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CMS board members urged to support proposed budget More than a dozen school district employees, students and residents asked the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School board to support Superintendent Heath Morrison?s proposed 2014-15 budget during a public hearing Tuesday night.Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 3 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Vigil for Mother Earth Filip Zembowicz, 9, lights Stefania Przystanski?s candle while Alan Burns looks on during a candlelight vigil at Trade and Tryon Streets on Tuesday in honor of Earth Day. The vigil…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 5 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Matthews wreck sends 2 to hospital A wreck on Idlewild Road in Matthews sent two people to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.Click to Continue »
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Patrick Cannon corruption investigation spreads to Mecklenburg County records The U.S. Attorney?s Office Tuesday issued a subpoena to Mecklenburg County?s government, seeking records related to former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, County Attorney Marvin Bethune said.Click to Continue »
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Removing coal ash from all 14 Duke Energy sites could cost $10 billion Excavating coal ash from all 14 Duke Energy sites in North Carolina could cost $10 billion. Critics want the Charlotte electric utility to pay the bill for moving 102 million…Click to Continue »
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Defendant collapses while guilty verdict is read A Lincoln County businessman accused of being at the center of a multi-million-dollar retail theft ring collapsed in federal court Tuesday as his conviction was being read.Click to Continue »
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Republican Senate candidates pledge to close federal departments Four U.S. Senate candidates from a crowded Republican field agreed on most conservative policy points and reaffirmed their intention to cut the federal government.Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 7 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Full house expected for YMCA prayer breakfast Duke Energy?s Richard ?Stick? Williams will give the keynote address Thursday at the YMCA of Greater Charlotte?s 27th annual community prayer breakfast.Click to Continue »
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Prosecutor – and not her father – was intended victim in kidnapping, investigators say Prosecutors contend that a man serving a life sentence offered his co-conspirators $10,000 each to help him carry out two bizarre interstate plots.Click to Continue »
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4 candidates for Mecklenburg Sheriff square off The Republican candidates for Mecklenburg County sheriff talked about changes they would bring to the office if elected, while the Democrats sparred over who was most fit to lead the…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 7 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina