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Carolinas' House Reps Gain Power
12:00 pm
Wed November 15, 2006

Carolinas' House Reps Gain Power

The Carolinas may benefit from the Democrat's victory in last week's election. Several members of the House from the area are in position to see their power increase in Washington. WFAE's Craig Fahle spoke with Capitol Hill correspondent Terry Gildea about the change. They began by talking about South Carolina's John Spratt, who will now chair the House Budget Committee.

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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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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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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

Black Leads in NC's 100th House District
12:00 pm
Thu November 9, 2006

Black Leads in NC's 100th House District

After a night of tight voter margins, the final vote count shows Jim Black leads the race for the state's 100th house district by 7 votes. The 20-year incumbent faced a political newcomer who has never held public office. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Hayes Has Slim Majority
12:00 pm
Thu November 9, 2006

Hayes Has Slim Majority

The winner of the race for North Carolina's 8th Congressional District is still unofficial, although Republican incumbent Robin Hayes has a slim majority of the vote. WFAE's Craig Fahle has more.

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