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Attention<br /> Non-Profits!

Jan 27, 2015

WTVI PBS Charlotte has created an engaging – way for local nonprofits to get valuable exposure on TV across our 13-county region: the PBS Charlotte Community Give Back nonprofit spotlight contest. The winning group will receive $10,000 in free underwriting on PBS Charlotte! Plus, PBS Charlotte will create a video story/profile of each of the finalists… the profiles will […]

Nova: Sinkholes – Buried Alive

Nova: Sinkholes – Buried Alive

Jan 26, 2015

Watch Thursday, January 29th at 9pm! In Tampa, Florida, in February 2013, a giant hole opened up under the bedroom floor of Jeffrey Bush, swallowing the 36-year-old as he slept. His body was never found. Bush was a victim of a sinkhole — a growing worldwide hazard that lurks wherever limestone and other water-soluble rocks […]

This Week on
Carolina Impact

This Week on <br />Carolina Impact

Jan 26, 2015

Watch Tuesday, January 27th at 8pm! Coming up on the next Carolina Impact….a special show dedicated to combatting obesity. You’ll meet a teen learning how to control his body weight by monitoring his body mass index….plus…. after numerous failed diets this man lost — 150 pounds thanks to surgery. We’ll learn who the best candidates […]

Genealogy Roadshow

Genealogy Roadshow

Jan 19, 2015

Watch Wednesday, January 21st at 8pm! At Saint Louis’ historic public library, a team of genealogists uncovers fascinating family stories from Missouri’s famous gateway city. A mystery writer discovers her mother has hidden a life-changing secret; a woman finds out if she is descended from the infamous pirate Blackbeard; a mother and daughter seek connections […]

Trail of History

Trail of History

Jan 18, 2015

Watch Tuesday, January 20th at 8:30pm! Trail of History will introduce you to some elaborately-decorated movie palaces and drive-in theaters extremely popular during the Early to Mid 20th century and efforts to preserve some of these historic theatres in our region.