

(1-27-06) In today's ethnically-diverse America, trying to figure out "who's who" can be confusing. WFAE commentator Gerry Soud has some firsthand experience.

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Let's Get Movin'
12:00 pm
Tue January 24, 2006

Let's Get Movin'

(1/24/06) If you prefer walking and biking to driving, you may want to attend one of the city-wide connectivity workshops taking place this week in Charlotte. The Charlotte Department of Transportation wants to make the Queen City more "pedestrian-friendly" and is looking for public input. The city is also seeking the advice of walking guru Mark Fenton, host of the PBS show America's Walking. In this extended web version, WFAE's Jaime Bedrin talked to Fenton about ways to make cities like Charlotte easier to navigate by foot.

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