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Duke Energy customers: Don't make us pay for coal ash cleanup
It was the coal ash spill along the Dan River that put Duke Energy on the radar of environmentalists and a number of governmental agencies.
Stranded climber rescued from NC mountain after fall
The climber is alive and was rescued from the side of the mountain nearly three hours after falling.
Capel Done as Head Basketball Coach at Appalachian State
After 4 seasons at Appalachian State, the school announced today that they will not renew the contract of men's head basketball coach Jason Capel.
Rumors of possible Steve Smith trade, jersey missing from online team store
Smith is a wide receiver with the team who has been with the team since 2001. After 13 seasons with the team, some are questioning if the 34-year-old is worth the $7 million cap.
Neuendorf resigns at Porter Ridge
After 1 season at Porter Ridge, Greg Neuendorf has stepped down as head football coach.
High School Basketball State Championship Schedule
We have 6 teams in our area that will be going for state championships this Saturday up in Raleigh and Chapel Hill. Here is the schedule for those games.
New and dangerous game has experts concerned
New drinking game has killed five men.
What is known about missing Malaysia Airlines jet
By The Associated Press An extensive search has revealed no sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. What authorities say is known as of Monday evening:
Officials: Charlotte officer involved in crash with motorcycle, truck
An investigation is underway after a Charlotte police officer was involved in a crash with a motorcycle before crashing head-on into another vehicle.
Health law cited as US uninsured rate drops
The share of Americans without health insurance is dropping to the lowest levels since President Barack Obama took office, but sign-ups under his health care law lag among Hispanics - a big pool of potential beneficiaries.
Stolen passports probed in Malaysian plane mystery
Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports, part of a growing international investigation into what they...
92-year-old minister sues over police treatment in Salisbury
A 92-year-old minister is suing the city of Salisbury, saying unreasonable force was used when a police officer tackled him and broke two bones.
Deputies: Child dies in illegal SC daycare
Officers found 23 children, including the kids in the basement with Wood's 16-year-old daughter and an unsupervised toddler in the backyard.
Judge won't dismiss Fort Bragg general's sex assault charges
Judge Col. James Pohl on Monday offered the defense team to let a different commanding general and prosecutors consider a plea deal that was previously rejected.
NAACP opposes choice for new SC college president
Local and South Carolina civil rights leaders say they oppose Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell, a Civil War re-enactor, for president of the College of Charleston.
Police: Teen accidentally shoots one of his best friends
Police Oakboro are investigating an accidental shooting that left one person dead Friday night.
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Union Co. parents plan to proceed with redistricting lawsuit
The move occurs as colleagues mourn sudden death of school board member who had introduced controversial redistricting plan.Click to Continue »
McCrory says Duke Energy didnt meet its responsibility in coal ash spill
Gov. Pat McCrory took questions at a Raleigh private school for an hour Monday and ended the forum with his own: ‘How do you pay for it?’Click to Continue »
General's court-martial is thrown into jeopardy
The sexual assault case against an Army general was thrown into jeopardy Monday when the judge said the military may have improperly pressed ahead with a trial to send a…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Police ask for public’s help in capturing suspect in fatal shooting
Police have identified a suspect in a fatal southwest Charlotte shooting that happened late Saturday afternoon and are asking the public to help find him.Click to Continue »
Hundreds gather to remember East Mecklenburg's 'Pop' Miller
Hundreds of people gathered Sunday to honor Leroy “Pop” Miller, an educator who helped Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools navigate the turbulent period of desegregation.Click to Continue »
State panel to ponder fate of StudentFirst charter
State charter officials will discuss Monday whether to stop paying for the deeply indebted StudentFirst Academy or let the board keep trying to save the Charlotte charter school that foundered…Click to Continue »
Union Co. school board member dies of stroke Sunday
John Crowder served on Union County school boards for 31 years and last week offered the surprise motion to approve a controversial redistricting plan.Click to Continue »
Police investigate north Charlotte shooting death
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police identified the victim of an early morning Saturday shooting and are asking anyone with information in the case to contact authorities.Click to Continue »
Duke Energy’s $1 billion cleanup: Who would pay?
The company has tried for years to avoid cleaning up the coal ash pits. It is now likely to ask that ratepayers cover the cost.Click to Continue »
New reports reveal hidden success and struggles in N.C. schools
Ratings of teacher effectiveness and student growth have been used internally for years. Now parents can see for themselves how effective individual schools are at helping students advance.Click to Continue »
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American Airlines: Bad weather caused 14K cancellations in February
How bad was the weather throughout the United States in February? You need only look at American Airlines Group Inc.?s (NASDAQ:AAL) cancellation figures for the month to get an idea.
Fort Worth, Texas-based American said in its monthly traffic report on Monday that it canceled 14,000 flights in...
Virginia group buys flex buildings for $11.1 million
A portfolio of four flex buildings in Arrowridge Business Park has sold to a Virginia investment group for $11.1 million.
The four properties total 200,000 square feet and are on Arrowridge Boulevard in southwest Charlotte, near the intersection of interstates 77 and 485. PMI Arrowridge, a limit...
Cardinal Innovations chooses Nicole McKinney for Mecklenburg post
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions has named Nicole McKinney as the regional executive director of its Mecklenburg operations center.
Cardinal Innovations is North Carolina?s largest Medicaid managed-care organization.
Kannapolis-based Cardinal Innovations recently signed a contract with...
Attention! Charlotte Bobcats recruit military members
An army of fans could be next for the Charlotte Bobcats. Make that Army. Not to mention members of the Navy, Air Force, Marines and National Guard.
The NBA franchise recently joined San Diego ecommerce company GovX to offer discounted tickets to current and retired members of the military as we...
Gas prices rising in Charlotte, U.S.
Gasoline prices in the Charlotte metro area are on the rise, though they remain lower than the national average, according to AAA Carolinas.
The local average today is $3.35 per gallon for regular unleaded, up from $3.32 a week ago, AAA?s fuel-price tracker shows. The Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hil...
Guess who cashed the biggest paycheck at Bank of America (Hint: It's not Bria...
Brian Moynihan stands to earn $14 million from his efforts leading Bank of America Corp. in 2013.
But his New York-based co-chief operating officer, Thomas Montag, who leads the bank's commercial banking and Wall Street businesses, stands to make $15.5 million.
Charlotte-based BofA disclosed ...
NC Democrats may close historic Raleigh headquarters
The North Carolina Democratic Party may be moving from its historic headquarters in downtown Raleigh due to a lack of funds.
At a meeting on Sunday, leaders were advised that the party may not be able to keep the historic Andrew Goodwin House at 220 Hillsborough St., WRAL-TV of Raleigh reports....
American Airlines, JetBlue end interline pact
American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) said Monday morning that it will end its long-standing agreement with JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU), which allowed travelers to book trips with connections involving both airlines on a single ticket.
Such interline traffic agreements help bolster r...
Belk to open $7M High Point store Wednesday
Belk Inc. will open its new $7 million department store in High Point on Wednesday. The 75,000-square-foot store is at the Palladium at Deep River Shopping Center.
A grand opening celebration is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., with special events and promotions planned.
The first 300 customers will re...
Does Chiquita merger mean it will violate Charlotte incentives agreement?
The merger of Chiquita Brands International Inc. and Fyffes plc of Ireland sends the combined company?s headquarters to Dublin ? which calls into question whether the company can live up to its promise to keep the Chiquita headquarters in Charlotte for 10 years.
Chiquita moved to Charlotte from ...