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What Happened This Week In Local News


Catch up the week's news with the Charlotte Talks Local News Roundup. Our roundtable of reporters break down the key issues, events and announcements from your week.

In political news, evidence of fraud mounts in the North Carolina 9th Congressional District race between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready. Reporters bring you the highlights of the race that’s garnering national attention. Plus, McCready joins to discuss his decision to officially withdraw his concession. Also, recently sworn in Sheriff Garry McFadden halted Mecklenburg County’s participation in 287(g).

In business, Honeywell International announced last week its decision to move its headquarters to Charlotte. Reporters discuss the deal that will bring 750 jobs along with it.

In education, Charlotte-Mecklenburg school leaders met with municipal officials to discuss issues that have been causing tension between them. Reporters break down that meeting.

Those stories and more on the Charlotte Talks Local News Roundup with host Mike Collins.


Ann Doss Helms, reporter for the Charlotte Observer

Glenn Burkins, editor and publisher of QCityMetro.com

Steve Harrison, WFAE’s Political Reporter

Erik Spanberg, managing editor for the Charlotte Business Journal