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End-of-Life Planning And Choices

This forum addressed common choices and challenges that individuals, their families and health care providers face surrounding end-of-life planning and...

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The State Of Public Education

As the new school year gets underway, this community forum explored the changing climate for public education in the Charlotte region. Panelists...

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Education Focus Of Tonight's Public Conversation

From class size and teacher pay to charter schools, changing test standards and the common core, public education has been big news of late. Tuesday...

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HOAs And You: A Public Conversations Preview

We've all heard the horror stories about an authority that tells you what's allowed, what's required, and what you can't do regarding your property. No,...

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On Location: The Charlotte Area Film Industry

WFAE’s Public Conversation on the local film industry provided insights into how movies, television shows and commercials are cast, shot and produced in

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One Charlotte or Many? A Neighborhood Perspective

Charlotte needs to find new ways to increase its tax base. In the past, annexation provided low-hanging fruit. But there's almost no more space to annex.

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Voices In The Gun Debate

Voices In The Gun Debate

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Respect And Disrespect: What's Up In Our Society?

This community forum explored what many people see as a widespread culture of disrespect permeating our society and communities today.  Panelists and audience members discussed the causes and effects of this apparent breakdown in common respect.   The forum also examined the roles of parents, schools, public figures, the media and other groups in fostering an atmosphere of respect, or disrespect, in the local community.  

 

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