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Today, we're celebrating 93 years of being Charlotte's News Talk Station.  Read more...

A Mother Becomes an Outlaw as the Governor Sleeps

Abby Childers has the CBD Oil and she won’t be afraid to use it. Even if it makes her an outlaw. “I’m trying to save my daughter’s life,” Abby says, with an assurance borne of a mother’s desperation. “So, yes, I’ll give it to her.” It may be too late... Read more...

Jeff Tarte’s Vaccination Argument Goes Up in Smoke

Maybe Jeff Tarte’s problem is he’s not listening to the right person. The Republican state senator from Cornelius introduced a bill that would make vaccinations mandatory for children attending school. It would end religious exemptions from vaccinations. Read more...

Chief Monroe, is This How to Build Trust in CMPD?

Rodney Monroe is not one for sensing when he’s in the midst of profound irony. Back in December, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief made a presentation to city council on the matter of trust between police and the public. Ferguson, Missouri, was still simmering. New Yorkers were still protesting the death of a “loose cigarette entrepreneur.” CMPD was (and still is) dealing with questions about the September 2013, shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell by Officer Randall Kerrick... Read more...

Test Run: Fury 325

The first ever test run on the Fury 325 is complete. It may have only been a test run it but was one heck of a ride for the camera that shot it. Towering at 325 feet at it's highest the world's tallest giga coaster hits speeds of 95 miles per hour during the 3 minute and 25 second ride. Read more...

Charlotte City Council Faces a Contentious Vote on LGBT proposal

Facing a tough vote this evening are the changes to the city's nondiscrimination ordinance. Specifically focused on expanding it to include sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity to the list of protected groups. A secondary provision would allow transgendered people to use the bathroom in which they feel most comfortable... Read more...

Milk & Bread... WTF?

For decades we’ve been blindly following in the footsteps of our relatives and friends. When a storm is coming, we buy milk and bread. It’s embedded deep into our psyche and we’re not quite sure how it got there. Read more...

Big Cat Positioning to Sell Panthers?

BIG CAT POSITIONING TO SELL PANTHERS?? Read more...

Shirtless Joe, The Emailer, and the Partisan Divide.

The subject line shouted in big bold type: “Shirtless Biden Washes Trans Am In White House Driveway.” The email was sent Sunday, a couple days after Vice President Joe Biden left Charlotte. I’d had some fun on the radio over Shotgun Joe’s visit. Biden’s the kind of guy who invites friendly abuse, so it would be impolite not to oblige... Read more...

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Sharon Thorsland's Pre-Game Preview:

  • Panthers Hope 4th Time's the Charm

    Two of the hottest defenses in the league right now face off Saturday night in Seattle. The Panthers take on the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks in an NFC divisional playoff match-up. Read More
  • Here We Go Again

    It's deja vu for the Panthers, who for the second time this season will take on Tampa Bay without their starting quarterback.  The Panthers welcome the Bucs to Bank of America Stadium Sunday in what has become a key NFC South matchup.  Last week's win over New Orleans vaulted the Panthers back into the mix for the division title, while the Bucs fell to 2-11 on the year after a 34-17 loss to the Lions last week. Read More