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Upcoming 5Ks In And Around Charlotte

(CBS Charlotte) — One of the many wonderful aspects about Fall, besides the leaves turning pretty colors and the weather getting cooler, is the plethora of 5Ks benefiting various worthwhile causes. With September behind us, […]


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Ten Acts You Don’t Want To Miss At The Carolina Renaissance Festival!

Allow yourself to step into the time machine known as the Carolina Renaissance Festival. The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century, European art and entertainment extravaganza that travels to North Charlotte every year, and this year marks their 20th anniversary! Here’s a list of Ten Acts You Don’t Want To Miss At The Carolina Renaissance Festival!


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Poverty In America: 20 Percent Of Americans Struggle To Afford Food

(CBS Charlotte) — According to a recent Gallup poll, 20 percent of Americans have struggled to put food on the table at some point during the past year. This is the third time in nearly […]


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Meet The QC: Jed Hartigan On Sports & Fitness

(CBS Charlotte) — In mainstream fitness, most health clubs have taken the approach of merely filling a large warehouse with equipment. Often, people/athletes join health clubs with the vaguest of notions about why they’re actually […]


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The WFNZ Fall Golf Classic 2013

We had a great turnout for The WFNZ Fall Golf Classic 2013 at Old Sycamore Golf Plantation.


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Racism In America: Racial Bias Within The Criminal Justice System

(CBS Charlotte) — More people are incarcerated in the United States than in any other country in the world. Past that troubling statistic, there are huge racial disparities throughout prisons in our country. African-American individuals […]



Bobcats Center Giving Backpacks To Homeless

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Bobcats center Brendan Haywood is giving backpacks and school supplies to 100 children at a homeless shelter. The basketball team says Haywood will be at the Salvation Army’s Center of […]


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Meet The QC: Physician And Photographer, Doug Brooks

(CBS Charlotte) — There are so many intriguing people who reside in the Queen City, and our latest Meet The QC interview definitely falls in the intriguing category. You might think that a physician who […]


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Poverty In America: The Psychology Of Being Poor

(CBS Charlotte) — For a person living in financial comfort, the daily stresses of making ends meet is not an issue — but for a person living in poverty, they cannot escape financial worry. Living […]

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