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Jim Szoke
September 21, 2017 - 7:12 am
In the NFL, the phrase "next man up" of course refers to a back-up player being promoted due to the player in front of him getting injured. In the Panthers case, 8-year veteran Ed Dickson becomes the starter for Pro Bowl player Greg Olsen at tight end, which leads to a chain reaction. Ed Dickson is...
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September 13, 2017 - 6:29 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The woman who is second in command to the mayor of North Carolina's largest city is now poised to replace her after capturing a primary victory on Tuesday. Charlotte Mayor Pro Tempore Vi Lyles defeated incumbent Mayor Jennifer Roberts in the Democratic primary, capturing 46...
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September 12, 2017 - 11:07 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Thousands of people are without electricity after the outer bands from Tropical Storm Irma swept across North Carolina. Duke Energy reported about 60,000 customers without service early Tuesday. The biggest problems were reported in Buncombe, Mecklenburg and Jackson counties...
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September 07, 2017 - 9:46 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Police in North Carolina have shot and killed a man who they say refused to drop a handgun. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told local media the man had called police Wednesday night and said he had a gun. Police spokeswoman Cindy Wallace said in a news release...
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September 06, 2017 - 8:42 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party has condemned a social media post by a mayoral candidate that listed her skin color among her qualifications. Kimberley Barnette is one of three candidates in next week's mayoral primary in Charlotte. On her Facebook page,...
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