Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks: North Carolina Education Update

Feb 13, 2018
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

On the next Charlotte Talks, with the school year near the halfway point, we get an update on some of the key challenges facing CMS.  Mike sits down with a panel of reporters to follow up on some of the issues facing schools in the area

Federal Bureau of investigation

Monday, February 12, 2018

The legacy of Waco and the confrontation between the Branch Davidian religious cult and the FBI that led to the deaths of nearly 80 people 25 years ago this month.

Friday, February 9, 2018

On the Local News Roundup, the Supreme Court rejects legislative districts drawn by federal judges.  What this means for this year’s election.  Carolina’s Healthcare System changes its name to Atrium – but why?  And speaking of names, the hashtag #droptheUNC is gaining attention.  What does UNC-Charlotte think about that?  That and more on the Local News Roundup.

Mayor Vi Lyles on Charlotte Talks for "Mike and the Mayor."
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Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles says she's worried that the city's income diversity will be hurt if it continues to lose affordable housing units and doesn't improve its bus system.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

On this edition of Charlotte Talks, we start something new:  Monthly conversations with Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles on the most important issues facing the city,  like affordable housing, domestic violence, and growth

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Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018

What’s happening in the battle among grocers for your food dollar? Mike Collins and industry experts check in on the Store Wars.

Charlotte Talks: Combating The Rise In Hate Crimes

Feb 6, 2018
Rev. Chris Ayers of Wedgewood Church addressed the crowd at Monday's vigil.
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Charlotte ranks near the top in the nation for the number of active hate groups.  Crimes against American Muslims are at their highest levels since 9-11.  Recently, a local church was defaced with anti LGBTQ slurs. Mike sits down with community members who are working to bring unity to Charlotte.

Flickr/Stephen Chin

Monday, February 5, 2018

After losing our Amazon bid because we don’t have enough tech workers, what our city is doing to strengthen our tech workforce.

Friday, February 2 2018

On the next Charlotte Talks local news roundup, local pundits and lawmakers react to President Trump’s State of the Union speech.   Our city council holds a retreat in Durham.  We tell you what they talked about.  Duke Energy customers don’t like the company’s request to increase rates.  

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Fighting "Imposter Syndrome," that nagging feeling in the back of your mind that you aren't up to the job and may be found out. Then we shift focus to harnessing your personal style to increase your productivity.