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Timeline: Washington, other deadly school shootings since Columbine

Timeline: Washington, other deadly school shootings since ColumbineA student opens fire at a high school north of Seattle, injuring several people, then killing himself, police said.
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  • 6 hours, 29 minutes ago
Crime

Man accused of indecent liberties with a child

Man accused of indecent liberties with a childA friend of the family allegedly assaulted a child, according to the Lincolnton Police Department.
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  • 7 hours, 2 minutes ago
Business

Chiquita holders reject plans to merge with Fyffes

Chiquita holders reject plans to merge with FyffesChiquita holders reject plans to merge with Fyffes
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  • 14 hours, 19 minutes ago
News

#FNFrenzy Scoreboard, October 24, 2014

#FNFrenzy Scoreboard, October 24, 2014Catch all of the #FNFrenzy scores with our USA TODAY High School Sports scoreboard!
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  • 5 hours, 36 minutes ago
Nation

Dallas nurse is Ebola free: 'I feel fortunate and blessed'

Dallas nurse is Ebola free: 'I feel fortunate and blessed'Nina Pham speaks on her treatment outside NIH center.
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  • 6 hours, 54 minutes ago
Education

Steele Creek area parents angry at CMS plans to deal with school overcrowding

Steele Creek area parents angry at CMS plans to deal with school overcrowdingCMS overcrowding plan angers parents.
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Pedestrian killed by train in Uptown

Pedestrian killed by train in UptownA train killed a pedestrian in uptown Charlotte.
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Life

How to help make a difference in the community!

How to help make a difference in the community!This Saturday, October 25, is Make A Difference Day. Make A Difference Day (MADD) started 20 years ago with USA Today Weekend. Through the initiatives of Gannett Co., Inc. it has grown into the largest national day of community service.
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Local

Lance Armstrong barred from South Carolina ride

Lance Armstrong barred from South Carolina rideUSA Cycling says Lance Armstrong can't ride in a South Carolina event this weekend.
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World

Canada Police: Shooter went from petty crime to terror

Canada Police: Shooter went from petty crime to terrorThe mother of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau "cries for the people, not for my son."
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Mecklenburg Mugs | 101 arrests on Thursday

Mecklenburg Mugs | 101 arrests on ThursdayCYNTHIA BREWER-GORDON Arrested: 10/23/2014 Charge Description: SIMPLE WORTHLESS CHECK
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News

World's first 'dead heart' transplants successful

World's first 'dead heart' transplants successfulAustralian breakthrough could save the lives of 30% more heart transplant patients.
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Nation

Eye-catching images of the partial solar eclipse

Eye-catching images of the partial solar eclipseMiss today's partial solar eclipse? We've got you covered.
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Crime

Sheriff: Man had 'sleep over' with girl, 8

Sheriff: Man had 'sleep over' with girl, 8The Alexander County Sheriff's Office says a Taylorsville man held sleep overs with at least one underage girl in a shed behind his home.
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Local

Some neighbors not so happy about recycling center

Some neighbors not so happy about recycling centerMany neighbors in west Charlotte are saying no to the county's plans.
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Nation

Ebola hits New York City

Ebola hits New York CityDr. Craig Spencer, of New York Presbyterian Hospital, tested positive for Ebola.
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  • 20 hours, 35 minutes ago
Hornets

Buzz Fest kicks off Friday

Buzz Fest kicks off FridayWhat better way to welcome back the buzz than a two-day pep rally?
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NC election outlook

NC election outlookNC election outlook
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Crime

Breaking and entering suspect wanted in Alexander Co.

Breaking and entering suspect wanted in Alexander Co.An unidentified suspect is wanted in Alexander County.
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Life

Employees using absurd excuses to miss work

Employees using absurd excuses to miss workHave you ever called in sick to work when you were feeling just fine? A new survey shows nearly a third of all American workers have and some of them come up with some outrageous excuses.
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  • 13 hours, 16 minutes ago
Crime

Sandy Parsons' fraud trial begins

Sandy Parsons' fraud trial beginsOpening statements have begun in the federal fraud trial of Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons.
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Crime

Shots fired in west Charlotte

Shots fired in west CharlotteCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a shots fired call in west Charlotte.
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Crime

Meck. DSS worker pleads guilty to fraud

Meck. DSS worker pleads guilty to fraudOfficials charged Ieshia Watkins with health care fraud conspiracy earlier this week.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

85th annual Mallard Creek BBQ puts politics on the menu

85th annual Mallard Creek BBQ puts politics on the menuWhen the Mallard Creek Barbecue started 85 years ago, politicking was simply a matter of pressing the flesh.
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