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He comes from a family handy at math, so his goal was to become an engineer. On his first calculus test, he scored a 12.

Brian Hare says we’ve learned more in the last decade than in the previous 100 years about dog psychology, and he should know.

Al Munn, who died Sunday at age 86, had a long career in Charlotte broadcasting, but what I remember most about him was a stunt he pulled in the early 1960s while he was working at WSOC-TV in Charlotte.

Nobody knows what kind of rating it gets, but that’s not the point, at least not yet. Experimentation is the thing for WBTV’s (Channel 3) latest newscast, broadcast at 8 p.m. weekdays on its secondary digital channel, 3.2.

WSOC’s (Channel 9) news helicopter was drafted to help in the search manhunt Wednesday for the man wanted in the killings of his parents and a U.S. Forest Service officer in Burke County.

For decades, WBT and CBS seemed inseparable. But now it’s splitsville for the long-term partners.

Maybe I owe you an apology. Maybe I’ve been wrong about this airport thing.

Soon, he had his diagnosis: throat cancer that had spread to a lymph node. Byrnes is not a smoker or drinker.

Looking to find the future of local news, Fox tries an experimental approach in Charlotte

It was the year of the March on Washington, of the assassination of Medgar Evers and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., that killed four girls.

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Mark Washburn
Mark Washburn writes television and radio commentary for The Charlotte Observer.