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McCrory Lashes Out On Sales Tax And Magistrate Bills
In an hour long interview with WFAE’s Charlotte Talks Monday, Governor Pat McCrory lashed out at Republican lawmakers in Raleigh for what he sees as bad and misguided legislation. This includes a proposal to redistribute…
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Headline Roundup: Volvo To Announce Location Of US Plant; More
Volvo Car Corp. announced today that it plans to invest $500 million to build a new plant in the United States. North Carolina is among several...
NC Senate Bill Could Lead To Charges For Charlotte's 'Naked Neighbor'
A bill introduced Monday in the North Carolina Senate would make it easier to bring criminal charges against one of Charlotte’s most notorious...
Duke Energy Execs Have Bonuses Cut After Coal Ash Spill
The 2014 bonuses for five of Duke Energy’s top executives were cut by 35 percent. This is response, the company says, to last year’s coal ash...
Shifting Center Or Standing Pat? The Politics Of Gov. McCrory Ahead Of 2016 Campaign
Governor Pat McCrory was Monday's guest on Charlotte Talks. The interview comes at a time when the Republican governor is at odds with state...
WFAE Talks: Sales Taxes, Property Taxes, and Charlotte's Budget Crunch
Greg, Lisa, and Ben discuss the politics and budgetary effects of a legislative proposal to redistribute the state's sales tax. It would mean less...
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Low oil prices are forcing Venezuela to cut a generous subsidy program to Cuba and a dozen other Caribbean nations. Venezuela is Latin America's...
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A trial about who owns a 840-Pound emerald will continue despite international protestations. The ownership of the Bahia Emerald, as the massive...
Pharmacists Group Votes To Discourage Members From Providing Execution Drugs
The largest pharmacist association in the country has voted to discourage its members from participating in executions. The move could make...
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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with professors Phillip Atiba Goff of UCLA and Harry Holzer of Georgetown University about how fears of African-American...
Mass Tax Foreclosure Threatens Detroit Homeowners
In Detroit, tens of thousands of people are facing a deadline Tuesday that could cost some of them their homes. That's when homeowners have to make...
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LIVE SHOW: Local Music
Join us Thursday, April 2, at 7 p.m. at the Evening Muse for a musical conversation with local music scene experts and the band Sinners and Saints.
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Charlotte Talks Recording: Local Music
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The Normal Heart
March 20 - April 4, 2015
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The Art Books of Henri Matisse
February 27 - September 7, 2015
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April 17 - 18, 2015
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Keeping Watch on Water: City of Creeks
March 27 - June 17, 2015
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