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 2021-09-07 22:16 

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A former football star living near Charlotte faces jail in NFL health care fraud case...

Former University of Miami, Washington Redskins star Clinton Portis pleads guilty in fraud case that bilked NFL health care plan. He lives in Fort Mill, SC....

 2021-09-07 22:07 

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1 dead, 6 injured in crash involving van towing kayaks in NC mountains, officials say...

A Jeep collided head-on with a van towing a trailer of kayaks in Western North Carolina on Monday, killing one person and hospitalizing several others....

 2021-09-07 21:35 

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NASCAR fines Kyle Busch for safety violation at Darlington...

NASCAR fined Kyle Busch on Monday as a result of reckless driving when he entered the garage at Darlington Raceway in the Southern 500 motorsports race....

 2021-09-07 21:25 

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The heart of Plaza Midwood will soon undergo major changes. Here's the latest....

New renderings show a glimpse of a development coming to Central Avenue in Plaza Midwood. The site will have apartments, restaurant, retail and office space....

 2021-09-07 21:11 

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Former Panthers kicker Joey Slye finds a new team...

Former Carolina Panthers kicker Joey Slye, who struggled last month, was recently added to the Houston Texans practice squad. Slye was brought in on Monday....

 2021-09-07 20:24 

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'This has to stop.' Charlotte NAACP calls for end to violence on streets, in schools....

More emotional support is needed for Black and brown students returning to Charlotte schools in-person for the first time in 18 months, NAACP leaders said Tuesday....

 2021-09-07 19:50 

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9/11: 20 voices, 20 years later + Charlotte police, firefighters reps on vaccine mandate...

Happy Tuesday, Charlotte. Kristen here, hoping you had a nice long weekend. Despite COVID's spread, the Charlotte area's arts groups have found ways to thrive and continue spreading creativity and joy in our community. In our new Fall Arts series,...

 2021-09-07 18:22 

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Talking Preps: playoff qualifications, Mr. Football, Chambers Jalen Swindell...

Chambers High School star Jalen Swindell guests on this week's Talking Preps where we address the Leesville Road/New Hanover controversy and discuss if CMS should allow schools to play publics...

 2021-09-07 17:49 

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Reps for Charlotte police, firefighters 'united' against any possible vaccine mandate...

Charlotte police, firefighter organizations oppose the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for city workers, in a letter to local officials, City Council....

 2021-09-07 17:46 

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Deaths, damage from Ida and Fred were a taste of what's to come for NC...

Other states have begun aggressive programs to adapt to increased flooding and storms. To compete for business, North Carolina must keep up with them....

 2021-09-07 10:31 

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Symphony musicians got creative in COVID downtime, find joy in returning to the stage...

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra in NC underwent big changes to how it delivered music during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, it's returning to live performances....

 2021-09-07 10:31 

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In Charlotte and around the world, our lives were changed forever on Sept. 11, 2001...

Meet a World Trade Center victim, Ground Zero firefighter, pilot, Muslim flight attendant and others with ties to Charlotte, NC, who were affected by Sept. 11....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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Former NY firefighter recounts helping to dig for survivors in the days following 9/11...

Charlotte Fire Marshal Kevin Miller was a New York firefighter on Sept. 11, 2001. He was making its way to Ground Zero when the second tower collapsed....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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Charlotte history professor has taught the backdrop of 9/11 since the day after the attacks...

UNCC professor Steve Sabol teaches the cultural implications of 9/11 to students, many of whom hadn't heard of al-Qaida before the U.S. war with Afghanistan....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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Fall Arts Guide: Charlotte groups move on with lots of stories to share, despite COVID...

The Charlotte Observer's annual Fall Arts guide looks at how employees of arts and culture groups have weathered COVID-19, and what they are looking forward to....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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I was born just before Sept. 11, 2001. The attacks changed the way I grew up....

On September 11, 2001, Jimmy and Dori Morales were terrified of the attacks in New York. The aftermath, including war in Afghanistan and Iraq, changed society....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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What it's like to raise children born on Sept. 11, a day marked with tragedy...

Twins Kayla and Kendall Finley, who are growing up outside of Charlotte, NC, in Fort Mill, have a 9/11 birthday that will always be linked to the attacks....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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Charlotte imam shares first-hand experiences with Islamophobia post 9/11...

John Ederer, imam at the Charlotte Muslim Community Center, addresses jihad and the anti-Islamic rhetoric that grew after the September 11, 2001, attacks....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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Midway across the Atlantic, this pilot was the last to land in North America on 9/11...

On the day of the September 11 attacks, U.S. Airways pilot Guy Gullick, now based in Charlotte, was flying across the Atlantic. He ended up in Gander, Canada....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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The aftermath of 9/11 through the eyes of a Muslim flight attendant trainer...

Rose Hamid, a Muslim flight attendant, was working in the Charlotte training department at U.S. Airways, on Sept. 11, 2001. She was prepared for backlash....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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On the morning of 9/11, she unknowingly sent her boyfriend to Ground Zero...

On the day of the al-Qaida masterminded September 11 attacks, Charlottean Kevin Larsh was in Manhattan, heading toward the South Tower before it fell....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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Huntersville man who lost his mom on 9/11 reflects not on the attacks but remembering her...

Doug Schroeder, who lost his mother, Ruth Lapin, on Sept. 11, 2001, sees the 20th anniversary as a day for living victims to remember their loved ones....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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Her childhood disrupted by 9/11, this military daughter now teaches CMS students...

Kiara Eden, a Ridge Road Middle School teacher in Charlotte, connects the Sept. 11 attacks with her father's military deployments from to Afghanistan and Iraq....

 2021-09-07 10:30 

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Charlotte banker's harrowing escape from the World Trade Center's North Tower on 9/11...

David Paventi, a banker from Charlotte, NC, escaped from the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York the day of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks....

 2021-09-06 23:28 

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Man tried running over dad, officers with car during dispute, North Carolina cops say...

A North Carolina man was shot by police after allegedly attempting to run his father and two officers over with his car in Conover, authorities say....

 2021-09-06 21:33 

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Mysterious shaking and loud explosion heard across Tennessee county stump officials...

Police in Clarksville, Tennessee, said several residents reported feeling the ground shake and hearing a loud explosion. They say "unknown phenomena" caused it....

 2021-09-06 19:58 

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NC sent millions to private schools with anti-LGBTQ policies + How Charlotte has grown, shrunk...
 2021-09-06 18:39 

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Murder suspect plunges through ceiling while hiding from police, Tennessee officials say...

A Tennessee man accused of murder was arrested after falling through an apartment ceiling, where he was hiding from police, according to the U.S. Marshals....

 2021-09-06 18:34 

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14-year-old faces murder charge in triple shooting that left 1 dead, 2 hurt, CMPD says...

A 14-year-old male faces a murder charge after a triple shooting Sunday that ended with a 16-year-old dead and two others wounded in north Charlotte, CMPD says....

 2021-09-06 17:21 

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House with 'river' running through living room sells in Tennessee. Take a look inside...

A mid-century modern home in Knoxville, Tennessee, sells for $745,000. The home has an interior water feature that looks like a river running through the living area....

 2021-09-06 16:51 

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One of the Panthers' starting offensive lineman was placed on the COVID/reserve list...

The Carolina Panthers placed starting left guard John Miller on their COVID/reserve list Monday. He could potentially miss the Panthers season-opener Sunday....

 2021-09-06 16:51 

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Baby Yoda doll was full of fentanyl pills disguised as painkillers, Tennessee cops say...

A Michigan man faces charges of drug possession after allegedly trying to sell fentanyl pills hidden inside a Baby Yoda toy in Tennessee, authorities say....

 2021-09-06 12:32 

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Homicide investigated northeast of Uptown Charlotte, CMPD says. Female died at scene...

A homicide investigation is underway after an "unresponsive female" was found early Monday in the 400 block of E. 22nd Street in northeast Charlotte....

 2021-09-06 11:00 

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'It hit hard.' Mallard Creek High finally back on field after COVID ripped through team...

Mallard Creek High School beat Providence Friday night, playing its first football game in Week 3 due to COVID protocols...

 2021-09-06 10:00 

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NC sent millions to private schools with anti-LGBTQ+ policies...

While North Carolina's school voucher program has grown, some Charlotte, NC private schools that receive the state money still have anti-LGBTQ policies....

 2021-09-06 10:00 

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The Charlotte region has strong population gains. Which areas grew and which shrank?...

Mecklenburg and its surrounding counties had a growth in population since 2010, but some neighborhoods in the region lost population, an Observer analysis found....

 2021-09-06 10:00 

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Mecklenburg's highest COVID-19 case rate is still in uptown Charlotte. Here's the map....

Uptown Charlotte posts Mecklenburg County's highest COVID-19 case rates for the second week in a row....

 2021-09-06 02:43 

Charlotte Observer

NASCAR race results: Denny Hamlin wins first playoff race at Darlington...

Who won the NASCAR Cup race at Darlington? Denny Hamlin won the race. Kyle Larson finished in second. How did the playoff drivers do?...

 2021-09-05 21:26 

Charlotte Observer

NASCAR at Darlington live updates: Cup playoff race tonight...

What time does the NASCAR race start today at Darlington in South Carolina? Who will win and what are the odds, predictions? Get TV channel, race results here....

 2021-09-05 21:10 

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Man drowns after treading water long enough to save 6-year-old in Tennessee lake...

He and the 6-year-old, believed to be his daughter, fell off their personal watercraft. He treaded water enough to keep her above water. His body was recovered....

 2021-09-05 19:11 

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It's time to vote for the Charlotte Observer athlete of the week (9.10.21)...

Meet nominees for Charlotte Observer high school athlete of the week. Voting is open until Friday...

 2021-09-05 17:07 

Charlotte Observer

NASCAR at Darlington live updates: Sheldon Creed on the pole for Trucks race...

Lap-by-lap highlights for the NASCAR Truck Series playoff race at Darlington Raceway, the In It To Win It 200. Full results and live updates from the motorsports race....

 2021-09-05 16:35 

Charlotte Observer

Airborne BMW crushes 60-year-old man in drunk driving crash, Tennessee police say...

Police in Nashville, Tennessee, say the BMW, driven by a 20-year-old accused of being drunk, went airborne and landed on another car, killing a 60-year-old man....

 2021-09-05 13:22 

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1 dead, 2 wounded during shooting spree in northeast Charlotte neighborhood, CMPD says...

A 911 call about "several people" shot in the 4900 block of Springview Road in northeast Charlotte led CMPD to three people with wounds. One of them has died...

 2021-09-05 11:00 

Charlotte Observer

NASCAR playoffs are here, COVID cases are rising and drivers will hardly talk about vaccine...

NASCAR playoff drivers say COVID-19 is a concern, but few have said that they're vaccinated and NASCAR hasn't released its vaccination rates....

 2021-09-05 10:30 

Charlotte Observer

Mallard Creek among 4 new teams in the Observer's Sweet 16 high school football poll...
 2021-09-05 09:00 

Charlotte Observer

COVID cases at Duke lead to new restrictions. Do experts think that's the right move?...

Duke University sets new restrictions amid rise in coronavirus cases among vaccinated students & employees. It will prevent further community transmission....

 2021-09-05 03:32 

Charlotte Observer

Clemson is vulnerable. Georgia exposed the Tigers and QB Uiagalelei, who looked awful...

Georgia's defense dominated Clemson football on Saturday, sacking DJ Uiagalelei 7 times in a 10-3 win for the Bulldogs in Charlotte at Bank of America Stadium....

 2021-09-04 23:30 

Charlotte Observer

NASCAR Cup race at Darlington prediction: Who will win the first playoff race...

NASCAR prediction for the Cup race Sunday at Darlington Raceway. This is the first playoff race of the season. Here are drivers to watch, who could win....

 2021-09-04 22:31 

Charlotte Observer

It's time to vote for the Charlotte Observer high school football player of the week...

meet the nominees for the Charlotte Observer high school football player of the week. Vote as often as you want...

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