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Democrats File Bill To Restrain Firearms In NC With Little Chance Of Passage

Democratic lawmakers want to make it legal in North Carolina for a judge to temporarily take away guns from anyone found to be an imminent threat to themselves or others. But it doesn’t look likely that the bill will pass.

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CMPD is investigating a death of a male construction worker who fell from a building in uptown Charlotte Wednesday afternoon.

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An Elkin man was arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with the Monday night death of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper after he led police on a short chase. 

Lime has begun introducing its electric rental scooters in Charlotte. The company expects to have about 100 by the end of the weekend.

Officials with the scooter and bike rental company Lime say they thought they had the support of city leaders when they introduced their electric scooters uptown in early May — without a permit. That wasn't the case, and the company had to pull scooters off the streets. This week, Lime got its permit, as did two other scooter companies — Bird and Spin.

Lowe's Home Improvement

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe's, which named a new CEO this week, is reporting weak profit and revenue numbers for its first quarter in which harsh winter weather cut into the traditional spring sales season.

Unveiling a new policy after months of controversy and debate over players taking a knee or otherwise making statements during the national anthem, the NFL says all of its athletes and staff "shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem" if they're on the field.

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Mecklenburg County homeowners could be hit with their first property tax increase in five years if the $1.7 billion budget that County Manager Dena Diorio presented to county commissioners Tuesday is approved. 

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NFL owners unanimously approved hedge fund manager David Tepper’s purchase of the Carolina Panthers Tuesday.

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office

COLUMBIA, S.C.  — A 47-year-old banking worker and military veteran with a spotless criminal record for more than 20 years was sentenced Tuesday to spend the rest of his life in prison for two ambushes on police officers in South Carolina that killed one deputy and wounded three others.

Charlotte Talks: Breaking Down The New NASCAR Season

May 22, 2018
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Wedensday, May 23, 2018

On the next Charlotte Talks, we talk all about NASCAR as it and Charlotte prepare for the Coca-Cola 600.  We sit down with some racing experts to discuss where NASCAR is and where it’s headed. 

Wilmore Elementary School opened in 1925. It's owned by Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and is proposed for historic status.

The Charlotte City Council approved historic landmark status Monday night for the old Wilmore Elementary School and the land around it on West Boulevard.



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Charlotte Talks 20th Anniversary

Charlotte Talks Celebrates 20 Years: An Interactive Timeline

WFAE's Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins celebrates 20 years on air Friday, April 20. This interactive timeline highlights some of the show's top moments.

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