Uptown Emergency Evacuation Plan
1:00 pm
Tue April 26, 2005

Uptown Emergency Evacuation Plan

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(4/26/05) The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and other emergency management agencies have worked out the details surrounding a new plan to evacuate uptown Charlotte in case of an emergency. Captain Chuck Adkins of the CMPD updates WFAE's Scott Graf on the plan.

Textile Towns
1:00 pm
Thu April 7, 2005

Textile Towns

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(4/7/05) A new photography exhibit at The Light Factory explores the personal experiences of former mill workers. Phil Moody, the exhibit's photographer and a professor at Winthrop University, spoke with WFAE's Jaime Bedrin about the project. "Textile Towns" will be at The Light Factory through May 12th.

Charlotteans Remember the Pope
1:00 pm
Mon April 4, 2005

Charlotteans Remember the Pope

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(4/4/05) One billion Roman Catholics throughout the world are feeling the loss of their long-time leader, Pope John Paul II. Here in Charlotte, Sunday masses were heavily attended following the pontiff's death. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

Lottery Opponents Speak Out
12:00 pm
Mon March 28, 2005

Lottery Opponents Speak Out

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(3/28/05) Lottery opponents are gearing up for a new fight, and crying "foul" over the tactics being used to push the issue forward in the General Assembly. WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with David Mills, executive director of the Raleigh-based Common Sense Foundation.

Lottery Debate Heats Up
12:00 pm
Thu March 24, 2005

Lottery Debate Heats Up

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(03/24/05) North Carolina House Speaker Jim Black wants a vote on a proposed state lottery. Black plans to name a special committee to consider a bill for a lottery and says he plans to have a bill ready soon. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with House Speaker Black and asked him why he's introducing the bill.

Law School Coming to Charlotte
12:00 pm
Tue March 22, 2005

Law School Coming to Charlotte

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(3/22/05) The City of Charlotte will have a law school in a year and a half. Charlotte School of Law will be the only law school in the city, so far. Charlotte School of Law Spokesman Doug Chait says it won't be a typical law program. He spoke with WFAE's Simone Orendain.

Char-Meck Officials go to Mexico
12:00 pm
Tue March 15, 2005

Char-Meck Officials go to Mexico

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(3/15/05) Twenty-seven Charlotte-Mecklenburg community and business leaders, law enforcement personnel and members of state government are in Mexico for a 7-day cultural immersion. WFAE's Simone Orendain talked with Crisis Assistance Ministry Executive Director Carol Hughes who's part of the group.

The SAT's Facelift
12:00 pm
Tue March 15, 2005

The SAT's Facelift

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(3/15/05) The latest version of the SAT has recently been unveiled. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin wanted to learn more about the test. She spoke with Charlotte Country Day School's college guidance director Ann Murphy. Murphy's a former trustee of the College Board and was affiliated with the organization when it revamped the test.

Gasoline Price Heads Upward
12:00 pm
Tue March 8, 2005

Gasoline Price Heads Upward

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(3/8/05) Gas prices in the Carolinas are expected to increase more than usual for this time of year. WFAE's Simone Orendain talked with AAA Spokesman Tom Crosby about the latest spike.

New Study of Epidurals
12:00 pm
Tue March 8, 2005

New Study of Epidurals

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(3/7/05) A Northwestern University study has found it is safe to give pregnant women epidurals ealier in labor without increasing their risk for c-section. Previously doctors were concerned that giving an epidural too early could slow or stop labor thus making c-section likely. Dr. Dana Hershey of Charlotte's Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants and Chief of Obstetrical Anesthesia at CMC discussed the study with WFAE's Jaime Bedrin.

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