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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.
  • Life
  • 15 hours, 9 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?
  • Hornets
  • 13 hours, 43 minutes ago
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.
  • Crime
  • 14 hours, 49 minutes 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.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 20 minutes ago
Recipes

Fall chocolate cake

Fall chocolate cakewith Mark Allison
  • Recipes
  • 10 hours, 36 minutes ago
Crime

NE Charlotte bank robbed

NE Charlotte bank robbedCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a Thursday afternoon bank robbery.
  • Crime
  • 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
Crime

1 charged with arson in Lancaster fire

1 charged with arson in Lancaster fireThe Lancaster County Sheriff's Office has charged a man in connection with one of two suspicious fires earlier this week.
  • Crime
  • 13 hours, 54 minutes ago
Crime

UNCC grad student puts smarts to work for CMPD

UNCC grad student puts smarts to work for CMPDThere are 600 unsolved murders in Charlotte going back several decades.
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 29 minutes ago
Consumer

Airbag recall alarms, confuses feds and automakers

Airbag recall alarms, confuses feds and automakersThe U.S. auto safety agency dramatically boosted, to at least 7.78 million, the number of U.S. vehicles previously recalled for faulty Takata air bags that the government now says pose an immediate threat to front-seat passengers.
  • Consumer
  • 15 hours, 35 minutes ago
News

NC election outlook

NC election outlookNC election outlook
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

NC Zoo opens polar bear exhibit

NC Zoo opens polar bear exhibitThe NC Zoo has been working on the $8.5 million expansion over the past three years.
  • Local
  • 12 hours, 26 minutes ago
Life

Make A Difference: Carson Daly is never too busy to help

Make A Difference: Carson Daly is never too busy to helpPattie Daly Caruso, mother of one of the hardest-working people on TV and radio, remembers when life wasn't quite so hectic. "Two things we always did as a family," she says of Carson Daly's childhood in Southern California, "was having dinner...
  • Life
  • 14 hours, 32 minutes ago
Crime

Police: Man found shot to death in Salisbury

Police: Man found shot to death in SalisburyMan found shot to death in Salisbury
  • Crime
  • 20 hours, 57 minutes ago
World

Canadian PM vows to strengthen police powers

Canadian PM vows to strengthen police powersThe mother of the suspected gunman says he seemed lost 'and did not fit in.'
  • World
  • 14 hours, 7 minutes ago
Crime

Local drug best nets PA murder suspect

Local drug best nets PA murder suspectCharlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested three people during a drug operation on Wednesday, including a man wanted for murder in Pennsylvania.
  • Crime
  • 18 hours, 25 minutes ago
Traffic

Train collides with tractor-trailer in Fort Mill

Train collides with tractor-trailer in Fort MillA train and tractor-trailer collided in Fort Mill Thursday morning.
  • Traffic
  • 18 hours, 30 minutes ago
Politics

Tillis camp says Romney to campaign for him in NC

Tillis camp says Romney to campaign for him in NCMitt Romney is planning to come to North Carolina to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis.
  • Politics
  • 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
Politics

Prosecutor: SC House Speaker pleads to 6 charges

Prosecutor: SC House Speaker pleads to 6 chargesSouth Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell has pleaded guilty to six campaign fiance violations
  • Politics
  • 17 hours, 25 minutes ago
Weather

How and when to watch the solar eclipse

How and when to watch the solar eclipseGet your camera gear and protective filters ready: a partial solar eclipse is due Thursday. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun. It's a spectacular sight, and an even better photo opportunity. Here are some tips and pointers to...
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  • 10 hours, 49 minutes ago
Politics

Early voting begins today for North Carolina

Early voting begins today for North CarolinaEarly voting begins today for North Carolina
  • Politics
  • 18 hours, 51 minutes ago
Politics

Voters to decide District 5 Commissioner race

Voters to decide District 5 Commissioner raceRepublican Matthew Ridenhour is seeking reelection. His challenger is Democrat Art Cardenas. The two men have different priorities for the people of District 5.
  • Politics
  • 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
Consumer

Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates

Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance ratesNorth Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent
  • Consumer
  • 14 hours, 27 minutes ago
Life

Halloween trick turns into a treat for 6-year-old boy

Halloween trick turns into a treat for 6-year-old boySix-year-old Victor Richardson spent 45 minutes picking out the perfect pumpkins. They were a perfect complement for his beloved Halloween decorations that covered his home and front yard.
  • Life
  • 15 hours, 32 minutes ago
Business

Brazil suitors increase bid for Chiquita

Brazil suitors increase bid for ChiquitaShares of Chiquita Brands International (CQB) surged Thursday after a team of Brazil-based corporate suitors raised their proposed takeover bid for the banana market giant by 50 cents to $14.50.
  • Business
  • 17 hours, 46 minutes ago
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