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  • Amanda O'HaraMore>>

  • Amanda O’Hara

    Amanda O’Hara

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:12:45 GMT
    I'm a digital journalist from Charlotte, North Carolina. I was in the United States Air Force for seven and a half years. I was a JAG paralegal in the Air Force, but still wanted to pursue my love of television broadcasting. 
    I'm a digital journalist from Charlotte, North Carolina. I was in the United States Air Force for seven and a half years. I was a JAG paralegal in the Air Force, but still wanted to pursue my love of television broadcasting. 
  • Boxers Take the Ring in Fort Mill for First Ever Match

    Boxers Take the Ring in Fort Mill for First Ever Match

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-07-27 15:02:44 GMT
    Boxers from across the Carolinas took part in Fort Mill boxing history on Saturday."Rumble From The Rock" was the first ever boxing match to take place in the city.
    Boxers from across the Carolinas took part in Fort Mill boxing history on Saturday."Rumble From The Rock" was the first ever boxing match to take place in the city.
  • One-On-One with Singer Jesse McCartney

    One-On-One with Singer Jesse McCartney

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:56:26 GMT
    Singer/actor Jesse McCartney is kicking off his tour in Charlotte this Friday.  Amanda O'Hara caught up with him to chat about his tour, new album, and Charlotte.
    Singer/actor Jesse McCartney is kicking off his tour in Charlotte this Friday.  Amanda O'Hara caught up with him to chat about his tour, new album, and Charlotte.
Tuesday marks the thirteen anniversary of the death of racing legend Dale Earnhardt. Our Amanda O'Hara talked to his mother, Martha, about her son's life and death.

Earnhardt recalled her son's will to win, which earned him the nickname, "The Intimidator."

"He would bump (other drivers)," she recalled. "But that's because he was determined to win."

She also remembered the day her famous son died at the Daytona 500.

“I was watching the day he died. That was a hard time,” she said. “That’s like losing part of yourself when you lose a child.”
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  • Red Bull Global Rallycross Excites Fans

    Red Bull Global Rallycross Excites Fans

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:22:47 GMT

     Thousands enjoyed an up close racing experience at the Charlotte Dirt Track.

     Thousands enjoyed an up close racing experience at the Charlotte Dirt Track.

  • Roll Over Fred: From Pet Owner to Store Owner

    Roll Over Fred: From Pet Owner to Store Owner

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:52:30 GMT
    We all have heard of the saying, “a dog is a man’s best friend," it may sound a bit cliche but it’s true for Fred Shrill and his dog Tucker. “I wouldn’t take the world or him,” said Fred as he smiled.

     

  • Mike Leslie's death-defying (not really) ride in the passenger seat of a rocket ship

    #Ridealong with Red Bull Global Rallycross

    #Ridealong with Red Bull Global Rallycross

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:22:34 GMT
    Friday, for my assignment, I was tasked with a ride-along in a Global Rallycross car, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Cars that go zero-to-60 in 1.9 seconds -- that's faster than a formula one car. We're talking about machines with absurd power. Not a bad gig... But enough to make you a little skittish...
    Friday, for my assignment, I was tasked with a ride-along in a Global Rallycross car, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Cars that go zero-to-60 in 1.9 seconds -- that's faster than a formula one car. We're talking about machines with absurd power. Not a bad gig... But enough to make you a little skittish...
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