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Accused robbery of elderly now faces murder charge in death of 90-year-old

Accused robbery of elderly now faces murder charge in death of 90-year-old

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Gaston County Police have added a first-degree murder charge to a man accused of preying on the elderly,...


This CMS controversy inflamed a racial rift 7 years ago. Now leaders seek a do-over

This CMS controversy inflamed a racial rift 7 years ago. Now leaders seek a do-over

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Seven years ago Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools set off an explosion of controversy by forcing changes...


At Byers preK-8 school, the promise of continuity is undermined by homelessness

At Byers preK-8 school, the promise of continuity is undermined by homelessness

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When Anthony Calloway became principal at Walter G. Byers School, he liked the idea of seeing kids arrive...


Gentrification presents opportunity and challenge as Bruns K-8 school faces change

Gentrification presents opportunity and challenge as Bruns K-8 school faces change

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Two waves of change are converging at Bruns Academy. It’s one of eight hastily merged elementary/middle...


Grim numbers, happy families: Ashley Park PreK-8 is a study in contradiction

Grim numbers, happy families: Ashley Park PreK-8 is a study in contradiction

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Ashley Park Principal Meaghan Loftus cringes when the school board reviews data on her school. She knows...


Finance workers: This is why you want to live in the Queen City

Finance workers: This is why you want to live in the Queen City

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Workers in the finance sector in search of the "sweet spot" for housing can look no further the Queen...


Former judge pleads guilty to offering FBI agent Bud Light in exchange for wifes texts

Former judge pleads guilty to offering FBI agent Bud Light in exchange for wifes texts

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A former Wayne County judge has worked out a plea arrangement with federal prosecutors in which he admitted...


Teen posed with rifle, posted message dont come to school tomorrow, officials say

Teen posed with rifle, posted message dont come to school tomorrow, officials say

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An Iredell County student who posted his photo on social media holding a gun with warning for students...


Price of Charlotte council retreat this year in Raleigh? Second highest in decade.

Price of Charlotte council retreat this year in Raleigh? Second highest in decade.

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Charlotte’s January budget retreat in Raleigh cost nearly $42,000, making it the second-most expensive...


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Shelby metals company gets $15M armored-vehicles contract

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A Shelby metals company has a new $15 million contract with the U.S. State Department to add armor to...


NoDa expansion on menu for this burger, beer-centered restaurant

NoDa expansion on menu for this burger, beer-centered restaurant

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It’ll be Moo & Brew — times two. The burger-and-beer joint has signed a lease for the...


State Shuts Down Primrose School of Ballantyne Daycare

State Shuts Down Primrose School of Ballantyne Daycare

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The state is shutting down the Primrose School of Ballantyne immediately for a history of noncompliance.


Berryhill outperforms other high-poverty preK-8 schools in CMS. Heres the secret.

Berryhill outperforms other high-poverty preK-8 schools in CMS. Heres the secret.

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Berryhill School has long been a standout among Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s high-poverty schools....


How this weeks cold snap could change your strawberry delivery date

How this weeks cold snap could change your strawberry delivery date

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The succulent taste of spring – strawberries – may be a little late topping your shortcake...


Why companies are turning to headhunting firms

Why companies are turning to headhunting firms

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There was a time when business leaders resorted to working with headhunters only for the seemingly impossible...


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