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A Freshman’s Guide To The First Day Of College

Coming out of high school and diving right into college two months later is like doing a cannonball into cold lake water after soaking in the hot tub for hours. If you don’t regulate your temperature and prepare yourself, you could potentially send your body into shock for a while. We’ve all been there, so we want to help you prevent that! Check out our guide for college freshman to ensure you don’t look like a lost, cold, shocked puppy on the first day of your college classes.

CBS Charlotte–08/01/2013

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Meet The QC: Elizabeth Berrien Talks About Loss, Life, And Perseverance

(CBS Charlotte) — The Queen City is comprised of many interesting and extraordinary people who often have a tremendous impact on our city — and Elizabeth Berrien is definitely one of those people. Berrien has […]

CBS Charlotte–07/30/2013

Cheers Charlotte

Weezies Wrap Up Brings You Cheers Charlotte

Weezies Wrap Up – Everyone knows I love craft beer. Well I also love talking about craft beer. So Cheers Charlotte is the marriage of those two loves.


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Poverty In America: Why It’s Difficult To Climb Out Of Poverty

(CBS Charlotte) — For many Americans, making ends meet has become increasingly difficult — if not nearly impossible. For people who are not experiencing poverty, it’s hard to understand from the outside looking in how […]

CBS Charlotte–07/25/2013

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Go Over The Edge To Support NC Special Olympics Athletes

(CBS Charlotte) — Are you a thrill seeker interested in doing something daring to help the North Carolina chapter of the Special Olympics? If so, then we have the perfect event for you: Over the […]

CBS Charlotte–07/18/2013


Flip My House: See Our Lucky Winner!

CBS RADIO hosted the finale for the Flip My House contest on Saturday ( July 13th) at CBS Radio Dog House. The event sponsored by Superior Walls, began at 10am and featured music, games and food provided by Newk’s Café.


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Local Charity Spotlight: HandsNFeet Foundation

(CBS Charlotte) — Throughout North Carolina and the city of Charlotte, you can expect to find a variety of charities and various causes that pull on people’s heart strings. But, if you look a little […]


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Poverty In America: How Do Americans Survive On Minimum Wage?

(CBS Charlotte) — In the United States, minimum wage can pay anywhere from $4 to $9 per hour. Have you ever wondered, how can people afford to live a normal life working a minimum wage […]

CBS Charlotte–07/06/2013

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Poverty In America: Myths About Welfare Recipients

(CBS Charlotte) — Throughout history, the United States government has implemented measures to assist people living in poverty. For various reasons, people across the country apply for government assistance to help them get through financial […]

CBS Charlotte–07/02/2013