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On the Local News Roundup: Vice President Kamala Harris comes to Charlotte to talk about the new infrastructure law. There are new goals to close the racial achievement gap at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, and there are accusations of abuse of power over new school board voting maps. State Health Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announces she’s leaving. …
 
On Nov. 15, members of the Retire the Red Raider coalition and the Metrolina Native American Association held a demonstration in Gaston County to call for South Point High to retire its Red Raider mascot. We hear from people who want the mascot gone and learn why such mascots can be harmful to Native Americans.…
 
In the latest installment of WFAE’s health care series The Price We Pay, we take a look at medication costs. Americans spend twice as much on medical care as people in other wealthy countries, and one of the reasons is the high prices of our prescription drugs. We pay, on average, 2 1/2 times for the same medicines. Why? Mike Collins and a panel of…
 
On this week's Local News Roundup: Mecklenburg County says our COVID-19 positivity numbers are not good enough to remove the mask mandate. Gov. Roy Cooper says he’ll sign the budget bill after an interminable delay, saying the good “outweighs the bad.” Hundreds of Hopewell High School parents attend a town hall after guns were found at school, and …
 
Mike Collins and Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles catch up on all things Charlotte in their monthly discussion on Charlotte Talks. The two are scheduled to talk about new election maps, the racial equity initiative, funding for transit expansion and the proposed innovation district.By Wendy Herkey
 
Americans are more likely to be struck by lightning than to commit voter fraud. But one instance of fraud in a 2018 North Carolina election continues to reverberate nationwide. We discuss a new book about the 2018 race for the 9th Congressional District authored by two Charlotte-area reporters.By Jesse Steinmetz
 
The city of Charlotte approves new redistricting maps but leaves Hidden Valley residents upset. There's turmoil in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools surrounding guns and violence and many in the community are blaming superintendent Earnest Winson. Questions we raised last week about Atrium Health’s request for money are also raised at the county commis…
 
The National Rifle Association is perhaps the most powerful gun rights organization in the country. But it now faces a lawsuit that could dissolve the group altogether. We speak with an investigative reporter to learn about the slow decline of the NRA and what the future of gun rights in America might look like without it.…
 
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