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You Write the Caption

Your new caption contest challenge: Jan. 23, 2017

Welcome to You Write the Caption, the Charlotte Observer cartoon caption contest, an opportunity to test your wit and win a prize. Each Monday, Observer editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers will post a political cartoon that needs a caption and invite readers to write one. Winner will receive a print of the cartoon with the caption on it. To learn more about our contest and see our caption writing guidelines, please click here.

You Write the Caption

Your new caption contest challenge: Jan. 9, 2016

Welcome to You Write the Caption, the Charlotte Observer cartoon caption contest, an opportunity to test your wit and win a prize. Each Monday, Observer editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers will post a political cartoon that needs a caption and invite readers to write one. Winner will receive a print of the cartoon with the caption on it. To learn more about our contest and see our caption writing guidelines, please click here.

You Write the Caption

Your new caption contest challenge: Dec. 19, 2016

Welcome to You Write the Caption, the Charlotte Observer cartoon caption contest, an opportunity to test your wit and win a prize. Each Monday, Observer editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers will post a political cartoon that needs a caption and invite readers to write one. Winner will receive a print of the cartoon with the caption on it. To learn more about our contest and see our caption writing guidelines, please click here.

Eric Frazier

A strong charter school shows the way

Donald Trump’s choice of billionaire charter schools advocate Betsy DeVos as his education secretary is shifting the national dialogue from whether charters will expand to how well or badly the expansion will be managed.

You Write the Caption

Your new caption contest challenge: Dec. 12, 2016

Welcome to You Write the Caption, the Charlotte Observer cartoon caption contest, an opportunity to test your wit and win a prize. Each Monday, Observer editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers will post a political cartoon that needs a caption and invite readers to write one. Winner will receive a print of the cartoon with the caption on it. To learn more about our contest and see our caption writing guidelines, please click here.

Videos

Veteran rips off clothes to make a point

Veterans can struggle to make the transition to civilian life. Charlotte is becoming a national leader in helping them.
tbatten@charlotteobserver.com
Veteran rips off clothes to make a point 1:36

Veteran rips off clothes to make a point

UNC's Tom Ross Talks Academics Vs. Athletics 4:41

UNC's Tom Ross Talks Academics Vs. Athletics

Enhanced competition format for NASCAR 4:17

Enhanced competition format for NASCAR

Judge orders release of video in fatal CMPD shooting under new state law 1:12

Judge orders release of video in fatal CMPD shooting under new state law