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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...

Take a Long Look at This Photo, Gov. McCrory

The photo at the left is of Betheny Childers of Charlotte, taken after yet another 45-minute seizure. Her arms are restrained. She has tubes and wires stuck all over her. Her eyes are swollen and red. Read more...

Thomas Davis Named Walter Payton Man of the Year

If you watched the "Big Game" you may have been surprised to see that the Carolina Panthers made it to Arizona after all... Or at least one representative did. Read more...

"Big Game" Proxy Battle

What will he think of next?  Read more...

It's Not Cool in Arizona

There's something to be said about keeping your cool under pressure but this Arizona Weatherman takes it to another level when his digital weather map starts malfunctioning. Read more...

Tar Heels on a Roll

Things seem to be coming together for North Carolina now that they’re in the thick of ACC play. Read more...

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  • 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


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


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