President Joe Biden was in North Carolina Friday, making stops in Rocky Mount and at the newly-named Fort Liberty in Fayetteville.
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Local News Roundup: CMS boundary plan approved; $2.36 billion county budget passed; CATS fires rail operations general managerCMS approved a controversial school boundary plan during a 5-hour board meeting. The Mecklenburg County Commission passed its $2.36 billion budget for next year. And the Charlotte Area Transit System fired its general manager of rail operations after criticism from NCDOT. Guest host David Boraks details these stories and more.
A new exhibit features the direct impact climate change is having on Charlotte — not just in ecology, but human migration. Guest host David Boraks and guests discuss the exhibit, as well as the future of the Levine Museum.
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An exhibit at Charlotte's Museum of the New South this summer examines the global phenomenon of climate change as a local issue, through the eyes of educators and their students.
North Carolina Republicans are set to draw a new congressional map this summer. They will now have to consider the Supreme Court's decision from Alabama.
State transportation officials are in the early stages of developing plans to widen Providence Road and improve several of its busiest intersections. But don’t get too excited (or outraged) — any improvements to Providence Road, one of the main arteries between south Charlotte and uptown, would be at least 10 years away.
Smoke pouring south from Canadian wildfires is still smudging the skies with a dull haze Thursday across the Charlotte region. People who are vulnerable to poor air quality — children, people with asthma and other breathing conditions, and the elderly — need to stay aware and take precautions, experts say.
After more than a decade of explosive growth, the craft beer industry is slowing in Charlotte and around the nation. That’s according to an analysis of Brewers Association data by the Charlotte Ledger Business Newsletter. This and more on this week's BizWorthy.
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This week on SouthBound, we replay host Tommy Tomlinson's 2020 conversation with Wright Thompson, senior writer for ESPN and author of the best-selling book “Pappyland,” about the legendary Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. Wright talks about everything from Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods to searching for family and home.
This week on the SouthBound podcast, host Tommy Tomlinson welcomes Texas singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen, known for classics like “The Road Goes On Forever.” Keen recently retired from the road but is still making music; his latest album, called “Western Chill,” comes with a songbook, a live DVD and a graphic novel.
The mental health care system in North Carolina has been failing for years. Perhaps nowhere is that more evident than those who get caught up in the criminal justice system, out of sight, therefore out of mind for the general public and policymakers. Fractured explores this failing system.
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