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June 26, 2017 - 2:22 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- "I am not going to die here," Tiffany Johnson said to herself. The 32-year-old Concord woman's defiance came during a life-threatening battle with a shark off the coast of the Bahamas. Johnson would eventually lose much of her right arm, but she had surgery at Carolinas...
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June 19, 2017 - 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is taking on a case about partisan advantage in redistricting that could affect elections across the United States. The justices on Monday said they will decide whether Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew electoral districts so out of whack with the state's...
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May 17, 2017 - 7:16 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a special election runoff to nominate a GOP candidate to fill the former South Carolina congressional seat of Mick Mulvaney (all times local): 9:20 p.m. The runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina’s 5th...
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May 17, 2017 - 7:00 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina legislators, reporters and activists are discussing political corruption and potential reforms. The South Carolina Progressive Network is hosting a public forum on corruption from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Marriott in downtown Columbia. The forum is divided into...
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May 17, 2017 - 6:57 am
RALEIGH, N.C. - Gov. Roy Cooper vowed Tuesday to act on his own to improve LGBT protections in North Carolina, where he faces criticism for compromising with Republicans to partially repeal a law limiting anti-discrimination protections. "I'm going to issue an executive order pretty soon that is...
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May 15, 2017 - 3:12 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- Two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department School Resource Officers responded to a domestic violence assault at Garinger High School on Monday. Police said they were advised that a 17-year-old male student was assaulting another student on the Sugar Creek parking lot entrance to...
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May 08, 2017 - 7:12 am
Around 5:30 a.m. on Monday May 8, Concord Fire Department responded to a reported house on fire located in the 400 block of Riverglen Dr NW. Fire crews arrived on scene within 4 minutes of being dispatched and found smoke coming from a window. The fire started near the stove and spread to the...
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May 08, 2017 - 6:13 am
A shootout involving a group of people in and outside a residence on Painter Lane northeast of Lincolnton has left one person dead. Lincoln County Communications Center received a call shortly before 2:45 p.m Saturday. that multiple shots had been fired near a residence. When deputies arrived on...
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May 08, 2017 - 5:52 am
Around 1,500 converged on Gastonia Saturday in the parking lot next to the Gaston Gazette to take advantage of "Convoy of Hope". Jason Bachman, outreach director for Convoy of Hope who was here from Springfield, Missouri, told WBT News he had been working with the team from Gaston County for almost...
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May 06, 2017 - 12:51 pm
A Statesville man is facing charges in connection with a January 2017 break-in at the Dunkin Donuts located at 647 N NC 16 Business Highway in Denver. Deputies were dispatched to the break-in around 2:00 a.m. on January 25 and arrived to find a front window had been broken out with a large rock. An...
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