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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Is spending $87.5 million tax dollars for a new stadium for Major League Soccer a good deal - if Charlotte can get a team? We hear from both sides and then you decide.

Emily T. Andress

MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017

We hear about the power of love notes from Hyong Yi, who has been spreading those notes to strangers since his wife’s death.  It started in Charlotte, but has now gone global. Mike Collins talks with Yi about his love story.

January 20, 2017

The Inauguration, the protests, who's going and who isn't. Local nominees to the new president’s cabinet, an update on the Charlotte School of Law and more.  Mike Collins and a panel of reporters touch on these stories and more during the local news roundup on this edition of Charlotte Talks.

Jeff Siner / Charlotte Observer

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Martin Luther King used religion as a basis for his fight for civil rights. It’s happening again today with a slightly different focus. A look at religion’s role in addressing social justice.

Donald Trump

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Two experts on international security and foreign policy join host Mike Collins to discuss the issues relating to the Iran Nuclear Deal, Saudi Arabia, the ongoing crisis in Syria and more.

The Obama Legacy As The Trump Era Nears

Jan 17, 2017
John D. Simmons / The Charlotte Observer

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

As Barack Obama moves out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Mike Collins and guests look at his legacy and how the hope he ushered in can stand up to the change that's about to happen.

Jenifer Roser

Monday, January 16, 2017

The story of a Charlotte-bound US Airways flight's emergency landing in the Hudson River was captured in the film Sully. We hear from some of the passengers on the eight year anniversary of the 'Miracle on the Hudson.'

Friday, January 13, 2017

Dylann Roof gets death. The City Council says it's not considering reinstating Charlotte's non-discrimination ordinance. Roy Cooper is flexing his muscles. The future looks dim for Charlotte School of Law. Mike Collins and our panel of reporters discuss those stories and more on the Local News Roundup.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

We get the Charlotte point of view on our schism with Raleigh from two City Council members. Then, 'An American in Paris,' the Broadway musical version is in town and we talk to the leads about this hit treasure.

Chris Miller / WFAE

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Four-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon joins Mike Collins for a special conversation from the NASCAR Hall of Fame to talk about his career, his latest endeavors, his Children’s Foundation and more.