The sale of the Panthers appears to be gaining momentum. Atrium Health leaves UNC Health Care waiting at the altar. The president's steel tariff could have a ripple effect in the Carolinas. Mike Collins and a reporters roundtable look at the week's news.
On this edition of Charlotte Talks, Mayor Vi Lyles returns for the second of her monthly chats with Mike Collins to discuss several important issues facing the city. She believes keeping the Panthers is a top priority when it comes to economic development. She’ll tell us why and share her thoughts on not being on Amazon’s list. We’ll also talk about CMPD staffing concerns just days after officers asked for a raise and her proposal to host the 2020 Republican National Convention. You're invited to ask her your questions as well, at 704-926-9323, on Twitter @charlottetalks, or by emailing email@example.com.
On the next Charlotte Talks we hear from a panel of guests who were instrumental in the integration of our nation's schools. We also discuss how Charlotte has resegregated our schools and what that reality means to today’s students.
Three presidents come to Charlotte to pay their respects to Billy Graham. President Trump's idea of arming teachers gets a thumbs-down here. CMS releases a report full of "unpleasant truths." Mike Collins recaps the week's news with our reporters roundtable.
Former CIA Director John Brennan joined Mike Collins to discuss the national security challenges the nation has faced and continues to face, from Russian interference in our election cycle and their planting of fake news in social media, to the threat posed by North Korea to pressures in the Middle East. John Brennan is now a national security and intelligence analyst for NBC News.