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Charlotte Talks: Mayor Lyles On RNC Safety, Hawthorne Lane Bridge Delay, Council Ethics Drama

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Wendy Herkey
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WFAE

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Mayor Vi Lyles talks to Mike Collins about the impending Republican Convention, troubles on City Council among some members, including accusations about ethics, and more troubles with the Hawthorne Street bridge. 

Once a month, Mayor Vi Lyles joins Charlotte Talks host Mike Collins to discuss the city's most important issues. 

The Republican National Convention is upon us. We hear about safety precautions. 

The Hawthorne Street bridge has been delayed again.  What’s the problem this time? 

There's tension on City Council among at least three members over allegations of possible alleged conflicts of interest. 

The cronavirus continues to impact us all. We get an update on how the city is managing the pandemic. 

Guest:

Vi Lyles, mayor of Charlotte

Charlotte Talks Executive Producer Wendy Herkey has been with WFAE since 1998, beginning in the membership department, and has been on the Charlotte Talks staff since 1999.