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.
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.
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.
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.
Finding adequate health care in rural North Carolina is a challenge. Twenty counties don’t have a pediatrician. Twenty-six don’t have an OBGYN. Psychiatrists are MIA in 32 North Carolina counties and to make matters worse, many hospitals in rural areas are closing their doors due in large part to the lack of proper Medicaid coverage for the working poor. Mike sits down with those who are working to solve our state's rural health care crisis.