President Barack Obama is holding a town-hall meeting Friday at Benedict College in Columbia to discuss the importance of community involvement. It is his first visit to South Carolina since being elected in 2008. The visit comes on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Selma voting-rights marches. 07:28 AM
A meeting scheduled for Sunday afternoon at the Naomi Drenan Recreation Center will be the next in what Charlotte-area law enforcement officials hope are a series of candid discussions with local youth to discuss race relations.
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An attorney for Rasheed Sulaimon says an investigation into claims against the former Duke University guard was closed when claims couldn't be substantiated, according to a report in the Raleigh News & Observer. Sulaimon was dissmissed from the team by coach Mike Krzyzewski in January
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Ringling Bros. to Eliminate Elephant Acts from Circus
It's the end of an era for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' iconic elephant acts. The company announced on Thursday it will phase out the elephants from their traveling circus performances by 2018. 03/05/2015 06:39 PM
State Report Shows Dropout, Crime Rate Falling in CMS
Positive numbers were released by the state on Thursday regarding Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. 03/05/2015 05:25 PM
NC Rep. McHenry Introduces 'No Free Rides Act'
As federal judges debate whether President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration is legal, a North Carolina congressman is promoting legislation that would block tax benefits for undocumented immigrants. With the No Free Rides Act, Rep. Patrick McHenry wants to ban any undocumented immigrant from using the earned income tax credit. 08:51 AM
Committee Recommends Extra I-485 Lane Stay Closed in Both Directions
A committee has recommended an extra lane on I-485 in both directions stay closed between I-77 and Rea Road. 03/05/2015 09:46 PM
Cat Missing for More Than 3 Years Reunited with Owner
A cat missing for more than three years was reunited with his owner this week. Rebecca Patt lived in Mooresville when her cat disappeared one day. She since moved to Asheville. This week, she got a call the cat was found all thanks to a microchip. 03/05/2015 04:15 PM
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'Got to Be NC' Competition Offers Chefs Chance to Prove Themselves
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State Board of Education Votes to Revoke Charters from Some Charter Schools
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Gov. McCrory Releases 2-Year Budget Proposal
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LaGuardia Airport Shuts Down After Plane Skids Off Runway
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Criminal Charges Will Not be Filed Against NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch
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