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Commerce Agency To Release NC’s Unemployment Rate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina workers will learn whether conditions are improving in a state with one of the country’s highest unemployment rates. The state Commerce Department releases Monday the statewide unemployment rate for […]

CBS Charlotte–08/19/2013

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‘Moral Monday’ Protests Head To Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Moral Monday demonstration is headed to a downtown Charlotte park. Monday’s protest is the latest stop for the movement that has drawn thousands of people to weekly demonstrations in Raleigh. […]


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Parents Of Missing NC Teen Receive Civil Summons

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — The parents of a missing North Carolina teenager will go to court over the custody of their youngest children. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says Sandy and Casey Parsons are being […]

CBS Charlotte–08/18/2013

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NC Launches Campaign Against Drunken Driving

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say law enforcement officers are out in full force across North Carolina to catch drunken drivers. The Department of Transportation says the Labor Day “Booze It & Lose It” campaign […]

CBS Charlotte–08/18/2013

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NC Man Arrested For Firing Pellet Gun At Kids

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Police in Wilmington have arrested a man after they say he fired a pellet gun at some children. Wilmington Police Department spokeswoman Linda Rawley said officers responded Monday night to a […]

CBS Charlotte–08/14/2013

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Blue Cross Reaches Out Over Insurance Law Changes

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Just down from the Target and Gander Mountain big-box stores and between a nail salon and dental office, North Carolina’s largest health insurer opened its first retail store. It has some […]


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NC Man Sentenced For Rigging Emissions Checks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Charlotte man to 18 months in prison for rigging more than 530 vehicle emission inspections and taking bribes of up to $100 per car. The […]

CBS Charlotte–08/10/2013

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2 Children Ejected From Vehicle On I-85

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Two children were taken to a Charlotte hospital after they were ejected from a vehicle on Interstate 85 in Gaston County yesterday. The wreck occurred shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday. According […]

CBS Charlotte–08/07/2013

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NC Man Gets 30 Years For Making Child Pornography

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 34-year-old North Carolina man will spend 30 years in federal prison for making and sharing child pornography of an infant. Bruce Wayne Lorette of Leland was sentenced Monday in U.S. […]

CBS Charlotte–08/05/2013

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NC Police Accuse Md. Mom Of Handcuffing Daughter

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in Gastonia have accused a Maryland woman of handcuffing her mentally disabled daughter to a hotel bed while the woman attended a weekend wedding. Police accuse 38-year-old Tiffany Michelle Davis […]

CBS Charlotte–08/05/2013