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Who's A Southerner? Turns Out A Lot Of Y'all

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 The South is home to 122 million people, many of whom came from elsewhere, but who identify as Southern. But what does it mean to be Southern after all this change and all these newcomers? Programming note: This show originally aired in April 2017. Today's regularly scheduled show with UNC professor Zeynep Tufekci, author of 'Twitter and Tear Gas,' will air at a later date.

Charlotte Talks: Ex-Offenders and Challenges on Transitioning Back to Society

Monday, July 24 2017 Our recent public conversation on the city's homicide problem shed light on another significant issue: the difficulty faced by those released from prison, in re-integrating into society. 11,314 people in North Carolina are newly released or on parole and they face major impediments to leading successful lives out of prison. We talk about solutions with an ex-offender helping others and with experts in that field.

Charlotte Talks: Ex-Offenders and Challenges on Transitioning Back to Society

Charlotte Talks Friday News Roundup: MLS Visits Charlotte; Panthers GM Shakeup; Election Update

Friday, July 20 2017 Major League Soccer gives our town the once over. Gettleman is out, Hurney is in as Panthers General Manager. And the field is complete for the Charlotte Mayor's race. Mike Collins and our roundtable of reporters cover this week's top local news.

Charlotte Talks Friday News Roundup: MLS Visits Charlotte; Panthers GM Shakeup; Election Update

Charlotte Talks: Parks Vie For Attention In MLS Bid / Paula Poundstone Puts Comedic Lens On Science

Thursday, July 20, 2017 If Major League Soccer comes to Charlotte, will parks suffer? Mike Collins talks with parks advocates about their concerns, and then comedian Paula Poundstone joins Mike ahead of her Friday performance in Charlotte.

Charlotte Talks: Parks Vie For Attention In MLS Bid / Paula Poundstone Puts Comedic Lens On Science

Charlotte Talks: Major League Soccer Takes A Look At Charlotte's Bid

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Higher-ups from Major League Soccer are in Charlotte for a first-hand look at the bid for an expansion team. Mike Collins talks with some of the players in the drive for big-league soccer.

Charlotte Talks: 'What We Told Our Sons' Talking To Kids About Race And Police-Involved Shootings

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, started a national conversation about race and racism that continues. Part of that conversation includes what we tell children about this. We explore that.

Charlotte Talks: 'What We Told Our Sons' Talking To Kids About Race And Police-Involved Shootings

Charlotte Talks Political Roundtable: Emails, Russia, Health Care

Monday, July 17, 2017 Concerns over Russia expanded with emails from Donald Trump, Jr. The investigation is eclipsing new GOP efforts on health care. Mike Collins gets perspective from a panel of political observers.

Charlotte Talks Friday News Roundup

Friday, July 14 2017 A recommendation for change at the Mecklenburg County Health Department and a steep price tag to go along. Major League Soccer reps head to town in advance of a City Council vote on whether to support a local bid for a franchise. Major League Baseball now says Charlotte is a possibility for an expansion team and Congresswoman Alma Adams holds a town hall on health care.

Charlotte Talks Looks At Health Department Recommendations, Camp Greene Centennial

Thursday, July 13, 2017 Results of the consultant's report on problems at the Mecklenburg County Health Department and the history and legacy of Camp Greene which opened 100 years ago this month to train 40,000 soldiers for World War I.

Charlotte Talks Looks At Health Department Recommendations, Camp Greene Centennial

Charlotte Talks Public Conversation: Homicides And The Impact On The Queen City

Mike Collins hosted a special Charlotte Talks Public Conversation about Charlotte's rising homicide count. CMPD Chief Kerr Putney and others spoke at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on July 11th to share what's being done to quell homicide in Charlotte, what is left to do and its impact on our city. Beyond the conversation: We want to hear from you. Share your thoughts about this problem by calling 704-879-3536.

Charlotte Talks Public Conversation: Homicides And The Impact On The Queen City

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