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Inside Look at Prisoner Art
1:00 pm
Wed July 26, 2006

Inside Look at Prisoner Art

Art created by inmates and an installation based on feelings of imprisonment are on display in uptown Charlotte. The exhibit runs through the end of the July. WFAE's Simone Orendain has this report on the exhibit called "Inside-Outside: Tiered Justice."

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Medical Debt Woes
1:00 pm
Wed July 26, 2006

Medical Debt Woes

WFAE commentator A.J. Remes says he's deciding which is worse - medical debt or dealing with collection agencies.

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Inside Look at Prisoner Art
1:00 pm
Wed July 26, 2006

Inside Look at Prisoner Art

Art created by inmates and an installation based on feelings of imprisonment are on display in uptown Charlotte. The exhibit runs through the end of the July. WFAE's Simone Orendain has this report on the exhibit called "Inside-Outside: Tiered Justice."

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Operation Understanding
1:00 pm
Mon July 24, 2006

Operation Understanding

How do you motivate teenagers from diverse backgrounds to change the world? Show them that they have more in common than they think. That's the strategy of a Washington D.C. program for teenagers. This year's group recently made a stop in Charlotte. WFAE News Interns Stephanie Wiechmann and Danielle Wolfe got a first-hand look at the program.

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Operation Understanding
1:00 pm
Mon July 24, 2006

Operation Understanding

How do you motivate teenagers from diverse backgrounds to change the world? Show them that they have more in common than they think. That's the strategy of a Washington D.C. program for teenagers. This year's group recently made a stop in Charlotte. WFAE News Interns Stephanie Wiechmann and Danielle Wolfe got a first-hand look at the program.

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Using Our Language Good
1:00 pm
Fri July 21, 2006

Using Our Language Good

WFAE commentator Tom Pfahlert says Americans need to take more pride in the way they talk. He says Americans should read more and slow down when speaking. Here are some more of his thoughts on language:

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Toll Road Possibility
1:00 pm
Wed July 19, 2006

Toll Road Possibility

Traffic congestion in Mecklenburg county is continually one of the biggest gripes of area residents. Legislators and city leaders all say that money for road projects simply isn't there. One possibility to address the revenue shortfall could be toll roads. WFAE's Craig Fahle has this report.

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Toll Road Possibility
1:00 pm
Wed July 19, 2006

Toll Road Possibility

Traffic congestion in Mecklenburg county is continually one of the biggest gripes of area residents. Legislators and city leaders all say that money for road projects simply isn't there. One possibility to address the revenue shortfall could be toll roads. WFAE's Craig Fahle has this report.

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Treating Female Mood Disorders
1:00 pm
Tue July 18, 2006

Treating Female Mood Disorders

One out of every ten new mothers will deal with some form of postpartum depression. When it comes to treating women with reproductive mood disorders, doctors in Chapel Hill are taking a new approach. In the past, women dealing with postpartum issues have been treated by their gynecologist. Now they're being seen by psychiatrists, people like Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin spoke with her to learn more.

For more information about Chapel Hill's Center for Female Mood Disorders: http://www.med.unc.edu/psych/

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NC Nursing Students Falling Short
1:00 pm
Tue July 18, 2006

NC Nursing Students Falling Short

Over the past two years the percentage of students who passed national nurse licensing exams fell short of standards at UNC-Charlotte, N.C. Central, and North Carolina A&T.To learn more about the licensing process, WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with Dr. Karen Schmaling, Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at UNC-Charlotte.

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