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 2021-10-26 21:08 

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'Protect us, pay us': Charlotte McDonald's strike small, but organizers plan to persist...

Just one McDonald's employee walked out, joined a group of health care workers in Charlotte to protest sex harassment, unfair wages at the fast food restaurant....

 2021-10-26 20:37 

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Hospital exec gets $10M from jury. Why? + Delta to increase flight options at CLT...

Happy Tuesday, folks. Kristen here. A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee voted in favor of authorizing Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 on Oct. 26. What happens next? Learn more here....

 2021-10-26 20:15 

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Carolina Panthers release their punter and place a starting lineman on IR...

The Carolina Panthers NFL team placed starting offensive lineman on injured reserve Tuesday and released punter Ryan Winslow. Joe Charlton returns Week 9....

 2021-10-26 20:07 

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Hospital exec said he was fired for being a white male. An NC jury gave him $10 million....
 2021-10-26 19:42 

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Talking Preps NC: thin blue line flag flown at CMS school, NCHSAA playoff breakdown...

Talking Preps NC returns with discussion of a thin blue line flag being flown at a CMS school, a breakdown of the NCHSAA playoff system, new state rankings, Fresh Faces, Grices Gems and more...

 2021-10-26 18:36 

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Husband paid hit man in Bitcoin to kill his wife — but BBC tipped off the FBI, feds say...

A 59-year-old man accused of paying a hit man with Bitcoin to murder his wife on her way to a veterinarian appointment in Tennessee has pleaded guilty....

 2021-10-26 16:21 

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Delta set to increase flight options at CLT to this popular destination...

Delta Air Lines will increase its number of flights to New York City from Charlotte Douglas International Airport by November....

 2021-10-26 15:40 

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Another death reported on Blue Ridge Parkway as 84-year-old man found unresponsive...

Blue Ridge Parkway said an 84-year-old was found unresponsive in VA along the NC border after a "sudden medical emergency," the area's 13th death this year....

 2021-10-26 12:48 

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Even in their first loss, in OT to Boston, Charlotte Hornets show positive signs...

The Charlotte Hornets lost in overtime to Boston Monday night, but they continue to create some early-season buzz behind LaMelo Ball and Miles Bridges....

 2021-10-26 11:00 

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Analysis: Understanding what's wrong with Sam Darnold and if the Panthers can fix it...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold has inconsistent play because of bad mechanics and offensive line play. Film review and analysis of NFL QB Darnold....

 2021-10-26 11:00 

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UNC Charlotte professor's podcast connects witchcraft, how we interact on social media...

Heather Freeman, a UNC Charlotte professor, has created a podcast and film called Familiar Shapes that connects witch trial behavior and social media....

 2021-10-26 10:30 

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World War I-era textile mill in NoDa to house apartments as part of $50M project...

A $50 million apartment project in NoDa will refurbish the vacant Johnston textile Mill on North Davidson Street in Charlotte along with new construction....

 2021-10-26 10:00 

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Protests ensue at NC charter school over teacher vaccine mandate...
 2021-10-26 10:00 

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Beheadings, murder, uninvited ghosts: The spookiest stories to tell about Charlotte...

Charlotte, NC ghost stories include the Man from Highland Mill, Devil Charlie, Carolina Theater's Fred and the Lonely Local at Alexander Michael's....

 2021-10-26 10:00 

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NC prisons scan letters, cards to disrupt smuggling. Could the practice alienate inmates?...

NC prison officials say a new electronic mail system will help foil drug smugglers. But critics say it will leave inmates more disconnected from the outside world....

 2021-10-26 01:44 

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Celtics deal Hornets first loss. Three things we learned from Charlotte vs. Boston...

Lamelo Ball and the Charlotte Hornets faced the Boston Celtics in a 2021 NBA game on Monday at Spectrum Center. Who got the win? What was the score?...

 2021-10-26 00:03 

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Cardinal Gibbons girls golf tied for lead at NC 4A state finals...

Monday's NCHSAA dual team tennis results and volleyball pairings, plus NCISAA state semifinal pairings...

 2021-10-25 21:16 

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What you need to know about Deshaun Watson and the Panthers' potential interest...

Trade talks have heated up regarding Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and the Carolina Panthers could get involved. Watson comes at a high salary cap cost....

 2021-10-25 21:07 

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NC tax preparer twice burned files to dodge feds. 'That's one fire too many,' judge says...

Former tax preparer Tina Wells of Charlotte sentenced to prison over fraudulent returns that led to a $3.4 million tax loss. She set fires to burn the evidence...

 2021-10-25 20:23 

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Shooting in Charlotte injures 3 people, 2 with life-threatening injuries, Medic says...

Three people were shot at an apartment complex in the 1700 block of Willow Haven Lane in Charlotte NC, Mecklenburg EMS said. Two have life-threatening injuries....

 2021-10-25 18:49 

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Hornets see a new side of LaMelo Ball + CMS considering canceling class next Monday...

Welcome to the week, everyone. This is Kristen. Today, I'd like to introduce you to our newest colleague here at the Observer. Meet Ellis Williams, Panthers analyst and reporter. You can say hi to him here, and make sure to keep an eye out for his byl...

 2021-10-25 17:42 

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Woman hit by double-decker tour bus and trapped underneath in Nashville, officials say...

Officials in Nashville, Tennessee, said the woman was critically injured when she was hit by a double-decker tour bus and trapped underneath Saturday evening....

 2021-10-25 17:41 

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Here's why workers are planning a one-day strike at a west Charlotte McDonald's...

McDonald's and other low-wage workers will walk out in Charlotte as part of a 10-city one-day strike, said NC Raise Up, local branch of national Fight for $15....

 2021-10-25 17:14 

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Discovery Place lets you experience liftoff to the moon, with interactive Apollo exhibit...

The exhibit Apollo: When We Went to the Moon at Discovery Place Science in Charlotte, NC aims to offer a deeper understanding of America's space race....

 2021-10-25 16:31 

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Wednesday Night Live: There's a new way for you to visit some Charlotte museums for free...

On Wednesdays, get free admission to the Mint, the Bechtler and the Gantt, plus special programming at the four Levine Center for the Arts institutions....

 2021-10-25 16:28 

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CMS considering canceling class Monday after Halloween...

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools may give students November 1st off for mental health and staff/teacher workday time. If approved, students will have a four-day break starting with Halloween weekend....

 2021-10-25 16:21 

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I watched Sunday's race in Chase Elliott's hometown and realized why he loves Dawsonville...

Dawsonville, Georgia has produced some of NASCAR's biggest stars, including Chase Elliott and Bill Elliott. It's a small town proud of its and racing roots....

 2021-10-25 16:16 

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Another Panthers starting offensive lineman sidelined with injury...

Carolina Panthers right guard John Miller suffered an ankle injury in Sunday's NFL game against the NY Giants. He will likely miss weeks with the injury....

 2021-10-25 15:40 

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Here's how many Concord airport, airline workers are required to get COVID vaccines...

The Concord-Padgett Regional Airport operates more than 100 flights a month with 45 city employees. Here are the vaccine requirements for companies at the airport....

 2021-10-25 15:03 

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Wells Fargo is revamping its website and mobile app. Here's what to expect....

Wells Fargo will make changes to its digital banking next year. Customers can expect a new website, a new mobile app and a virtual assistant called Fargo....

 2021-10-25 14:17 

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Rising food costs mean you'll pay more for pasta at this Charlotte food spot...

Pasta and Provisions, a Charlotte, NC business that makes fresh pasta and sauce, said rising food costs are leading it to increase prices and eliminate items....

 2021-10-25 12:42 

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Hornets see a new side of LaMelo Ball. He 'damn near told coach' to keep him on the bench...

LaMelo Ball told James Borrego to leave Ish Smith in during the fourth quarter of Charlotte Hornets game vs Brooklyn Nets because he was playing well....

 2021-10-25 11:00 

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The Panthers open as underdogs against the Atlanta Falcons, who've won 2 straight...

The Carolina Panthers open as underdogs ahead of their NFL game against their Atlanta Falcons NFC South rival. Betting line, gambling info and over/under...

 2021-10-25 10:49 

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Road closures disrupting school traffic as SWAT incident continues near South Tryon...

Traffic is backed up early Monday along South Tryon Street south of Carowinds Boulevard, due to a SWAT situations that remains unresolved, according to CMPD....

 2021-10-25 10:30 

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NWS annual Charlotte winter weather forecast touches on drought predictions...

NWS Climate Prediction Center anticipates dry winter for Charlotte area, with possible drought development. An NWS forecaster doesn't expect drastic conditions....

 2021-10-25 10:30 

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Here are some of the best spots around Charlotte to grab a bowl of ramen...

Whether you're craving familiar Tonkotsu Ramen or another creative Japanese noodle bowl, you'll find delicious options at these restaurants in Charlotte, NC....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Another homicide reported in Charlotte's South End area. The victim was 21, CMPD says...

A 21-year-old man was fatally shot around 2:17 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of West Carson Boulevard in South End, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say....

 2021-10-25 10:00 

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Four things we learned from the Carolina Panthers' 25-3 loss to the New York Giants...

The Carolina Panthers lost 25-3 to the New York Giants, which was their most disappointing loss of the 2021 NFL season. What we learned about Charlotte NC team....

 2021-10-25 10:00 

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Your guide to preordering a Thanksgiving 2021 dinner in Charlotte...

Don't wait until the holiday: Charlotte, NC restaurants are accepting preorders now for takeout turkey dinners, dessert and other Thanksgiving meal options....

 2021-10-25 10:00 

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COVID case rate drops in nearly every Mecklenburg neighborhood. Did it in yours?...

COVID-19 trends continue to decrease in Mecklenburg County, including case rates, positivity rate, hospitalizations and daily infections....

 2021-10-25 09:30 

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This NC high school football star reached his NFL dream. Now he has another: singing...
 2021-10-25 08:59 

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Meet Ellis Williams, the newest Panthers analyst and reporter for The Charlotte Observer...

The Carolina Panthers got a new beat reporter on Monday. Ellis Williams joins The Charlotte Observer as the new reporter. He previously covered Cleveland Browns...

 2021-10-25 02:10 

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Cox Mill golfer, Ardrey Kell team aim at state championships...

Golfers from Cox Mill, Ardrey Kell and other Charlotte and Raleigh area will try to win NCHSAA state championships this week...

 2021-10-24 23:24 

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Panthers must say no to temptation of Deshaun Watson. They have enough problems already...

Deshaun Watson joining the Carolina Panthers in a trade would be a bad move. The Panthers have enough problems with Sam Darnold and Matt Rhule in another loss....

 2021-10-24 22:20 

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Michael Jordan's Nike sneakers from 1984 game sold for record amount at auction...

NBA star Michael Jordan's Nike sneakers that he wore in his fifth game with the Chicago Bulls were sold Sunday by Sotheby's auction for a record $1.47 million....

 2021-10-24 22:20 

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The Hornets are 3-0 for the first time in history. Three things we learned vs. Brooklyn...

The Charlotte Hornets lost to the Brooklyn Nets 111-95 in a 2021 NBA game on Sunday at Barclays Center. Miles Bridges had 32 points for Hornets who are 3-0....

 2021-10-24 21:59 

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Grading the Carolina Panthers in their Week 7 loss to the New York Giants...

The Carolina Panthers were led by Sam Darnold without Christian McCaffrey and faced the Saquon Barkley-less New York Giants. Here is their Week 7 report card....

 2021-10-24 21:58 

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Analysis: The Panthers are actively getting worse each week. It's clear who's to blame...
 2021-10-24 20:02 

Charlotte Observer

Giants 25, Panthers 3: Reaction as Sam Darnold gets benched in an embarrassing loss...

Did the Panthers win? The Carolina Panthers lost to the New York Giants by a score of 25-3 in a 2021 NFL game on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Sam Darnold benched....

 2021-10-24 19:34 

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Carolina Panthers bench Sam Darnold in the fourth quarter vs. Giants...

Sam Darnold, quarterback of the Carolina Panthers, was benched Sunday in the fourth quarter of their game against the New York Giants. PJ Walker is the backup....

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