Geddings Resigns from Lottery Commission
12:00 pm
Wed November 2, 2005

Geddings Resigns from Lottery Commission

(11/02/05) Charlotte marketing executive Kevin Geddings resigned Monday from the just formed North Carolina Lottery Commission. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with Geddings about what led to his decision to resign. (note: interview was given prior to news of Geddings' company having received $24,000 from a potential lottery vendor)

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Delta Departing Hickory
12:00 pm
Wed November 2, 2005

Delta Departing Hickory

(11/02/05) Air travelers and city leaders in Hickory were dealt a blow recently when Delta announced it was pulling its service out of the Hickory Regional Airport. The company's initial plan was to pull out at the end of this month, but a technicality has extended the service to January. WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Hickory Mayor Rudy Wright about the situatuion and the city's quest to line up another commercial carrier.

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Charlotte Mayoral Preview
12:00 pm
Tue November 1, 2005

Charlotte Mayoral Preview

(11/01/05) Next week, Charlotte voters will go to the polls to, among other things, choose a mayor. Their options are clear: five-term incumbent and, very visible, Pat McCrory, or his challenger, Democrat Craig Madans. McCrory has defeated Madans in the past, but Madans is more confident than ever that he'll be able to unseat the Republican. It sets up a showdown that some say isn't much of a showdown at all. WFAE's Scott Graf reports.

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Charlotte Mayoral Preview
12:00 pm
Tue November 1, 2005

Charlotte Mayoral Preview

(11/01/05) Next week, Charlotte voters will go to the polls to, among other things, choose a mayor. Their options are clear: five-term incumbent and, very visible, Pat McCrory, or his challenger, Democrat Craig Madans. McCrory has defeated Madans in the past, but Madans is more confident than ever that he'll be able to unseat the Republican. It sets up a showdown that some say isn't much of a showdown at all. WFAE's Scott Graf reports.

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Charlotte Mayoral Preview
12:00 pm
Tue November 1, 2005

Charlotte Mayoral Preview

(11/01/05) Next week, Charlotte voters will go to the polls to, among other things, choose a mayor. Their options are clear: five-term incumbent and, very visible, Pat McCrory, or his challenger, Democrat Craig Madans. McCrory has defeated Madans in the past, but Madans is more confident than ever that he'll be able to unseat the Republican. It sets up a showdown that some say isn't much of a showdown at all. WFAE's Scott Graf reports.

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Bond Referendum: For and Against
1:00 pm
Fri October 28, 2005

Bond Referendum: For and Against

(10/28/05) Mecklenburg County voters will decide on November eighth whether to approve a 427-million-dollar school bond package. County voters have rejected just two bond referenda since 1966. But this is one of the larger amounts in recent years that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Scools is requesting. WFAE's Simone Orendain explores what's at stake for those who support it and those who oppose it.

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Katrina's Continuing Impact
1:00 pm
Fri October 28, 2005

Katrina's Continuing Impact

(10/28/05) The impact of Hurricane Katrina and other recent natural disasters continues to be felt in Charlotte. WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with United Way of Central Carolinas' President Gloria Pace King for an update.

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Dealing with the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
1:00 pm
Thu October 27, 2005

Dealing with the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

(10/27/05) Pam Daigle with the Greater Carolinas Chapter of the Red Cross has spent the last three weeks helping folks in New Orleans get back on their feet. She spoke with WFAE's Jaime Bedrin about her experiences on the Gulf Coast. Daigle described some of the biggest obstacles facing the Red Cross and Hurricane Katrina victims in New Orleans.

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Code of Ethics for N.C. Lottery
1:00 pm
Thu October 27, 2005

Code of Ethics for N.C. Lottery

(10/27/05) The new North Carolina State Lottery Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to adopt a code of ethics. They're hoping the code will help quell a controversy that's been brewing since the commission started. Laura Leslie reports from the state capitol.

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Dole Reacts to Miers' Decision to Pull Nomination
1:00 pm
Thu October 27, 2005

Dole Reacts to Miers' Decision to Pull Nomination

(10/27/05)Laura Strickler from our Capitol Hill Bureau caught up with North Carolina Republican Senator Elizabeth Dole in the Senate Halls. Strickler spoke with Dole about her ractions to Miers' withdrawal.

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