Hurricane season is expected to be very active — what role is climate change playing? Plus, a closer look at our local weather reporting
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Sarah Delia
1h ago
What to expect this hurricane season, and how climate change is playing a role? Plus, a closer look at how we report on the weather in the Charlotte area ..read more
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What the Bank of America Stadium upgrades would mean for Charlotte
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Gabe Altieri
21h ago
Tepper Sports has asked the city for $650 million to modernize Bank of America Stadium. In return, the Panthers and Charlotte FC will commit to staying here at least until the 2040s ..read more
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'Unjust Debts' author on bankruptcy and the injustice baked in
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Gabe Altieri
2d ago
UNC-Chapel Hill professor and author Melissa Jacoby on how the bankruptcy system can take advantage of the poor and be used as a tool for those who have done wrong to skirt responsibility ..read more
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Local News Roundup: Bank of America Stadium upgrade discussion; County approves one cent tax hike; new ad in NC governor's race in national news
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Wendy Herkey
5d ago
Charlotte business leaders say Bank of America Stadium needs upgrades for Charlotte to be a “big league city.” Mecklenburg County Commissioners approved a one-cent tax increase to help cover the $2.5 billion budget voted on this week. And a new ad about the North Carolina governor's race gets national attention ..read more
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'When The Sea Came Alive' author on the 80th anniversary of D-Day
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Gabe Altieri
5d ago
In the new book, author Garrett Graff tells the story of D-Day from those who experienced it firsthand ..read more
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'Parliamentary America' author Maxwell Stearns on fixing our democratic system
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Gabe Altieri
1w ago
Many believe our politics and our government are broken — both sides seem able to agree on that. Part of the problem may be that our 18th-century system isn’t a good fit for 21st-century realities. Law professor Maxwell Stearns has analyzed our democracy, looking at what works and what doesn’t ..read more
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What went well this school year, what needs improvement, and what are the priorities for fall 2024? We check in with members of the CMS Board of Education to find out
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Sarah Delia
1w ago
On the next Charlotte Talks, a conversation with three of the nine members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education about the challenges they face and about their goals and priorities ..read more
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A look at rent-to-own and other alternative home buying options
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Gabe Altieri
1w ago
The housing market is making it very difficult for first-time buyers to find a home they can afford. Some are taking a different approach: rent-to-own. Is this a good idea? Are there pitfalls to be aware of ..read more
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Local News Roundup: A breakthrough on the Red Line, but Silver Line to Matthews may be dead; street takeovers a problem again; Stewart Haas Racing to close
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Wendy Herkey
1w ago
The city of Charlotte has an agreement in principle with Norfolk Southern to use its tracks, which may pave the way for commuter rail to Iredell County. The Silver Line to Matthews may be dead. Street Takeovers are once again a problem in Uptown. We’ll talk about the latest on CMPD’s efforts to curb the issue. Those stories and more ..read more
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Barbara Walters broke barriers for women in journalism — the new book 'Rulebreaker' reveals who Walters was as a person
Charlotte Talks With Mike Collins
by Sarah Delia
1w ago
On the next Charlotte Talks, broadcast pioneer Barbara Walters paved the way for women in TV, and now her story is told in Susan Page’s new book, "Rulebreaker." Page joins us for the hour to discuss Walters' life, work and legacy ..read more
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