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He agreed to write a killers story. Then a plot twist changed everything.

He agreed to write a killers story. Then a plot twist changed everything.

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Cedric Dean had just left Sunday services in the chapel of a Louisiana prison when a killer offered...


Intruders who broke into NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Childress home face more charges

Intruders who broke into NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Childress home face more charges

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Another layer has unfolded regarding an attempted break-in at Richard Childress’ home last month....


How did Tina Becker rise from Top Cats cheerleader to running the Panthers?

How did Tina Becker rise from Top Cats cheerleader to running the Panthers?

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The person Jerry Richardson hand-picked to keep watch of his Carolina Panthers blazed an unlikely career...


Garden retailer targets Lake Norman for expansion

Garden retailer targets Lake Norman for expansion

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Pike Nurseries is expanding its Charlotte-area footprint. The garden retailer says its third store will...


It\'s official: Carolina Hurricanes have a new owner

It's official: Carolina Hurricanes have a new owner

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The Carolina Hurricanes are changing hands. Peter Karmanos, who brought the team from Hartford, Conn.,...


For God  Country read bomb planted at Ashevilles airport. Defendant explains why.

For God Country read bomb planted at Ashevilles airport. Defendant explains why.

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A Tennessee man pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge after authorities said he planted a bomb at...


Her murder has puzzled police since 2016. They hope new video will lead to answers.

Her murder has puzzled police since 2016. They hope new video will lead to answers.

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Newly released surveillance footage appears to show a 2016 Charlotte homicide victim in the moments...


Why Uwharrie Bank is adding its first full-service branch in Charlotte

Why Uwharrie Bank is adding its first full-service branch in Charlotte

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Look for another bank to enter the Charlotte market within two months with a retail branch.


As Panthers bidding ramps up, count San Antonio out for making play at team

As Panthers bidding ramps up, count San Antonio out for making play at team

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The city's window to bring an NFL team to the aging Alamodome is closing.


Huntsville, Ala. approves $320M in Toyota-Mazda local incentives

Huntsville, Ala. approves $320M in Toyota-Mazda local incentives

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The Huntsville City Council on Thursday approved incentives for the Toyota-Mazda plant in Alabama totaling...


Remember the glowing balls in the sky near Charlotte? Here are photos of two more.

Remember the glowing balls in the sky near Charlotte? Here are photos of two more.

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We are not alone, Observer readers say, at least in terms of mysterious “glowing balls”...


Who was the Charlotte officer wounded in ambush at police headquarters?

Who was the Charlotte officer wounded in ambush at police headquarters?

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The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officer wounded during an ambush Thursday night at police headquarters...


Nearly 100 to lose jobs as HireRight will close North Carolina branch

Nearly 100 to lose jobs as HireRight will close North Carolina branch

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A California-based background check company will permanently close its Charlotte branch in September...


This NC mountain town is without water after main breaks

This NC mountain town is without water after main breaks

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Much of the mountain town of Banner Elk, in North Carolina’s ski country, is without water Friday...


Inside the deal: Why hasty SCANA deal remains on shaky ground

Inside the deal: Why hasty SCANA deal remains on shaky ground

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Dominion Energy Inc.’s $7.9 billion proposal to buy SCANA Corp. came together with less than six...


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