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On Love and Marriage
12:00 pm
Mon February 20, 2006

On Love and Marriage

(2/20/06) WFAE commentator Krissa Palmer says if you want a long lasting relationship, fall in love with someone that you also like. That's what she did, nearly three decades ago.

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Dead Sea Scrolls in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Fri February 17, 2006

Dead Sea Scrolls in Charlotte

(2/17/06) The long-awaited Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition at Discovery Place opens today. Some scroll fragments are making a first and only appearance outside of their home-base in Israel. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Dead Sea Scrolls in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Fri February 17, 2006

Dead Sea Scrolls in Charlotte

(2/17/06) The long-awaited Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition at Discovery Place opens today. Some scroll fragments are making a first and only appearance outside of their home-base in Israel. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Olympic Sculptor Goes for Bronze
12:00 pm
Thu February 16, 2006

Olympic Sculptor Goes for Bronze

(2/16/06) Cornelius-based sculptor Jon Hair just returned from Torino, Italy, where he was meeting with the International Olympic Committee. Hair is the official sculptor of the U.S. Olympic Team and Committee and will soon begin work on a project for the I.O.C. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin spoke with Hair about his latest commission.

For more information on Hair's work visit: www.jonhair.com

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The Price of Love
12:00 pm
Tue February 14, 2006

The Price of Love

(2/14/06) This Valentine's day, romantic dates ranging from the lavish to the simple, abound. WFAE commentator Jean Roznik does a comparison between the two types of dates to determine the price of love.

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Health Care Forum Coming Up
12:00 pm
Mon February 13, 2006

Health Care Forum Coming Up

(2/13/06) The national "Citizens' Health Care Working Group" is holding a public forum Saturday, February 18th in Charlotte to gather people's ideas on how to improve the country's health care system. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with local organizer Anne Udall of Charlotte's Lee Institute, which specializes in collaborative work.

Registration required: www.citizenshealthcare.gov

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Flipping Condos in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Fri February 10, 2006

Flipping Condos in Charlotte

(2/10/06) After the internet bubble burst, real estate became the hot investment. With new condominiums going up across Charlotte's Center City, some people wonder if that's another bubble waiting to burst. So, who's buying uptown Charlotte condos and why? From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau Julie Aguirre reports.

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Flipping Condos in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Fri February 10, 2006

Flipping Condos in Charlotte

(2/10/06) After the internet bubble burst, real estate became the hot investment. With new condominiums going up across Charlotte's Center City, some people wonder if that's another bubble waiting to burst. So, who's buying uptown Charlotte condos and why? From WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau Julie Aguirre reports.

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Actors from the London Stage in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Thu February 9, 2006

Actors from the London Stage in Charlotte

(2/9/06) The five members of "Actors from the London Stage" are performing "The Merchant of Venice" at UNC-Charlotte through Sunday. They're also teaching lessons on Shakespeare. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with cast member Louise Yates about the educational program that's touring US universities.

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Understanding Medicare Part D
12:00 pm
Thu February 9, 2006

Understanding Medicare Part D

(2/9/06) The new Medicare prescription drug coverage plan was intended to make it easier and less expensive for seniors to access their medications. But six weeks into the new program, and with a May deadline looming, many Charlotte-area seniors and health care providers are still trying to figure out the plan. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin reports.

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