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Charlotte Newsmakers

Apr 30, 2019

Charlotte's non-profits can always use a helping hand, enter Seed20 - the Charlotte organization that targets innovative non-profits and gives them an infusion of cash to help them take that next step. Joining Sharon Smith in the studio are Melissa Hovey from Seed20, Becky Santoro from Foster Village, and...


Apr 23, 2019

Mothers of Murdered Offspring's Judy Williams has been emotionally supporting Charlotte families torn apart by violence for more than two decades. Now, with Charlotte's murder rate spiking, Judy joins host Sharon Smith in-studio to talk about the toll on those in the wake of violence, and her own battle with lung cancer.


Apr 16, 2019

Firefighters face an increased cancer risk. It's part of the danger in being a first responder. This week, three Charlotte Firefighters - one fighting a cancer battle of his own - join host Sharon Smith to talk about how CFD is changing the way they operate with an eye on decreasing the risk.


Apr 9, 2019

The winners of this years' Hackathon Charlotte join Sharon Smith in-studio to discuss their victory, and how to use data to solve some of the problems facing the US health care industry.


Apr 2, 2019

Charlotte city employee Melissa Baker's daughter Alexandra- just 20 years old - is homeless, living in Seattle, and battling a heroin addiction. In this heartbreaking conversation, she tells Sharon Smith about her fear every time the phone rings, and what she and her family have done to try to help her daughter.

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