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Federal appeals judge speaks on NC voting from personal experience

Federal appeals judge speaks on NC voting from personal experienceWith cameras banned from federal courts, it's unusual to hear appeals court judges speak in their own voice.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Appeals court hears NC voter suppression case

Appeals court hears NC voter suppression caseWith Election Day just weeks away, a federal appeals court heard arguments in a case challenging a new North Carolina voting law that critics say will suppress minority voter turnout in November.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

What happens if CLT doesn't get funds for streetcar?

What happens if CLT doesn't get funds for streetcar?Next year, cars on East Trade Street will be sharing the street with streetcars. But line that runs from the Charlotte Transportation Center to Presbyterian Hospital is only a starter line.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Attorney General Holder to announce resignation today

Attorney General Holder to announce resignation todayttorney General Eric Holder will announce his resignation at a formal event at the White House Thursday afternoon, a Justice Department source says.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Charlotte voters to decide $146M in bond issues

Charlotte voters to decide $146M in bond issuesIf you vote in Charlotte, once you get through the top of the upcoming ballot with races like the US Senate, you'll be asked to approve three separate questions totaling $146 million in bonds.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

McCrory, Foxx weigh in on Charlotte airport battle

McCrory, Foxx weigh in on Charlotte airport battleNorth Carolina Governor Pat McCrory says he's willing to help resolve the ongoing battle over control of Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Business

Plans for amateur sports complex in Charlotte 'on track'

Plans for amateur sports complex in Charlotte 'on track'The group that wants to build an amateur sports complex next to Bojangles Coliseum says the project is not on hold and they hope to have everything finished and approved by the end of the year.
  • Business
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Did Obama serve up a coffee cup-salute snafu to Marines?

Did Obama serve up a coffee cup-salute snafu to Marines?President Obama stepped off Marine One and saluted Marines with a cup of coffee in his hand Tuesday on his way back from a United Nations talk on Climate Change and address on airstrikes in Syria.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

New U.S., coalition air strikes hit Iraq, Syria

New U.S., coalition air strikes hit Iraq, SyriaU.S. and coalition aircraft hit five targets in Iraq and Syria early Wednesday as part of the continued round of airstrikes on targets connected to the militant Islamic State terrorist organization, the U.S. Central Command reported.
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Indian Trail looks to move forward with $7M town hall building

Indian Trail looks to move forward with $7M town hall buildingIndian Trail Town Council votes to build new town hall building
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  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Area vets chime in about air strikes in Syria

Area vets chime in about air strikes in SyriaWith escalating military action in Syria, area veterans and an intelligence expert weigh in on the battle against ISIS.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Syria airstrikes disrupted planned terror attacks

Syria airstrikes disrupted planned terror attacksThe airstrikes Monday in Syria disrupted major terror attacks planned against U.S. and western targets, Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said Tuesday.
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  • 1 week ago
Crime

Haley, Atlantic Beach officials to meet this week

Haley, Atlantic Beach officials to meet this weekGov. Nikki Haley is meeting with leaders from Atlantic Beach again this week to discuss the Memorial Day weekend Atlantic Beach Bikefest.
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  • 1 week ago
Politics

Obama: We will go after 'safe havens' in Syria

Obama: We will go after 'safe havens' in SyriaObama: We will go after 'safe havens' in Syria
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  • 1 week ago
Politics

Governor's road money -- taking politics out or adding it back?

Governor's road money -- taking politics out or adding it back?Road building in North Carolina has often met at the corner of politics and money.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Islamic State appears to release chilling threat

Islamic State appears to release chilling threatA spokesman for the Islamic State militant group has apparently released a new, chilling message threatening the U.S. and its allies.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Secret Service considers new rules; intruder in court

Secret Service considers new rules; intruder in courtSecret Service considers new rules; intruder in court
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Consumer

Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipients

Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipientsA significant benefit of the Affordable Care Act is the opportunity to receive money-saving tax credits up front to cut the overall cost of health insurance, but now hundreds of thousands of consumers could owe back some of that money next April.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

U.S., Canadian jets intercept 8 Russian aircraft

U.S., Canadian jets intercept 8 Russian aircraftTwo F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska, military officials said Friday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Crime

Fence-jumper makes it into the White House

Fence-jumper makes it into the White HouseThe U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Obama, Biden to promote project to fight sexual assault

Obama, Biden to promote project to fight sexual assaultObama, Biden to promote project to fight sexual assault
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Will they stay or go? Scotland votes on independence

Will they stay or go? Scotland votes on independenceWill they stay or go? Scotland votes on independence
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Rep Pittenger: Firing gays is 'Freedom'

Rep Pittenger: Firing gays is 'Freedom'A reporter from liberal blog ThinkProgress asked if the Republican Congressman supported laws to protect gays from discrimination in the workplace.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

New Islamic State video taunts Obama, U.S. troops

New Islamic State video taunts Obama, U.S. troopsThe Islamic State is taunting President Obama via video.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aidEbola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

NJ Gov. Christie helps Tillis in NC Senate race

NJ Gov. Christie helps Tillis in NC Senate racePotential Republican presidential contender Chris Christie says he's concentrating on getting U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis elected and as many Republican governors elected this year as he can.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Obama to assign 3000 military personnel to fight Ebola

Obama to assign 3000 military personnel to fight EbolaPresident Obama on Tuesday will announce an expansion of a $763 million U.S. plan to help West Africa nations fight the spread of the Ebola virus, officials said Monday night.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks ago