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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
  • 5 days, 13 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
  • 6 days, 2 hours 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 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, 1 day 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, 1 day 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, 2 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, 2 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, 3 days ago
Crime

When students use YikYak for threats, police pierce anonymity

When students use YikYak for threats, police pierce anonymityIn the old days, delinquents made bomb threats by dialing a number. Now, they tap into an app. It's just as illegal. And it's actually easier to get caught.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Gas prices at pump decreasing; NC gas tax increasing

Gas prices at pump decreasing; NC gas tax increasingThe price at the pump keeps falling, but motorists in North Carolina will see the gasoline tax increase slightly Jan. 1.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Consumer

Christmas lights: Which kind should you buy?

Christmas lights: Which kind should you buy?Two weeks until Christmas, the great light debate is in full swing.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks ago
Consumer

Residents migrate from Mecklenburg to Union Co.

Residents migrate from Mecklenburg to Union Co.Lower taxes and more bang for your buck are just two of the reasons many people are crossing county lines locally.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks ago
Consumer

6 Gifts back at Black Friday prices today

6 Gifts back at Black Friday prices today6 Gifts back at Black Friday prices today
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks ago
Technology

The coolest tech gifts for kids this season

The coolest tech gifts for kids this seasonThis year, the best of the bunch lands smack-dab in the center of the modern toy-trifecta, blending the best of online activity with real hands-on play.
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

Stock Up: Battery prices drop by 80% today

Stock Up: Battery prices drop by 80% todayn my continued search to save you time, money and flag down huge deals, it's all about battery bargains today. For the past two months, you've likely heard me say: "Don't buy batteries for any of those holiday presents yet!" I was waiting for a...
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Investigations

Complaints mount over contraceptive device; lawsuits tricky

Complaints mount over contraceptive device; lawsuits trickyThe NBC Charlotte I-team has found complaints are mounting against a common medical device used by three-quarters of a million women for contraception.
  • Investigations
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

Toxic chemicals lurking in toys, group finds

Toxic chemicals lurking in toys, group findsParents buying gifts this holiday season might be giving their children something more than the latest hot toy, according to a new report.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

Government: Gas to average $2.60 next year

Government: Gas to average $2.60 next yearThe Energy Department again slashed its prediction for next year's average price of gasoline across the U.S., this time to $2.60 a gallon. That would be 23% below this year's projected average and the lowest full-year average since 2009.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

Honda adds 2.6M vehicles to air bag repair list

Honda adds 2.6M vehicles to air bag repair listHonda adds 2.6M vehicles to air bag repair list
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Consumer

Woman loses $2,000 'secret shopping'

Woman loses $2,000 'secret shopping'It's an opportunity some people may jump at this close to Christmas, but for one Byron woman the false promise of being a secret shopper was anything but a gift.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Consumer

iPad deals and Green Monday steals

iPad deals and Green Monday stealsiPad deals and Green Monday steals
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Consumer

Quirky gadget gifts for the techie who has everything

Quirky gadget gifts for the techie who has everythingDon't give the gift of predictability. Instead, surprise your loved ones with some tech toys they weren't expecting. This year, consider a handful of quirky gadgets for that hard-to-buy-for person on your gift list.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Consumer

Scooter maker Razor woos adults with Crazy Cart XL

Scooter maker Razor woos adults with Crazy Cart XLThink of it as indoor go-kart racing for adults. Only you can drift. And you can do it in your own living room.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Consumer

Establishing credit can be daunting, but it's critical

Establishing credit can be daunting, but it's criticalThere's no way around it. Financial freedom of movement today relies on good credit. It's become the American way.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Consumer

How holiday shoppers are getting smarter

How holiday shoppers are getting smarterHow holiday shoppers are getting smarter
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Consumer

Get McGinty: Builder refunds new parents

Get McGinty: Builder refunds new parentsAn expectant mother says the builder of their new home in Fort Mill couldn't get the job done in time for the birth.
  • Consumer
  • 3 weeks ago
Consumer

NC gets $100K in Sirius XM settlement

NC gets $100K in Sirius XM settlementAttorney General Roy Cooper says North Carolina will receive more than $100,000 as part of a settlement with Sirius XM Radio, Inc.
  • Consumer
  • 3 weeks ago