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'World's largest salad' closes I-77 overnight

'World's largest salad' closes I-77 overnightState Troopers responded to quite an unusual tractor-trailer incident on I-77 near Jonesville during early morning hours on Saturday.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Crime

Mushrooms, pot brownies recovered in traffic stop

Mushrooms, pot brownies recovered in traffic stopOfficers in Davidson found marijuana brownies and psychedelic mushrooms in a traffic stop Friday night.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
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A little rain didn't stop horseplay at the Queen's Cup

A little rain didn't stop horseplay at the Queen's CupA rainy day on the paddock didn't stop the fun at the 20th annual Queen's Cup Steeplechase in Mineral Springs.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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NBC Charlotte runs for melanoma

NBC Charlotte runs for melanomaNBC Charlotte's Anjanette Flowers and Ben Thompson headed out to the Arboretum Saturday to run in the Miles Against Melanoma race.
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Hundreds of bats living inside apartment building

Hundreds of bats living inside apartment buildingTenants of a local apartment complex are dealing with neighbors who they say have worn out their welcome.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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CMPD locates missing woman in N. Charlotte

CMPD locates missing woman in N. CharlotteCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a woman's disappearance.
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Chester Co. will replace school officers with security guards

Chester Co. will replace school officers with security guardsChester County's sheriff is fuming after a decision from the school superintendent to replace school resource officers.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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Afraid to call 911

Afraid to call 911When you call 911, you expect the help you need immediately. It might not happen that way.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Hurricane Central

Don't be underprepared for a quiet hurricane season

Don't be underprepared for a quiet hurricane seasonForecasters say this year's hurricane season may be among the tamest on record, with predications indicating activity could be half of the norm.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
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Claim made that student interested in ISIS had bullets at school

Claim made that student interested in ISIS had bullets at schoolYork School officials have started an investigation after a mother claims her son was shown a bullet by another student.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Life

5 things you didn't know about Larry Sprinkle

5 things you didn't know about Larry SprinkleYou've welcome Larry Sprinkle into your home for 30 years, so maybe it's time you get to know him a little better!
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
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Storms litter Lake Norman with debris

Storms litter Lake Norman with debrisThe recent string of rainy days has made area lakes more susceptible to dangerous debris.
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Life

Friday Night eats in Matthews

Friday Night eats in MatthewsThe Carolina Commercial Kitchen has teamed up with Matthews Parks and Recreation to bring you a taste of Charlotte mixed with the sounds of the city.
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Rowan Co. ethanol cleanup going through May

Rowan Co. ethanol cleanup going through MayThe North Carolina DOT crews are still doing environmental cleanup on Bringle Ferry Road near Salisbury.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
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Crossing guard hit in Cornelius now recovering

Crossing guard hit in Cornelius now recoveringPolice say Jarosz was wearing a reflective vest, holding a stop sign and standing in the middle of Catawba Avenue when a truck driver hit him.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Money

Diet Pepsi to ditch the aspartame

Diet Pepsi to ditch the aspartameFollowing several years of declining Diet Pepsi sales, its sweetener will be switched
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Komando

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existedThere's more to the social network than status updates and photos.
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Crime

CMPD: Teen accused of attacking business owner, stealing van

CMPD: Teen accused of attacking business owner, stealing vanCMPD: Teen accused of attacking business owner, stealing van
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Health

Restaurants, theme parks could have EpiPens

Restaurants, theme parks could have EpiPensA bill just passed in the House making epinephrine available in restaurants and theme parks.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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Raptor center wins $25K from Jimmie Johnson Foundation

Raptor center wins $25K from Jimmie Johnson FoundationBird lovers have less than a day to help Carolina Raptor Center earn $25,000.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Crime

Elderly couple robbed of charity collection

Elderly couple robbed of charity collectionAn elderly couple robbed at gunpoint in their home says a good amount of the money that was taken, had been raised for charity.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
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WWII vet stops in Charlotte on cross-country motorcycle drive

WWII vet stops in Charlotte on cross-country motorcycle driveA World War II veteran set off on a cross country tour Thursday on his motorcycle to raise awareness for the 70th anniversary of the end of the war.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

SC lawmaker proposes 'death by firing squad' for death row inmates

SC lawmaker proposes 'death by firing squad' for death row inmatesA South Carolina lawmaker wants to add death by firing squad to the state's list of approved execution methods.
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Traffic

Crossing guard hit outside of school in Cornelius

Crossing guard hit outside of school in CorneliusA crossing guard was hit by car while working outside of an elementary school on Thursday afternoon.
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
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Mother killed in Gaston Co. crash

Mother killed in Gaston Co. crashA truck driven by Dung Trung Ho was headed west on Fairview when police say he didn't stop at a stop sign.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
NASCAR

Dale Jr. builds a treehouse in his yard

Dale Jr. builds a treehouse in his yardIf Dale Earnhardt Jr. decides this racing thing isn't for him, maybe he can proposition Animal Planet for a job.
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Local

Charlotte bishop cancels LGBT speaker

Charlotte bishop cancels LGBT speakerCharlotte Bishop Peter Jugis cancelled a guest speaker scheduled to talk about LGBT acceptance.
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago