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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this."

Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold
A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.

Ferguson City Council seeks changes to DOJ agreement
The Ferguson City Council delayed ratification of an agreement with the Justice Department that would avert a civil rights lawsuit that federal officials could bring to force changes in the police department. 

Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election-year budget
President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like education, health care and climate change with new taxes on crude oil, the wealthy and big...

Trump, Sanders claim New Hampshire after second-place Iowa finishes
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have won the New Hampshire primary.

CMS board votes 6-3 to extend Ann Clark’s contract one year
Before the search vote, the board spent more than two hours hearing from parents and employees with sharply mixed views about the importance of neighborhood schools and diversity.

FB Mike Tolbert wants to be back, but do Panthers want him?
One role Tolbert didn’t want to assume Tuesday was that of general manager. Tolbert, who becomes an unrestricted free agent in March, was asked whether he’d be back in Charlotte next season.

Waiting for answers on coal ash in Belmont
More than 100 households near the plant, their wells contaminated, have subsisted on bottled water since last spring. Homeowners appear unpersuaded by Duke’s insistence that ash didn’t taint their water.

Costco plans 1st Lake Norman location in Mooresville
The 155,500-square-foot Costco would be the development’s major anchor, according to Mooresville Planning Board documents. The Costco would include gas pumps.

UNC's Williams taken to locker room after feeling dizzy
North Carolina coach Roy Williams got dizzy and had to be taken to the locker room during the second half of the Tar Heels game at Boston College on Tuesday night.

Cam Newton: 'I have no more tears to cry,' discusses press conference walk off
Newton's reaction to the Super Bowl loss has made headlines since Sunday, but Newton says he has no regrets about walking out of a postgame interview with the media.

Smallest baby born at Charlotte hospital goes home
Megan and Eric's daughter, little E'layah Faith, was born on September 23 after an emergency C-section. She was 14 weeks early and weighed just 10 ounces - lighter than a can of soda.

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Public comments on CMS student assignment plan
The discussion over the CMS student assignment plan continued Tuesday night.The board of education listened to public...

Police officers dance, game with at-risk teens
The York County Public Library is teaming up with the Rock Hill Police Department for a one-of-a-kind game night for ...

Smallest surviving baby at Carolinas HealthCare System goes home from hospital
One of the world's smallest surviving babies, born in Charlotte, is finally home from the hospital. E'Layah Faith Peg...

NASCAR's Drive for Diversity Program
From rushing for yards on the field to fueling cars at the track, one NASCAR program is hoping to recruit traditional...

North Carolina voters caught in limbo over redistricting battle
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Attorneys for the state of North Carolina asked federal judges to delay an order requiring two ...

Mayor Roberts places friendly wager with Denver Mayor Hancock
Mayor Jennifer Roberts placed a friendly mayor-to-mayor wager on Super Bowl 50 with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.The ...

CPCC student robbed at knifepoint, police search for suspect
The Huntersville Police Department is searching for a man they say robbed another person at knifepoint Tuesday mornin...

Registered sex offender gets 19+ years for online enticement of a minor
A registered sex offender was sentenced Tuesday to more than 19 years in a federal prison on charges of online entice...

York teen sentenced for killing baby brother in fire
YORK, S.C. -- A teen has been ordered to spend 15 years in prison for setting a fire that killed his 14-month-old ste...

Birthday cards for teen attacked by dog as toddler
You can help make North Carolina boy's 16th birthday extra special this month by sending him a birthday card.Garrett ...

Four dogs die in southeast Charlotte fire
Charlotte Fire Department responded to a house fire Tuesday morning where four deceased dogs were found.

The fire ha...

'Coach Beam' gives Ellen recap of his Super Bowl experience
Braylon Beam, a Denver, NC 6-year-old battling brain cancer stole the heart of thousands when he was dubbed honorary ...

NC regulator fines Duke Energy nearly $7M for coal ash spill
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina environmental regulators say they're fining the country's largest electric compa...

Injuries reported in wreck involving two school buses
Two schools buses wrecked on KentBerry Drive near Coulwood Middle School Tuesday morning.

Students were on board and...

Super Bowl wagers a success for local charity, university
As Panthers nation looks to recover from Sunday's devastating loss to the Broncos, many around the Queen City are pre...

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EPA says its investigation of Duke Energy’s Dan River spill continues
The Environmental Protection Agency says it has no “specific concerns” with N.C. regulators taking unilateral action ...



CBJ Afternoon Buzz: Strong labor data reported; Sears to speed up store closu...
Good afternoon. Wrap up the workday with CBJ Afternoon Buzz, a daily feature that bundles a stock market roundup with...



Panthers brass, players look ahead to 2016
Yes, the season wrap-up for the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday included more than just questions — and answers — about ...



Which Charlotte-area occupations have the most openings? (SLIDESHOW)
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released some good news for job seekers on Tuesday. In its Job Openings and Labo...



Thirsty Nomad Brewing targets spring opening
Thirsty Nomad Brewing Co. is one step closer to opening. The Charlotte brewery has gained federal approval for its B...



Cam Newton defiant over Super Bowl critiques
There were no walk-offs for Cam Newton with reporters on Tuesday at Bank of America Stadium. The Carolina Panthers qu...



Tyson Foods' $5 million investment at Monroe facility could bring more jobs
Tyson Foods Inc. will spend $5 million to add new equipment at its Monroe complex, a project that could include the a...



Time to pay up: Singing CEO, tattoos and more as Charlotteans make good on Su...
As if the Carolina Panthers' loss in Super Bowl 50 wasn't painful enough, a number of Charlotte businesses and indivi...



Home sales activity continues to decline across Charlotte region
Home sales activity across the Charlotte region continued its dip in January, declining 10.6% from a year earlier, ac...



New CEO to be named at Carolina HealthCare on Thursday?
Will Carolinas HealthCare System name CEO Michael Tarwater’s successor on Thursday? The Charlotte health-care system...