Gwendolyn Glenn

Reporter

Gwendolyn is an award-winning journalist who has covered a broad range of stories on the local and national levels. Her experience includes producing on-air reports for National Public Radio and she worked full-time as a producer for NPR’s All Things Considered news program for five years. She worked for several years as an on-air contract reporter for CNN in Atlanta and worked in print as a reporter for the Baltimore Sun Media Group, The Washington Post and covered Congress and various federal agencies for the Daily Environment Report and Real Estate Finance Today. Glenn has won awards for her reports from the Maryland-DC-Delaware Press Association, SNA and the first-place radio award from the National Association of Black Journalists.

North Carolina General Assembly

By a vote of 64 to 53, the controversial bill that would allow Cornelius, Mint Hill, Matthews and Huntersville to operate a charter school passed in the House Wednesday. 

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The controversial bill that would allow Cornelius, Mint Hill, Matthews and Huntersville to operate a charter school passed in the House today.

TSA officers discovered a loaded Kimber .380 CDP Micro handgun at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
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A Charlotte man was cited after bringing a loaded handgun to Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday.

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Former and current Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board members and some local clergy gathered Tuesday to voice their opposition to House Bill 514 - and threaten a lawsuit.

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Transportation Security Administration officers prevented two passengers from bringing firearms aboard flights at Charlotte Douglas International Airport last week.

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The Mecklenburg county manager’s budget included a lot of what Charlotte school officials asked for, but two requests targeting the needs of mainly students of color were left out. CMS officials want $1.5 million to hire more English as a Second Language teachers and a half million dollars for cultural training for educators.

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said he has concerns about proposed legislation that would allow the towns of Mint Hill and Matthews to operate their own charter schools.

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper criticized Republican state legislators for proposing a budget that will not fund teacher salaries and school security at the levels he feels are needed. Cooper addressed the budget during a visit to a Huntersville school Thursday.

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Mecklenburg County homeowners could be hit with their first property tax increase in five years if the $1.7 billion budget that County Manager Dena Diorio presented to county commissioners Tuesday is approved. 

Amanda Ruiz

A typical image for a college graduation ceremony involves proud parents taking pictures of their kids in cap and gown. Of course, many graduates are also parents themselves, like Amanda Ruiz. She says a scholarship program geared to mothers helped her graduate within three years.

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