A new project in Charlotte’s West Boulevard corridor will display a mix of art and history. The project is a collaboration between the city and the people living in the corridor and will highlight important people, places and events that have impacted the area.
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.
CHARLOTTE TALKS WITH MIKE COLLINS
The latest discussions over thwarting the expiration of the debt ceiling are going down to the wire. An agreement apparently reached between President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy must still meet approval by Republicans and Democrats in Congress but the deadline for going into default is now June 5. Even if this agreement takes hold, we’ll face a similar crisis in 2024. Why do we keep doing something so important the same way over and over?
The two presidential frontrunners for 2024 are getting up in years as are many members of Congress. Mike Collins speaks with reporters from Insider's "Red, White, and Gray" series to look at what impact this may be having on how we’re governed.
Learn how WFAE is working to ensure its audience, staff, on-air voices, news sources, vendors and work culture reflect the diversity of our community.
As the start of construction nears for the city of Charlotte's first solar farm in Iredell County, the city is seeking a developer for a second solar project to help meet its climate goals.
The UNC System is making major investments in mental health prevention initiatives this year, with the help of $7.7 million in COVID-19 relief funding from the governor's office.
As we celebrate Memorial Day, WFAE’s Tommy Tomlinson, in his "On My Mind" commentary, reminds us of one of the early moments when people came together to honor those who lost their lives in war.
The number of film and TV productions reaching out to the North Carolina Film Office is down 25% compared with this same time last year, as the writers' strike enters its fifth week.
The Biden campaign plans to try to turn North Carolina blue in 2024. A Democratic candidate hasn't done that since 2008, but a win here would make it easier for Biden in the Electoral College.
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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.
This week on SouthBound, host Tommy Tomlinson talks to Mike Collins, host of Charlotte Talks on WFAE. For the 25th anniversary of his show, we put Mike in the guest chair. Tommy learned a lot about Mike’s influences and some of his favorite guests over the years.
Nine new shows debut on WFAE's updated program schedule.
Get behind-the-scenes insight and analysis about what’s happening in local and statewide politics from political reporter Steve Harrison.
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