Friday December 11, 2009 | Spelling

December 9, 2009 at 11:14 am | Posted in Coming Up | 9 Comments

We’ll have our own little Speling Spelling Bee today. We’ll talk about the history of how we spell certain words in the English language, why sometimes our words break the rules, and why spelling in English is just so darn hard. We’ll also take your comments and maybe have a little spelling quiz of our own.

Dr. Cynthia Lewis
– Professor of English at Davidson College
Dr. Ralf Thiede – Assoc. Professor of Linguistics, English Dept. at UNC Charlotte
Ellen Levine – Co-Author of So You Think You Can Spell?
David Grambs – Co-Author of So You Think You Can Spell?

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Thursday December 10, 2009 | Preparing for Economic Recovery

December 9, 2009 at 9:48 am | Posted in Coming Up | 5 Comments

Business and investors all over the country are ramping up preparations for the future as the latest economic news signals hope for a recovery. Our panel of experts have been watching the economy and looking at ways companies can best position themselves when the recession ends. Frequent guest John Connaughton also joins the panel to talk about his most recent economic forecast for Charlotte.
John Connaughto
n – Professor of Economics, UNC Charlotte
Buck Lawrimore – President, Lawrimore Inc. Consultant Firm
David Swenson – VP, Economic Development Services, Charlotte Regional Partnership

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