Mobile Hospital
1:00 pm
Fri September 30, 2005

Mobile Hospital

(9/30/05) Medical teams from North Carolina continue to work out of a mobile hospital in Waveland, Mississippi. The hospital, based at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, is the only one of its kind in the nation. Rose Hoban of WUNC-FM in Chapel Hill reports.

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Overcoming Hoarding
1:00 pm
Thu September 29, 2005

Overcoming Hoarding

(9/29/05) Americans have a lot of junk. They buy stuff without giving much thought about where to store any of it. But for some people, the urge to shop and stockpile is overwhelming and can lead to the psychological condition known as hoarding. In this report, WFAE's Jaime Bedrin reflects on one local woman's struggle to stop hoarding.

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Overcoming Hoarding
1:00 pm
Thu September 29, 2005

Overcoming Hoarding

(9/29/05) Americans have a lot of junk. They buy stuff without giving much thought about where to store any of it. But for some people, the urge to shop and stockpile is overwhelming and can lead to the psychological condition known as hoarding. In this report, WFAE's Jaime Bedrin reflects on one local woman's struggle to stop hoarding.

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Overcoming Hoarding
1:00 pm
Thu September 29, 2005

Overcoming Hoarding

(9/29/05) Americans have a lot of junk. They buy stuff without giving much thought about where to store any of it. But for some people, the urge to shop and stockpile is overwhelming and can lead to the psychological condition known as hoarding. In this report, WFAE's Jaime Bedrin reflects on one local woman's struggle to stop hoarding.

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Charlotte Primary Elex Coverage
1:00 pm
Wed September 28, 2005

Charlotte Primary Elex Coverage

(09/28/05) No upsets in Tuesday's Charlotte city council primaries. Incumbents Patsy Kinsey, Warren Turner, Susan Burgess and Andy Dulin were all winners in their repspective primaries. All but Burgess are assured a seat on the counil since they'll run unopposed in the November general election. Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory was also a winner in yesterday's primary. He won by a 3-to-1 margin over challenger Martin Davis. McCrory moves on to face Democrat Craig Madans. If he wins in November, McCrory will serve a record 6th term in office.

NC Health Professionals Visit Mexico
1:00 pm
Tue September 27, 2005

NC Health Professionals Visit Mexico

(9/27/05) A group of North Carolina health professionals is headed to Mexico to observe that country's healthcare practices. During the last decade, North Carolina's Latino population has exploded, and that growth has affected local medical professionals who treat immigrant patients. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin spoke with Dr. Jane Neese of UNC-Charlotte and asked her what she expects to gain from her trip to Mexico.

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Go By Bus
1:00 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

Go By Bus

(9/23/05) Filling up for a little less than three dollars a gallon could become a thing of the past if severe weather continues to hit the Gulf Coast- where much of North Carolina's gas supply comes from. WFAE Commentator Jean Roznik says it might be time to seriously consider public transportation.

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Reflections on The Big Easy
1:00 pm
Mon September 19, 2005

Reflections on The Big Easy

(9/19/05) Charlotte native Farrar Hudkins misses New Orleans, the city he's called home for the last five years. Hudkins is a classical music host for the New Orleans' public radio station WWNO. When Katrina pummeled the Gulf Coast, he left Louisiana to stay with family in Charlotte. WFAE invited Hudkins to share his thoughts on life in the Big Easy.

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Ethanol Comes to Charlotte
1:00 pm
Mon September 19, 2005

Ethanol Comes to Charlotte

(9/19/05) Gas prices continue to hover near three-dollars-a-gallon. Hurricane Katrina highlighted potential supply problems. Our dependence on foreign oil continues to grow. With all the negatives involving gas right now, WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau examines a new alternative fuel that's made its way to Charlotte.

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Ethanol Comes to Charlotte
1:00 pm
Mon September 19, 2005

Ethanol Comes to Charlotte

(9/19/05) Gas prices continue to hover near three-dollars-a-gallon. Hurricane Katrina highlighted potential supply problems. Our dependence on foreign oil continues to grow. With all the negatives involving gas right now, WFAE's Carolinas Business Bureau examines a new alternative fuel that's made its way to Charlotte.

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