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Mobilize to make Juneteenth more than just a holiday, Charlotte speaker urges

Around 400 people gathered in First Ward Park in Uptown Charlotte Friday evening to celebrate Juneteenth, the annual holiday recognizing the end of slavery in the United States.

‘Bigfoot Juice’: NC woman invents spray to attract Bigfoot

A North Carolina-based wife and mother has home brewed a spray that she says can attract any Bigfoot within a mile and a half.

Enrollment doubles in North Carolina charter schools

State records show that charter school enrollment in North Carolina has more than doubled in five years.

NC officials: 7 inmates in solitary for more than decade

State prison officials say seven inmates have been held for more than a decade in solitary confinement, a practice that human rights advocates say amounts to torture.

Mom arrested after allowing son to drive golf cart on Bald Head Island

A mom says she was arrested after she allowed her son to drive a golf cart while vacationing on Bald Head Island.

Autopsy: Girl, 12, fell farther than initially reported in zip-line death

Twelve-year-old Bonnie Sanders Burney fell 43 feet in a fatal zip-lining accident in western N.C. in June, more than twice the distance first reported by camp officials, a newly released autopsy shows.

Duke Energy increases contributions to GOP governors group

A campaign watchdog group says Duke Energy increased its contributions to the Republican Governors Association as the utility became mired in coal ash problems.

NC doctor urges African-Americans to donate blood

A Charlotte doctor is appealing to African-Americans to donate blood to help battle sickle-cell disease.

Charges dropped against reporter from NC protest

Charges have been dropped against a Charlotte Observer reporter arrested while covering protesters at the North Carolina legislature.

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PM Johnson says England to go under new lockdown as UK virus cases pass 1 million

The U.K. reported more than 21,900 new confirmed cases on Saturday, bringing the country's total since the start of the pandemic to over 1 million.

Early voting period ends

Polls are open until 3 p.m. this Halloween. After that, potential voters will have to wait until Election Day.

Oh boy! Pregnant woman stands in 3-hour line to vote on her due date

While there was much grumbling about the lengthy three-hour wait, most of the soon-to-be voters cheerily held a sense of camaraderie.

Hunter Biden’s laptop, text messages, and emails become major campaign issue

Biden was sailing along until Trump and other conservatives turned his son into campaign fodder.