Julie Rose http://kunc.org en Cold War Bunker Network Repurposed For 21st Century Threats http://kunc.org/post/cold-war-bunker-network-repurposed-21st-century-threats There's an underground bunker at a radio station in Charlotte, N.C., where time has stopped. Built decades ago to provide safety and vital communications in the event of a nuclear attack, it's now a perfectly preserved relic of Cold War fear that's gained new relevance.<p>The secret bunker is part of the office lore that old-timers at WBT Radio whisper to the newbies. That's how radio host Mike Collins learned of it back in the 1980s.<p>"I remember being amazed that it would really exist," Collins says, laughing. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:09:00 +0000 Julie Rose 40418 at http://kunc.org Cold War Bunker Network Repurposed For 21st Century Threats One Airport's Trash Is 2 Million Worms' Treasure http://kunc.org/post/one-airports-trash-2-million-worms-treasure Food waste is not just a problem for <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/11/27/165907972/for-restaurants-food-waste-is-seen-as-low-priority">restaurants</a> — airports also have to deal with piles of this kind of garbage.<p>At one of the nation's busiest airports, <a href="http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/Airport/Pages/default.aspx">Charlotte Douglas International</a> in North Carolina, each passenger generates half a pound of garbage on average per visit. But instead of just sending all that trash to the landfill, Charlotte has taken a different approach. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 19:36:00 +0000 Julie Rose 37815 at http://kunc.org One Airport's Trash Is 2 Million Worms' Treasure Bank Of America Improves Foreclosure Image http://kunc.org/post/bank-america-improves-foreclosure-image Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Bank of America will release quarterly earnings tomorrow and once again, foreclosures will be part of the equation. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 08:52:00 +0000 Julie Rose 35097 at http://kunc.org Before DNC, Contrasting Views Of Host City http://kunc.org/post/dnc-contrasting-views-host-city The Democratic National Convention begins this week in Charlotte, N.C. WFAE's Julie Rose looks at what this city's boosters want visitors and TV viewers to know about Charlotte and what they're trying to paper over. Sun, 02 Sep 2012 10:24:00 +0000 Julie Rose 33045 at http://kunc.org Gov. Haley Gets Prime-Time Convention Speaking Slot http://kunc.org/post/gov-haley-gets-prime-time-convention-speaking-slot Among the speakers with a prime-time slot at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this week is South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. The speech could propel her into national politics.<p>The talk about Haley always mentions her gender, her age — 40 — and her race — Indian-American. She wears the labels proudly, and for $19.95 you can read all about them in her memoir <em>Can't Is Not an Option</em>. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 07:58:00 +0000 Julie Rose 32773 at http://kunc.org Gov. Haley Gets Prime-Time Convention Speaking Slot