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Residents protest relocated nativity scene in Dallas

Residents protest relocated nativity scene in DallasThe nativity scene used to stand on the grounds of the old Gaston County Courthouse in downtown Dallas. But back in January, the town got a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation saying that having a nativity on government property was unconstitutional. After...
  • Politics
  • 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, 1 day ago
Local

Ann Clark 'interested' in becoming CMS Superintendent

Ann Clark 'interested' in becoming CMS SuperintendentEver since the sudden resignation of Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Superintendent Heath Morrison last month, the woman who stepped into take his place had said she needed time to reflect on whether she wanted the job on a permanent basis.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

EPA expected to treat coal waste like garbage

EPA expected to treat coal waste like garbageEPA expected to treat coal waste like garbage
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Cubans hope for better future with US-Havana deal

Cubans hope for better future with US-Havana dealCubans hope for better future with US-Havana deal
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Timeline of NC Gov McCrory's payouts from Tree.com

Timeline of NC Gov McCrory's payouts from Tree.comTimeline of NC Gov McCrory's payouts from Tree.com
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Tillis displeased with US-Cuba announcement

Tillis displeased with US-Cuba announcementNorth Carolina Sen.-elect Thom Tillis said Wednesday that President Barack Obama's decision to make sweeping changes to American and Cuban relations now is a bad idea.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Gov. McCrory lashes out at report on his $185K payout

Gov. McCrory lashes out at report on his $185K payoutGovernor Pat McCrory is lashing out against an Associated Press report, questioning his ethics in taking a six figure cash out for stock in a mortgage lender after he became governor.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Obama: US ending outdated approach to Cuba

Obama: US ending outdated approach to CubaObama: US ending outdated approach to Cuba
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Cuba releases U.S. prisoner Alan Gross

Cuba releases U.S. prisoner Alan GrossCuba releases U.S. prisoner Alan Gross
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into law

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into lawObama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into law
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Traffic

Toll lanes proposed on I-77 near stateline

Toll lanes proposed on I-77 near statelineDrivers in the Lake Norman area aren't the only ones who could have miles of toll lanes.
  • Traffic
  • 1 week, 4 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, 4 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, 5 days ago
Health

Today is the last day to enroll in ACA for January coverage

Today is the last day to enroll in ACA for January coverageToday is the last day to enroll in a health plan under Obamacare for those who want coverage to begin Jan. 1.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Tom DeLay calls Obama 'Marxist' at NC event

Tom DeLay calls Obama 'Marxist' at NC eventFormer Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay called President Obama a Marxist at a large GOP gathering in Asheville Friday night and said the country must return religion to government.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Patrick Cannon sells share in parking business

Patrick Cannon sells share in parking businessFormer Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon has sold his share of the parking business he founded.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

How Patrick Cannon kept CMC parking $$$ for 12 years

How Patrick Cannon kept CMC parking $$$ for 12 yearsThe NBC Charlotte I-Team first started asking questions about Patrick Cannon and corruption not when he was arrested in March, but more than a decade ago.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Outgoing Sen. Hagan wraps up term with speech

Outgoing Sen. Hagan wraps up term with speechOutgoing U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan said Thursday she spent her last six years in Washington doing all she could for North Carolina citizens
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

FSU teacher resigns following Facebook posts

FSU teacher resigns following Facebook postsFlorida State University does not have a policy governing what faculty and staff can – or cannot – say on social media.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Senate report: Harsh CIA tactics didn't work

Senate report: Harsh CIA tactics didn't workSenate report: Harsh CIA tactics didn't work
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Transportation Commission okays SC road needs plan

Transportation Commission okays SC road needs planThe South Carolina Transportation Commission has given final approval to a plan outlining the state's transportation needs for the next quarter century.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

JCSU students protest, block streets for half-hour

JCSU students protest, block streets for half-hourThey came, signs in hand, tape over their mouths, some with their hands up. The only sound? Their feet. Once they got to the intersection in front of Johnson C. Smith University's main gate, they stopped and didn't move for more than a half-hour, as police and...
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Checkers

$16M in upgrades to Bojangles Coliseum up for discussion

$16M in upgrades to Bojangles Coliseum up for discussionMillions of dollars in upgrades to Bojangles Coliseum is on the table at Monday's Charlotte City Council meeting.
  • Checkers
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

America's Military: A force adrift

America's Military: A force adriftHow the nation is failing today's troops and veterans
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Bush denounces 'psychobabble' about his father

Bush denounces 'psychobabble' about his fatherOne thing George W. Bush has never liked: Being psychoanalyzed.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Demonstrators stage 'die in' at NYC Apple store, Macy's

Demonstrators stage 'die in' at NYC Apple store, Macy'sProtesters staged a "die in" Friday night in an Apple store on Fifth Avenue and in Macy's at Herald Square.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago