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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
  • 2 days, 20 hours 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
  • 3 days, 9 hours 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
  • 3 days, 9 hours 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
  • 4 days, 11 hours 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
  • 4 days, 11 hours 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
  • 6 days, 15 hours 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
  • 1 week 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
  • 1 week 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
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day 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
  • 1 week, 2 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
  • 1 week, 3 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
  • 1 week, 4 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
  • 1 week, 4 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
  • 1 week, 4 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
  • 1 week, 4 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
  • 1 week, 5 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
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Pentagon gives local town of 1800 armored truck, tear gas launcher

Pentagon gives local town of 1800 armored truck, tear gas launcherUp on the second floor of town hall, clerk Taffy Smith pointed out a window to the back parking lot at a triangular piece of grassy ground behind the parking lot. "The Peacekeeper sat right there in Damon's Alley for years and years after we received it from...
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Community calls for Councilman's resignation after fraud conviction

Community calls for Councilman's resignation after fraud convictionStatesville neighbors are calling for a city council member to resign after his sentence this week involving food stamp fraud.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

NC officials want to update death records system

NC officials want to update death records systemThe method by which death certificates are assembled and preserved in North Carolina is really getting old.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott makes history

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott makes historySen. Tim Scott, the first African-American elected to the Senate from the Deep South since Reconstruction, took the oath of office Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

McCrory shuffles NC business, environment heads

McCrory shuffles NC business, environment headsMcCrory said Tuesday that Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker is leaving.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Tim Scott making history as he is sworn into Senate

Tim Scott making history as he is sworn into SenateThe lawmaker is scheduled to be sworn in on Tuesday
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Charlotte opens retaliation investigation into fired city worker

Charlotte opens retaliation investigation into fired city workerCharlotte opens retaliation investigation into fired city worker
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Trevor Fuller picked as Meck. County Commission Chair

Trevor Fuller picked as Meck. County Commission ChairFor the first time in decades, the Mecklenburg County Commissioners voted for a chairman who was not the top vote-getter in the election.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

NC considers updating death records system

NC considers updating death records systemThe method by which death certificates are assembled and preserved in North Carolina is really getting old.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

NC considers updating vital records system

NC considers updating vital records systemNC considers updating vital records system
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago