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The city's zoning committee voted 5-1 against the rezoning. It said a drive-thru window is incompatible with Charlotte's goals of becoming a more walkable city.
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    While 15% of people in Mecklenburg struggle to put food on the table, an even greater number can’t find healthy food choices. One way people are trying to solve this problem is through urban farming. We meet some urban farmers and learn about their efforts and how they’re meeting a growing need for healthy, affordable food.
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    Gracyn Doctor
    Charlotte’s Pride Festival and Parade returns this week against a backdrop of hate crimes targeting the LGBTQ+ community along with concerns over monkeypox, which is circulating especially among gay men. On the next Charlotte Talks, Mike Collins talks with LGBTQ+ leaders about this year's event and the state of civil rights.
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    Today, we’re talking national and regional politics. You can’t have that conversation without talking about former President Donald Trump and the January 6 hearings on Capitol Hill. We have a guest with a lot of knowledge of Trump and who recently spoke to the January 6 committee: Mick Mulvaney.
  • On the latest SouthBound podcast, host Tommy Tomlinson talks to Tressie McMillan Cottom, a sociologist, author, columnist for the New York Times, recipient of the MacArthur “genius grant” … whew, she’s done a lot, and she talks beautifully about all of it. Our conversation ranges from the concept of whiteness in American life to the tragedy that shaped her life.
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Get behind-the-scenes insight and analysis about what’s happening in local and statewide politics from political reporter Steve Harrison.
Americans spend more on medical care than those in other wealthy countries, but we’re a lot sicker. "The Price We Pay" explores the reasons for that and possible solutions to our health care crisis.
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