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NC 100th District May Vote Again
12:00 pm
Wed November 15, 2006

NC 100th District May Vote Again

When voters who live in the 100th House District woke up last Wednesday, they learned that incumbent House Speaker Jim Black, one of the most powerful members of the state legislature, was ahead by just 7 votes in his bid for re-election. The final outcome of the race would be determined by about 120 provisional ballots. But now, problems in one precinct may force the entire district to vote again. WFAE's Scott Graf reports.

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New NC Encyclopedia
12:00 pm
Wed November 15, 2006

New NC Encyclopedia

The Encyclopedia of North Carolina is out in bookstores this week. And its being showcased in Charlotte. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with the encyclopedia's assistant editor Jay Mazzocchi about the new work.

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US Airways Makes Offer for Delta
12:00 pm
Wed November 15, 2006

US Airways Makes Offer for Delta

US Airways has made an offer to buy Delta Airlines. The $8 billion offer is contingent upon Delta emerging from bankruptcy. For more on the deal and how it could potentially impact the current US Airways hub at Charlotte-Douglas Airport, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Peter Schwarz, an Economics professor at UNC-Charlotte.

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NC 100th District May Vote Again
12:00 pm
Wed November 15, 2006

NC 100th District May Vote Again

When voters who live in the 100th House District woke up last Wednesday, they learned that incumbent House Speaker Jim Black, one of the most powerful members of the state legislature, was ahead by just 7 votes in his bid for re-election. The final outcome of the race would be determined by about 120 provisional ballots. But now, problems in one precinct may force the entire district to vote again. WFAE's Scott Graf reports.

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United Way Has Trouble Reaching Goal
12:00 pm
Wed November 15, 2006

United Way Has Trouble Reaching Goal

United Way of Central Carolinas held what it called an emergency press conference earlier this week to ask for more donations to its annual fundraiser. WFAE's Scott Graf talked about the fundraising with Michael Baker, the chairman of this year's local campaign. Scott began by asking why the organization has had trouble meeting its goal this year.

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Problems Discovered in 100th District Voting
12:00 pm
Tue November 14, 2006

Problems Discovered in 100th District Voting

Going into the day, the outcome of the 100th House District race between House Speaker Jim Black and Republican opponent Hal Jordan was already in question. Now, news of the wrong ballots given to several hundred voters last week has the race in the hands of the State Board of Election. WFAE's Scott Graf reports.

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Ancient Latrines Shed Light on Jewish Sect
12:00 pm
Tue November 14, 2006

Ancient Latrines Shed Light on Jewish Sect

Researchers working near the Dead Sea have discovered ancient latrines that appear to shed new light on the Essene community in Palestine near the time of Jesus.WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with UNC-Charlotte scholar Dr. James Tabor, who helped lead the investigation.

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Park Road Turns 50
12:00 pm
Mon November 13, 2006

Park Road Turns 50

The Park Road Shopping Center had its 50th birthday this weekend. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports on the rare mall's staying power.

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Park Road Turns 50
12:00 pm
Mon November 13, 2006

Park Road Turns 50

The Park Road Shopping Center had its 50th birthday this weekend. From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau, Simone Orendain reports on the rare mall's staying power.

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Some Races Still Up In Air
12:00 pm
Thu November 9, 2006

Some Races Still Up In Air

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