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16 hrs ago | WBTV

Will "cash only" budget affect other programs in Cabarrus Co.?

A called meeting of the Cabarrus County Commission could determine a lot about how the county will spend its money.

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20 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Larry's Look | Reed Gold Mine

The first documented discovery of gold in North Carolina occurred nearly a half century before the California touched off the nation's most famous gold rush.

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Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

Today's traffic: Wet streets this morning

The heavy rain overnight has left wet streets across the region this Tuesday morning, and more showers are on the way.

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Related Topix: Weather, Charlotte, NC, Albemarle, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Roses and raspberries, April 16

The second annual Open Streets Carrboro event Saturday brought hundreds downtown, echoing other open-air gatherings like the Carrboro Music Festival, the Fourth of July Parade and Carrboro Day.

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Related Topix: Carrboro, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Haw River, NC

The Charlotte Observer

3 CMS schools included in hepatitis A advisory

The final schedule day of hepatitis A vaccination clinics was under way Monday in Charlotte, with the list of those possibly exposes to the disease including students, staff and parents at three Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Charlotte, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

CBS Local

More Than 1,000 Get Hepatitis A Shots In Charlotte

Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Mecklenburg County, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

1 injured in Concord fire

A person was injured when a fire damaged a home in Concord Sunday night. A broke out at a home on McGill Avenue Northwest.

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Related Topix: Concord, NC

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Thousands get Hepatitis A vaccinations

More than 1,200 people rushed to get vaccinations for Hepatitis A Friday and Saturday after the manager of a Papa John's restaurant was diagnosed with the disease.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Mecklenburg County, NC

The Charlotte Observer

DOT awards contract for I-85 widening in Cabarrus

The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded the bid to widen another 8-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in Cabarrus County and says construction could begin by next spring.

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Related Topix: Rowan County, NC

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Albemarle man charged with dealing cocaine

Seth Miles Key, 23, of Albemarle, was arrested Thursday on drug-related charges, according to authorities.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Albemarle, NC, Stanly County, NC

WSOCTV

Former Phillip Morris plant in Concord sold

The former Phillip Morris manufacturing plant in Cabarrus County has been sold. The plant in Concord closed down in 2009.

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Related Topix: Phil Morris

The Charlotte Observer

Today's traffic: Freedom Drive closed in Paw Creek

The road is closed at the railroad crossing between Mount Holly and Old Mount Holly roads.

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Related Topix: Mount Holly, NC

WBTV

Manager at Charlotte pizza restaurant tests positive for Hepatitis

Health officials in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties are holding special vaccination clinics Friday afternoon because of a potential health risk in a Charlotte-area restaurant.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Charlotte, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Man who sucked woman's toes at Lincolnton store given 60 days in jail

A Cabarrus County man admitted in a Lincoln County courtroom Thursday morning to sucking a woman's toes inside a local Wal-Mart store before a judge sentenced him to two months behind bars.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Lincoln County, NC, Concord, NC

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Today's traffic: Big problems in southeast Charlotte

Workers on scene at South Boulevard and Tremont Avenue early Tuesday, trying to repair downed power lines that closed the intersection from about 2:30 a.m. until 7 a.m. The two-vehicle wreck also knocked down a sign .

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Providence (Charlotte, NC)

Mon Apr 07, 2014

News Observer

Jordan Lake whirligigs didn't do so well elsewhere

The floating, circulating devices that state lawmakers want to use to clean up Jordan Lake didn’t do so well in a pilot project elsewhere in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Today's traffic: Wrecks on I-485, I-77

Moderate to heavy rain is falling over much of the Charlotte region this Monday morning, and police are dealing with a number of collisions.

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Related Topix: Weather, Charlotte, NC

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Smithfield Herald

Avaa s a Kissing Kina to meet in Smithfield

The Ava Gardner Museum and the Johnston County Genealogical and Historical Society will hold a genealogy seminar, "Ava Gardner's Kissing Kin," April 12 in downtown Smithfield.

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Related Topix: Smithfield, NC, Johnston County, NC, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Widened Interstate 85 opens in Cabarrus County

The Charlotte Observer reported transportation department officials plan to open the additional two lanes in each direction this weekend.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Teen missing from Harrisburg foster home

The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 17-year-old girl who ran away from her foster home on Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, NC

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