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The Deep Roots of Charlotte’s Murder Spike

During the latest #discussCLT podcast, former CMPD homicide cop Garry McFadden tried to answer a complicated question: What’s behind the sudden rise in Charlotte murders?

#discussCLT Podcast: Retired Homicide Detective Garry McFadden

What’s the Future for Newspapers?

Newspapers continue to evolve, and quickly, into multimedia outlets guided by online traffic. Does that necessarily mean better journalism?

Can We Rescue Local News?

A nonprofit initiative called News Voices North Carolina is collecting information from journalists and citizens to answer a basic question: How can local news better serve local consumers?

#discussCLT Podcast: Outgoing Editor Michael Graff

The Ajmera Aftermath: Boredom

City Council member Dimple Ajmera, who raised a stink last week by saying Trump supporters ‘have no place’ holding city office, faced a group of angry—then increasingly bored—GOP voters.

Dimple Ajmera’s ‘Flashpoint’ Moment

However passionately the City Council member holds her views, her comments Sunday on WCNC seem like an unforced error.

#discussCLT Podcast: Episode 22, 'Two Charlottes' & a Q&A

The Healthcare Bomb That Threatens Charlotte

Congresswoman Alma Adams held a town hall Monday for a frightened and angry group of Charlotteans to discuss the pending Senate healthcare bill.

Camp North End: Revitalization? Gentrification? Both?

It's a cool, new reuse of historic space near uptown. But will it force out longtime North End residents?

A Big Step In Police Oversight

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Citizens Review Board has never sided with citizens in a police misconduct case. The board may do that in the case of the officer who shot Keith Lamont Scott.

#discussCLT Podcast: Inside the Soul Food Sessions

Charlotte’s ‘Broken System’ Myth

At the latest #discussCLT event, panelists and crowd tackle the hard truth: The ‘two Charlottes’ exist by design.

Opinion: MLS Stadium a Question of Priorities

Mecklenburg County seems unlikely to fund a proposal for a new soccer stadium unless the city does, too, and it won't, which is good.

#discussCLT Podcast: Live from Camp North End

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