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President Trump Signs Order To End Family Separations

Updated at 3:53 p.m. ET President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to end his controversial policy that has resulted in thousands of family separations and brought criticism from Democrats and Republicans.

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Episode 3: It's Not Him*

An Investigative Podcast On Sexual Assault

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The Trump administration is catching heat from both Republicans and Democrats in North Carolina who say the government should not be separating migrant children from their families at the border.

Construction on the I-77 toll lanes and related projects like this bridge is continuing.
I-77 Mobility Partners

A state auditor's report out Tuesday has found nothing improper about the North Carolina Department of Transportation's nearly $650 million contract with a private company to build toll lanes on I-77, or in the way the contract was awarded. 

North Tryon Vision Plan

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

An update on the North Tryon Vision Plan, a bold redevelopment of a major portion of Charlotte’s downtown. Where does it stand? Mike Collins finds out.

A healthy outlook for air traffic has earned Charlotte Douglas airport a bond-rating upgrade from Fitch.
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American Airlines carrier PSA Airlines says it has "stabilized its computer systems" at Charlotte Douglas International Airport and is working to resume normal operations. 

PSA Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights from Charlotte Douglas because of unidentified technical problems. 

Rendering of the proposed hotel/office tower. It’s a view from the corner of Third Street and Baldwin Avenue.
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Charlotte’s skyline may soon be spreading further from the center city. City council approved a developer’s plans Monday night to build a 20-story office tower just southeast of uptown Charlotte, despite resistance from neighbors worried about the building’s height and traffic congestion.

City of Concord. NC

Does it seem like something's missing around Charlotte? Something small, green, or brown? Listener Hope Nicholls thinks so. She wrote in to FAQ City wondering about what seemed to be a total absence of cankerworms this spring.

It’s still not clear when American Airlines regional carrier, PSA Airlines, will resume normal flight schedules at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, an American Airlines spokeswoman said Monday afternoon. 

JOSH STEIN

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says a proposed settlement that would allow Duke Energy to begin charging customers for electric grid improvements is unfair to ratepayers. That's in a filing with utilities regulators Friday in response to Duke's proposed agreement with a group of environmental and business groups.  

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Updated 6:01 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued rulings Monday in two gerrymandering cases, from Wisconsin and Maryland, that are being closely watched in North Carolina. But the rulings don't touch on the key issue, whether it's legal to redraw districts to give an unfair advantage to a political party.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol arrested a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officer for drunk driving in Avery County over the weekend.

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