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Have a question about Charlotte? WFAE will find out the answer. Submit yours at WFAE.org/FAQCity.

    FAQ City: Your Questions About NC's Mask Requirement, Answered

    FAQ City: Your Questions About NC's Mask Requirement, Answered

    People in North Carolina are now required to wear face masks in many public places. It’s part of an executive order issued by Gov. Roy Cooper that takes effect at 5 p.m. Friday, June 26. When and where do you have to wear a mask? Can you get a ticket for not wearing one? We answer those questions and others.

    • 11 min
    FAQ City: What Happened To Charlotte's Earle Village?

    FAQ City: What Happened To Charlotte's Earle Village?

    Few Charlotteans may remember Earle Village, the public housing community built in First Ward just outside uptown. It was a bustling community that stretched from 6th Street to 10th Street, roughly bordered by Myers Street and Caldwell Street. It was the place where 400 of the city's poorest families resided — until the village was condemned to demolition in the 1990s.

    • 11 min
    FAQ City: How Are You Feeling?

    FAQ City: How Are You Feeling?

    This weekend... this week... this month... has been a lot. Monday night marked the fourth night of protests in Charlotte as a wave of nationwide protests continue in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis. Throughout the weekend, thousands of protesters have expressed a range of emotions in Charlotte. Which is why FAQ City wants to hear from you.

    • 1 min
    FAQ City: Your Questions About North Carolina's Reopening Answered

    FAQ City: Your Questions About North Carolina's Reopening Answered

    Gov. Roy Cooper has begun gradually reopening North Carolina in a series of three phases. If you're not sure what to expect under each of those three phases, don't worry! You're not alone. Lots of WFAE listeners have been writing in with questions, and we're here to help.

    • 16 min
    FAQ City: The Story Behind Charlotte's Gold Man Statue

    FAQ City: The Story Behind Charlotte's Gold Man Statue

    For decades, a four-foot gold statue has stood at the intersection of Queens and Providence roads in Charlotte, his right index finger extended. Sometimes he's dressed up for sporting events or weddings at the Methodist church next door. For an extended period beginning September 2017, he disappeared from the intersection, leaving only a few patches of monkey grass where his pedestal stood.

    • 11 min
    FAQ City: Your Questions About Unemployment And Stimulus Checks Answered

    FAQ City: Your Questions About Unemployment And Stimulus Checks Answered

    We're now more than a month into the coronavirus crisis in North Carolina with still no end in sight, and the number of people out of work continues to climb higher and higher. According to some estimates, the U.S. unemployment rate could touch 16% by July -- higher than at any point since the Great Depression.

    • 16 min

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