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Obama and Modi cite nuclear investment breakthrough

Obama and Modi cite nuclear investment breakthroughPresident Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi say they have achieved a breakthrough understanding to free up U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India, as Obama began a three-day visit to the country on Sunday.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

National Moms group protests Harris Teeter's gun policy

National Moms group protests Harris Teeter's gun policyMembers of a national parent group say they won't shop at Harris Teeter as long as shoppers can bring gun into their stores.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Technology

China blocks VPN access to the Internet

China blocks VPN access to the InternetChina has begun cracking down on one of the few avenues its citizens and foreigners have to accessing the full Internet, the Global Times newspaper in Beijing reported.
  • Technology
  • 4 days ago
Politics

Haley's proposed tax swap: What it would mean for you

Haley's proposed tax swap: What it would mean for youGov. Nikki Haley announced in her State of the State address Wednesday night her plan for fixing South Carolina roads. It's a three-part plan, all of which must pass for her to sign them into law, she told lawmakers.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

CMPD, Latino ministers discuss alternate ID

CMPD, Latino ministers discuss alternate IDOn Thursday morning a group of Latino ministers met with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. At issue is an alternative form of identification which is similar to others that have been issued by cities across the country.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Police radar that sees into homes prompts Senate questions

Police radar that sees into homes prompts Senate questionsRadar devices that allow police officers to effectively see into suspects' homes raise "privacy concerns of the highest order," top lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said Thursday.
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  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Michael Barnes tells NBC Charlotte he will run for mayor

Michael Barnes tells NBC Charlotte he will run for mayorTen months before Election Day, a Charlotte leader throws his name into the race for mayor during a taping of NBC Charlotte's Flashpoint.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Obama stresses middle class in State of the Union

Obama stresses middle class in State of the UnionThe nation is ready to "turn the page" from years of financial hardship, President Obama said Tuesday.
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  • 1 week ago
Politics

Obama's 'designated survivor:' Anthony Foxx

Obama's 'designated survivor:' Anthony FoxxThis year's designated survivor for the State of the Union speech: Transportation Secretary and Charlotte's former mayor Anthony Foxx.
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  • 1 week ago
Traffic

A look at the lawsuit to stop I-77 toll lanes

A look at the lawsuit to stop I-77 toll lanesOpponents continue their fight, which included filing a lawsuit Tuesday trying to stop the toll project.
  • Traffic
  • 1 week ago
Politics

State of the Union Address

State of the Union AddressState of the Union Address
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Local woman has seat at State of the Union address

Local woman has seat at State of the Union addressLocal woman has seat at State of the Union address
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Supreme Court agrees to rule on gay marriage

Supreme Court agrees to rule on gay marriageThe Supreme Court agreed Friday to resolve the national debate over same-sex marriage once and for all.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Charlotte's Immigrant task force hopes for feedback

Charlotte's Immigrant task force hopes for feedbackChairman Stefan Latorre told NBC Charlotte many of the ideas focus on ways to improve relationships between law enforcement and immigrants and making city services easier to access and understand
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

With Chiquita incentives comes controversy

With Chiquita incentives comes controversyWhen Chiquita left Cincinnati for Charlotte in 2011, it gave a lot of reasons why: Charlotte's airport and its accessibility to more non-stop international flights, for one. Then-CEO Fernando Aguirre also mentioned Charlotte's workforce, cost-of-living, and...
  • Business
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

New concerns about explosives prompt tighter airport security

New concerns about explosives prompt tighter airport securityA new recipe for explosives on planes linked to al Qaeda has prompted the Department of Homeland Security to increase security at a number of U.S. Airports including Charlotte-Douglas International.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Haley: 'We have changed the image of South Carolina'

Haley: 'We have changed the image of South Carolina'Gov. Nikki Haley began her second term of office today outlining the dreams she has for the children of the state while warning legislators that the people's confidence in government is "shaken" because of ethical lapses and must be restored.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Haley: 'My dreams for SC know no bounds'

Haley: 'My dreams for SC know no bounds'Governor Nikki Haley says South Carolina is better economically than it was when she first took office, and that she has great optimism as she looks ahead toward another four years in office.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Bartender accused of plan to poison Boehner

Bartender accused of plan to poison BoehnerBartender accused of plan to poison Boehner
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Clodfelter delivers first 'State of the City'

Clodfelter delivers first 'State of the City'A packed house filled the Government Center Tuesday morning to hear Mayor Dan Clodfelter's first State of the City address.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Entertainment

Sorry, Jay Z, hip-hop isn't a race relations cure-all

Sorry, Jay Z, hip-hop isn't a race relations cure-allEven though entertainment mogul Jay Z is practically a billionaire, I'd love to buy him a couple of tickets to see director Ava DuVernay's brilliant new film "Selma." I may even spring for popcorn for Mr. and Mrs. Carter.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

Hall of Fame debt to be forgiven

Hall of Fame debt to be forgivenThe NASCAR Hall of Fame will be forgiven its death, per a ruling by the Charlotte City Council.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

SC lawmakers set to tackle road funding

SC lawmakers set to tackle road fundingThe legislature in South Carolina is set to go back to work Tuesday, and one of the top priorities will likely be to find money to fix state roads.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

White House: We should have sent someone to Paris march

White House: We should have sent someone to Paris marchThe Obama administration "should have sent someone with a higher profile" to Sunday's massive anti-terrorism rally in Paris, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Lawsuit: SC DSS doesn't provide for children's basic needs

Lawsuit: SC DSS doesn't provide for children's basic needsA federal lawsuit says South Carolina's embattled child welfare agency is endangering kids in its care by failing to provide them with basic health care and the right kind of attention.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Group to file ethics complaint against Gov. McCrory

Group to file ethics complaint against Gov. McCroryMcCrory got cash and stock from LendingTree
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Holder: 'Highest levels' at DOJ to decide Petraeus fate

Holder: 'Highest levels' at DOJ to decide Petraeus fateAttorney General Eric Holder says the leadership of the Justice Department will decide whether prosecutors will pursue criminal charges against retired Gen. David Petraeus, but wouldn't say whether that would be him or his successor.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago