Katie Arrington's Campaign

Lawmaker Who Defeated Sanford In 'Critical, But Stable' Condition After Serious Car Crash

South Carolina lawmaker and congressional candidate Katie Arrington is expected to remain hospitalized for at least two more weeks from injuries sustained in a car accident Friday night.

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Episode 4: Whiplash

An Investigative Podcast On Sexual Assault

Charlotte Talks: Bringing Relief To Our Food Deserts

Jun 20, 2018
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

On the next Charlotte Talks, a look into food insecurity. The queen city is populated with areas known as food deserts, areas in which it is difficult or impossible to buy affordable fresh food. We sit down with a panel of guests to discuss what can be done about this. 

SouthBound Radio Hour: Vol. 12

Jun 20, 2018
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This week's SouthBound Radio Hour is a tribute to our latest guest, basketball legend Bobby Jones. It features some music from his time with the Philadelphia 76ers, a little gospel, a nod to his Olympics experience, and a few North Carolina-centric tracks at the end.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Reported use of force by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department officers was down last year. A report from the CMPD's internal affairs bureau said officers used force in 369 incidents during 2017 – that’s 45 fewer times than the previous year.

The Supreme Court of the United States.
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on two closely watched gerrymandering cases Monday but sidestepped the main issue — whether it's illegal to draw districts to give an unfair advantage to one party.  Experts say the issues could be more clear cut in a North Carolina case pending before the court. Justices could announce as early as next week if they plan to hear the case this fall.

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The Trump administration is catching heat from both Republicans and Democrats in North Carolina who say the government should not be separating migrant children from their families at the border.

Construction on the I-77 toll lanes and related projects like this bridge is continuing.
I-77 Mobility Partners

A state auditor's report out Tuesday has found nothing improper about the North Carolina Department of Transportation's nearly $650 million contract with a private company to build toll lanes on I-77, or in the way the contract was awarded. 

North Tryon Vision Plan

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

An update on the North Tryon Vision Plan, a bold redevelopment of a major portion of Charlotte’s uptown. Where does it stand? Mike Collins finds out.

A healthy outlook for air traffic has earned Charlotte Douglas airport a bond-rating upgrade from Fitch.
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American Airlines carrier PSA Airlines says it has "stabilized its computer systems" at Charlotte Douglas International Airport and is working to resume normal operations. 

PSA Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights from Charlotte Douglas because of unidentified technical problems. 

Rendering of the proposed hotel/office tower. It’s a view from the corner of Third Street and Baldwin Avenue.
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Charlotte’s skyline may soon be spreading further from the center city. City council approved a developer’s plans Monday night to build a 20-story office tower just southeast of uptown Charlotte, despite resistance from neighbors worried about the building’s height and traffic congestion.

City of Concord. NC

Does it seem like something's missing around Charlotte? Something small, green, or brown? Listener Hope Nicholls thinks so. She wrote in to FAQ City wondering about what seemed to be a total absence of cankerworms this spring.

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