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  1. CMS in the balance: Two Charlotte suburbs move toward building their own schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WBTV

    Facing an ultimatum from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board, two suburban towns voted Monday to study options for building and running their own public schools. The Huntersville board voted unanimously and the Cornelius board voted 4-1 to create education study commissions that will evaluate creating town charter schools, a move authorized this summer when North Carolina's General Assembly approved the controversial House Bill 514.

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  2. Charlotte homeless concerned over potential flooding, lack of shelter spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | WBTV

    As the Charlotte area inches closer to Hurricane Florence's impact on the area, officials have not said what, if anything, will be done to help Charlotte's homeless. "Even if it just rains, it's our duty as neighbors to take care of each other," Stacy Phillips says.

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  3. North Meck residents rally, hold out hope for toll lane contract cancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | WBTV

    High heat didn't stop residents of northern Mecklenburg County from staging a rally in opposition of the I-77 toll lanes construction project. Dozens of people gathered on the Exit 28 bridge that runs over the interstate Thursday afternoon.

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  4. CMS board member's words questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | WBTV

    Board Vice Chairperson Rhonda Cheek called her colleagues "petty, childish, vindictive and takes things personally." She posted that on her Facebook page.

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  5. More Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 30 | WBTV

    A large North Carolina school system has effectively blocked school construction in four small towns that received authority to create their own charter schools. A Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board policy approved this week appeared as a sharp response to the legislature's action in June to give the powers to Matthews, Mint Hill, Huntersville and Cornelius.

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  6. Cases For A Cause donates a suitcase to every resident at Nazareth Child & Family ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | WBTV

    From Nazareth Child & Family Connection: About 50 residents at Nazareth Child & Family Connection received suitcases over the weekend from Cases For A Cause to help make their often transitional life a bit easier. The group's goal is to ensure each of the young residents at Nazareth has a suitcase.

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  7. Mayors respond to CMS cutting funding to build new schools in their areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WBTV

    Mayors are responding negatively to Charlotte-Mecklenburg School board's vote Tuesday night to withdraw funding for new schools in four municipalities that signed on to House Bill 514. That bill allows the towns of Matthews, Mint Hill, Huntersville and Cornelius to establish and build their own charter schools.

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  8. CMS board answered back to towns that are part of the controversial House Bill 514.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WBTV

    Tuesday night Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board answered back to towns that are a part of the controversial House Bill 514. That law allows the towns of Matthews, Mint Hill, Cornelius and Huntersville to levy taxes in order to build their own charter schools.

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  9. I-77 toll lanes will open soon. Their legacy: - absolutely terrifying' driver stories.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | WBTV

    State transportation data bears out what any commuter of Interstate 77 north of Charlotte can attest: Crashes have soared since construction of toll lanes began in late 2015. The number of crashes in the first two-and-a-half years of work was 62 percent higher, on an annual basis, than in the three years before it began, N.C. Department of Transportation data shows.

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  10. NFL star settles lawsuit that said he seduced NC man's wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | WBTV

    Cox has settled a lawsuit in which a North Carolina man claimed the player seduced his wife and broke up their marriage, according to court records in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. knowingly and voluntarily consented to the relationship."

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  11. CMS found lead in water at 27 schools. Dozens more are untested. Should you worry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WBTV

    This is bound to set off alarms in homes across the county: When Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools ran lead tests on drinking fountains and sinks at 58 schools last fall, 27 had unacceptably high levels of the dangerous element that can be found in older plumbing. Some schools, such as Dorothy Vaughan Academy of Technology, Bain Elementary and University Park Creative Arts School, had several spigots producing high levels of lead.

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  12. Severe weather hits Carolinas, causes power outages, downed treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WBTV

    There were several reports of heavy rain, hail and strong winds as Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were issued in multiple counties. Numerous instances of damage, downed trees, power outages were reported and there was one report of a boating incident on Lake Norman.

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  13. 26 sailors rescued from Lake Norman as storms sweep through areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WBTV

    "They just couldn't outrun the storm and got stuck," Lake Norman Community Sailing Center Director Sean O'Donnell says. "The forecast for thunderstorms is every day of the week," O'Donnell says.

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  14. Waffle House in Huntersville robbed, police trying to ID crookRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WBTV

    Police in Huntersville are asking for the public's help identifying a person who robbed a local restaurant at gunpoint early Wednesday morning. The robbery happened at 4:17 at the Waffle House on the 14100 block of Statesville Road.

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  15. Hundreds partake in 24 Hours of Booty rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WBTV

    The ride had raised $1.8 million as of Friday night, according to the event's website. The ride began at 7 p.m. Friday night and will conclude at 7 p.m. Saturday night.

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  16. N Carolina tire firm cuts about 100 jobs amid restructureRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | WBTV

    The Charlotte Observer reported Thursday that most of the layoffs at American Tire Distributors will be at its headquarters in Huntersville, a suburb north of Charlotte. CEO Stuart Schuette said Wednesday that the company's reorganization was meant to "align our capabilities with our strategy."

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  17. Lanes closed after person seriously injured in accident on I-77 in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WBTV

    Fire officials said the accident is possibly related to a shooting in the area. CMPD says the shooting appears to be self-inflicted.

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  18. After years of delay, I-485 toll lanes are coming. Here's how they will work.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | WBTV

    After years of delays, the state is poised to award a design and construction contract for new Interstate 485 toll lanes later this year, with construction starting in 2019. The N.C. Department of Transportation held an open house Wednesday night for the project, which will add an express toll lane in each direction from Interstate 77 to U.S. 74. The $300 million project will also add a general-purpose free lane from Rea Road to Providence Road, which may relieve a rush-hour bottleneck on its own.

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  19. Tryon Medical Partners accepting patients as they prepare for openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WBTV

    Monday, roughly 90 doctors that are breaking away from Atrium's Health Mecklenburg Medical Group announced where their 8 new offices will be located. Tryon Medical Partners said the eight locations will be spread out across the Charlotte region with the first offices opening up on September 5. "Our transition team has been hard at work building our practice since April, leasing and outfitting office space and hiring medical staff so that we can be ready to see our existing and new patients beginning the morning of Sept.

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  20. DOT will investigate intersection where man was killed on July 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | WBTV

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation will conduct a traffic study at the intersection near the Cabarrus/Rowan County line where one man was killed on Monday, July 16. "At this time, the intersection does not meet warrants for a multi-way stop or a traffic signal,' Wrote Jennifer Thompson of NC DOT. "We will be investigating the entire intersection in the coming weeks to see if any changes are warranted."

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