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November 20, 2017 - 6:28 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Authorities say a man attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old girl at a Christmas show in North Carolina. In a statement released Sunday, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said witnesses interceded Saturday night at the Southern Christmas Show when they noticed a man...
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November 17, 2017 - 12:41 pm
Radio broadcaster, Robert Raiford, has passed away at the age of 89. Raiford was best known for his political and social commentary on "The John Boy and Billy Big Show," a Charlotte morning radio show that originated at "99.7 The Fox." After a stroke, Raiford left the airwaves in August 2015...
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November 09, 2017 - 6:32 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Senate Republicans on Wednesday promised full but brisk debate with outside input on potentially dramatic changes to North Carolina's judiciary, including new election districts or eliminating head-to-head races for judgeships. Meeting for the first time, a special Senate...
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November 07, 2017 - 9:46 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A nearly 30-year veteran of local government was the definitive choice of voters on Tuesday and she will become the first African-American woman to run North Carolina's largest city. Vi Lyles, Charlotte's mayor pro tem, sent out a Twitter post saying ``We are victorious!'' With...
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November 07, 2017 - 6:35 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Voters in North Carolina's major cities are turning out Tuesday to select mayors, and for Charlotte, it will be the city's sixth mayor since 2009. The fifth mayor on the list was Jennifer Roberts, but her bid for re-election ended when she lost the Democratic primary after her...
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November 03, 2017 - 8:25 am
It feels like forever since we've had a Sunday afternoon football game at Bank of America Stadium – six weeks to be exact. We finally get one this weekend as the Panthers welcome the Atlanta Falcons for an NFC South showdown, and it should be a good one. The Falcons are coming off a 25-20 win over...
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Lauren Hoffman
November 01, 2017 - 9:59 am
Researchers have found if you drink Montmorency tart cherry juice one hour before you go to bed, you will sleep longer. It is said to give you up to 84 minutes more of snooze time. According to the Daily Mail , it is a natural sleeping aid that stops the build-up of chemicals in your brain which...
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