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Poverty In America: Facts About Welfare

(CBS Charlotte) — Too often, poor Americans are judged, criticized and labeled simply because they do not make a lot of money or because they are “welfare dependent.” There are a plethora of stereotypes that […]

CBS Charlotte–06/21/2013

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Racism In America: African-Americans More Likely To Be Arrested For Marijuana Possession

(CBS Charlotte) — The use of marijuana in the United States among African-Americans and Caucasians is nearly identical, however, African-Americans are more likely to be arrested for possession than Caucasians. A recent study conducted by the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/08/2013

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Racism In America: Racism Is A Disease That Needs To Be Cured

(CBS Radio) — Racism is a thing of the past, right? In truth, racism is an issue that continues to plague our country — despite the fact that this is 2013, and the first initial […]

CBS Charlotte–05/24/2013


Windsor Jewelers Donates Rolex Daytona To JDRF Raffle

(CBS Charlotte) — Windsor Jewelers has donated a Rolex Daytona watch worth $12,000 to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF.) For your chance to win this extravagant luxury watch, you can purchase raffle tickets by […]

CBS Charlotte–05/23/2013

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Youth Sports: No Longer “Just For Fun”

(CBS Charlotte) — Have you noticed lately that youth sports are becoming increasingly more aggressive — and that’s not all… A recent survey conducted by i9 Sports, a non-profit youth sports franchise, sheds light on […]

CBS Charlotte–05/08/2013

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May Is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month: One Local Resident Shares Her Battle With CF

(CBS Charlotte) — Cystic Fibrosis, also known as CF, is a genetic disorder that affects various organs throughout the body. The disease is most known for causing lung complications, and people who are diagnosed with […]

CBS Charlotte–05/03/2013

3rd Annual North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival

Attention BEER and Music Lovers! Rural Hill presents the 3rd Annual North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival Saturday May 11th from 12pm-10pm. Over 20 of your favorite North Carolina and National Craft Brewers combine with […]

CBS Charlotte–05/03/2013

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Meet The QC: Erik Holt From The Charlotte Copperheads

(CBS Charlotte) — Have you ever wondered what “it takes” to become a professional athlete? Or, as a child, did you dream about becoming a sports star, without ever really acknowledging what you would have to endure […]

CBS Charlotte–04/26/2013

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This Saturday: The Charlotte World Parade & Festival

(CBS Charlotte) — The World Parade & Festival is coming to Charlotte this Saturday! On April 20, 2013, thousands of people will flock to Independence Park for the Second Annual Charlotte World Parade & Festival, […]