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Severe Weather

Pilot explains how weather delays flights

Pilot explains how weather delays flightsTwo days before Christmas, the airport was a popular place. More passengers means more flights, and bad weather moving through the area means more delays. What steps can you take to see if your flight could be next?
  • Severe Weather
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Business

Duke Energy's 2012 rate increase upheld by NC Supreme Court

Duke Energy's 2012 rate increase upheld by NC Supreme CourtNorth Carolina's highest court has upheld a regulatory panel's updated decision that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise electric rates on customers in western North Carolina and Durham in 2012 by roughly 7 percent.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Panthers

Panthers' winning streak boosts Christmas sales

Panthers' winning streak boosts Christmas salesTuesday, at the Carolina Panther's Team Store located within Bank of America Stadium, shoppers were gobbling up anything with a Panther logo on it.
  • Panthers
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Business

Family Dollar merger vote delayed until January

Family Dollar merger vote delayed until JanuaryThere was only one item on the agenda at the Family Dollar shareholders' meeting Tuesday morning in Charlotte: Adjourn the meeting until next month.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
News

Veteran and service dog mistreated by airline

Veteran and service dog mistreated by airlineUS Airways was forced to apologize to an Iraq veteran from Williamston, Mich., this week for the way some of its flight attendants treated his service dog on a recent trip from Florida to Detroit.
  • News
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Consumer

Christmas Tech: Power Banks drop to $18

Christmas Tech: Power Banks drop to $18The last best deal before Christmas and 63% off today
  • Consumer
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
News

Store stands ground on religious window display

Store stands ground on religious window displayA Maine furniture store has been receiving some negative feedback after decorating one of its windows with a religious Christmas theme.
  • News
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Technology

Report: Elon Musk's 'hyperloop' idea could work

Report: Elon Musk's 'hyperloop' idea could workEnthusiasts behind Elon Musk's "hyperloop" proposal -- an intercity tube that speeds passengers riding in capsules at 600 miles per hour -- have taken the next step, producing a report outlining some of the big issues around the project.
  • Technology
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Consumer

Android tablet steal and freebies for Christmas

Android tablet steal and freebies for ChristmasAndroid tablet steal and freebies for Christmas
  • Consumer
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Consumer

7 big tax changes in 2015

7 big tax changes in 2015As 2014 draws to a close, it's nearly time for the annual deluge of tax forms – including 1098's reporting mortgage interest or W-2's from employers reporting your annual wages.
  • Consumer
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Money

Super Saturday set to bring in 10 billion dollars

Super Saturday set to bring in 10 billion dollarsShoppers clogged up roads, parking lots and stores Saturday.
  • Money
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
News

2014: Year in Review

2014: Year in ReviewTake a look at the best moments of the year, the top stories, those we lost, and the most memorable photos.
  • News
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Business

Staples says breach affects 1.2M cards

Staples says breach affects 1.2M cardsStaples on Friday said cyber criminals may have compromised 1.2 million customer cards.
  • Business
  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
Technology

Google Fiber in Charlotte? Not so fast

Google Fiber in Charlotte? Not so fastIf Google Fiber was on your Christmas list... sorry.
  • Technology
  • 1 week ago
Business

Economic outlook: It was a good year for Charlotte

Economic outlook: It was a good year for CharlotteHundreds gathered in the Charlotte Convention Center for the Charlotte Chamber's annual economic outlook.
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
Business

Mercedes-Benz eyes NC for new headquarters

Mercedes-Benz eyes NC for new headquartersNorth Carolina's once again in the running to play host to a major car company after losing out on a bid for Toyota earlier this year.
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
Consumer

The 12 huge deals of Free Shipping Day

The 12 huge deals of Free Shipping DayThe 12 huge deals of Free Shipping Day
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Business

Developers almost ready for amateur sports complex in Charlotte

Developers almost ready for amateur sports complex in CharlotteA company that wants the city's help to build an amateur sports complex next to Bojangles' Coliseum wants to sign a formal deal with city leaders by January 20.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Business

Local Post Office locations open Sunday

Local Post Office locations open SundayThe Postal Service is trying to make the holidays a little easier for the Charlotte area.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Investigations

I-Team tracks mystery of dying dairy cows

I-Team tracks mystery of dying dairy cowsIn the mountains of Ashe County not far from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Trathen Cheek raises and milks dairy cows like his father before him and his father before that. He gets up at 4 a.m., yes, but he loves not having to clock in or sit behind a computer in a cubicle.
  • Investigations
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

AP: McCrory, Sanford get payouts from lender

AP: McCrory, Sanford get payouts from lenderSoon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving its customers.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
NASCAR

Sprint ending sponsorship of NASCAR's Cup series

Sprint ending sponsorship of NASCAR's Cup seriesSprint will end its run as sponsor of NASCAR's premier Cup Series after its current agreement expires in 2016, the company announced Tuesday.
  • NASCAR
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Consumer

Airfare forecast: How to get the best deals in 2015

Airfare forecast: How to get the best deals in 2015Good news, bad news for anyone hopping on a plane in 2015.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Business

Piedmont Medical Center given green light for Fort Mill hospital

Piedmont Medical Center given green light for Fort Mill hospitalFort Mill received welcome news after a fight over a hospital lasting a decade.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Consumer

Consumer Reports on worst Christmas gifts

Consumer Reports on worst Christmas giftsConsumer Reports released the 2014 poll of worst holiday gifts.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Consumer

McDonald's reveals the list of menu item cuts

McDonald's reveals the list of menu item cutsMcDonald's upcoming menu cuts will likely hit three menu board icons hardest: Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Premium Chicken Sandwich and Snack Wrap.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

Work begins on new tower in uptown Charlotte

Work begins on new tower in uptown CharlotteGovernor Pat McCrory was in Charlotte Monday for the start of uptown's first new tower since the economic crisis in 2008.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 4 days ago