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NC Air Guard amazed at help for 4 killed in crash

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The North Carolina Air National Guard says it is amazed with the number of people who want to help the families of four of its members killed in a plane crash while fighting a wildfire in South Dakota. Full story...
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NC aircraft goes down while fighting SD wildfire

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An Air National Guard cargo plane based out of North Carolina has crashed while fighting wildfires in South Dakota. Lt. Col. Rose Dunlap of the 145th Airlift Wing in Charlotte confirmed Monday that six crew members were aboard the C-130, but said she could not yet provide any information about their condition. Full story...
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Organizers change venue for Democrats' celebration

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Organizers of a celebration scheduled to kick off the Democratic National Convention are moving the Labor Day event from Charlotte Motor Speedway to the city's uptown. Full story...
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NC man gets life for killing girlfriend & her son

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A Charlotte man has been sentenced to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and her son more than three years ago. Full story...
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Charlotte OKs $8M for Knights baseball stadium

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The Charlotte Knights baseball team is a step closer to playing its games in a new stadium. The Charlotte City Council on Monday voted 7-4 in favor of giving the team $8 million toward the project. Full story...
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NC prosecutors seek death sentence in 2008 deaths

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Prosecutors in Mecklenburg County plan to seek a death sentence if a man is convicted of killing two men in Charlotte more than three years ago. Full story...
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Charlotte Knights want $11 million from city for new stadium

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The Charlotte City Council will hear Tuesday the latest proposal for a city subsidy for a proposed new uptown stadium for the Charlotte Knights. Full story...
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French passenger not charged in diverted flight

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A French citizen accused of causing a US Airways flight to be diverted to Maine by claiming she had a surgically implanted device will soon be headed back home. Full story...
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Charlotte-bound flight lands in Maine over odd passenger behavior

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A US Airways jetliner that diverted to Maine because a passenger passed a note saying she had a surgically implanted device is back on its way to North Carolina. Full story...
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Charlotte seeks AG ruling on amendment, benefits

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Charlotte city leaders are asking the state attorney general to decide whether it's OK to offer same-sex partner benefits in light of the constitutional amendment that defines marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman. Full story...
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New 'Bachelorette' season will be 'drastically different'

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video A Bachelorette season with no hot tub scenes? No overnight dates? Full story...
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Five arrested at Bank of America demonstration

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Five people have been arrested as they tried to force their way into the annual shareholders' meeting for Bank of America in Charlotte. Full story...
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Man convicted of stealing from children's hospital

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A man has been convicted of stealing video game systems from a Charlotte children's hospital. The Charlotte Observer reported that 47-year-old Charles Everette Hinton of Charlotte was convicted Wednesday of felony breaking and entering and felony larceny. Full story...
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Pat McCrory raises $1.7M for gubernatorial campaign

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The campaign for presumptive Republican nominee for North Carolina governor Pat McCrory is picking up the pace with fundraising. Full story...
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