RALEIGH, N.C. -- The mayors of the state’s four larger cities sit down with Capital Tonight host Tim Boyum to discuss challenges facing North Carolina’s urban areas.

Tim spoke with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, Mayor Vi Lyles of Charlotte, Mayor Nancy Vaughan of Greensboro, and Mayor Nancy McFarlane of Raleigh. Among the issues where they agree: Cities are hubs for the state that can help rural areas thrive as well, home rule for cities would help them manage growth issues better and that if one city gets a big economic development project, the state as a whole wins.




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