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Legislation Could Affect Public Access
1:00 pm
Wed April 26, 2006

Legislation Could Affect Public Access

(4/26/06) New legislation being considered by North Carolina's Senate Finance Committee would change the way cable access is provided. Supporters say it would lower prices by increasing competition. Opponents fear it would threaten public access stations all across the state. WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with John Rocco, who oversees Charlotte's Cable Access Channel 21, about the bill.

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One on One with Gorman
1:00 pm
Mon April 24, 2006

One on One with Gorman

(4/24/06) The Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board has picked Tustin, California Schools Superintendent Peter Gorman to lead CMS. During negotiations between both parties, WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with Gorman about his vision for CMS.

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Eaglets Go Wild
1:00 pm
Mon April 24, 2006

Eaglets Go Wild

(4/24/06) This week, the first-ever bald eagles born at Carolina Raptor Center were moved off-site. It's the first step towards their introduction into the wild. For an update on the two eaglets, and to find out what's next for them, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Mathias Engleman, the Raptor Center's director of rehabilitation.

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One on One with Gorman
1:00 pm
Mon April 24, 2006

One on One with Gorman

(4/24/06) The Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board has picked Tustin, California Schools Superintendent Peter Gorman to lead CMS. During negotiations between both parties, WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with Gorman about his vision for CMS.

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Eaglets Go Wild
1:00 pm
Mon April 24, 2006

Eaglets Go Wild

(4/24/06) This week, the first-ever bald eagles born at Carolina Raptor Center were moved off-site. It's the first step towards their introduction into the wild. For an update on the two eaglets, and to find out what's next for them, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Mathias Engleman, the Raptor Center's director of rehabilitation.

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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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