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  1. Town-run charter schools could shake up N Carolina educationRead the original story

    Saturday May 26 | WBTV

    A tug-of-war between North Carolina's second-largest school system and small towns interested in operating their own charter schools could create a model to decentralize public education without trying to break districts up. Four communities fed up with overcrowding in traditional schools run by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg system are seeking power from the General Assembly to create their own schools, with enrollment preference to their residents.

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  2. Man gets three life sentences for 2015 triple murder in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | WBTV

    A man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury found him guilty of three counts of first-degree murder in the 2015 deaths of three people in Charlotte. Judge Nathaniel Poovey sentenced Emmanuel Rangel, 22, to three consecutive sentences of life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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  3. Man rushed to hospital after stabbing in MatthewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | WBTV

    According the the Matthews Police Department, officers received a call around 12:30 p.m. about an incident that happened in the 9200 block of E. Independence Boulevard.

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  4. CMS goes to Raleigh to highlight issues with HB 514Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | WBTV

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg School leaders went to Raleigh Monday to reveal a report detailing issues of House Bill 514. CMS paid a third party $200 an hour to examine the bill to see if there were any issues.

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  5. Gaston Co. restaurant deaths spark man who fatally stabbed daughters to speak out from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | WBTV

    A Gaston County man is facing charges after officials say he intentionally drove his vehicle into a Gaston County restaurant Sunday, killing several members of his family who were inside. Roger Self is accused of intentionally driving into Bessemer City Surf and Turf killing his daughter, 26-year-old Katelyn Self, and daughter-in-law, Amanda Self.

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  6. Krispy Kreme unveils Blueberry Glaze DoughnutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | WBTV

    Attention doughnut lovers! Krispy Kreme is unveiling an all new seasonal doughnut that will be sure to satisfy anyone's taste buds. The new Blueberry Glaze Doughnut will be a fresh take on the franchise's classic and and iconic Original Glazed Doughnut.

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  7. Wanted man arrested, charged with murder in late-April fatal shooting in MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | WBTV

    Torey Jermaine Brooks, 36, is facing several charges including first-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old David Tyrone Duncan Jr. The shooting happened around 3 a.m. on April 29 on the 1500 block of Massey Street Extension in Monroe. Officers responded to the incident and found Duncan had been shot and killed.

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  8. Hwy 51 reopens after downed tree blocks roadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | WBTV

    The incident happened around 4:51 a.m., blocking Highway 51 at Reverdy Lane. The area is not far from Matthews.

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  9. Officials searching for man accused of breaking into Subway in MatthewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WBTV

    Shortly after 3 a.m. officials received a call that the glass break sensor had been activated at the Subway located in the 9600 block of Independence Boulevard. Upon arrival officers found the front door glass had been shattered but were unable to determine if a person had entered the business.

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  10. The building at 6400 Fairview Road, which was sold to Novant for $17.9 million.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | WBTV

    Novant Health has bought a prime site directly across from SouthPark mall, records show, and the hospital system said it plans to use the land to "increase access to health care" in the area. Winston-Salem-based Novant is being tight-lipped about its plans for the site at 6400 Fairview Road, near the intersection with Sharon Road.

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  11. Town of Huntersville could join House Bill 514Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | WBTV

    That bill would allow the towns of Matthews and Mint Hill to split from Charlotte Mecklenburg School and create their own charter school district. Huntersville Mayor John Aneralla is a proponent of the bill and wants the town of Huntersville to be part of it.

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  12. CMS holds town hall meeting on HB 514Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WBTV

    CMS says one myth that is being circulated is House Bill 514 is needed to prevent bussing Matthews students to other schools throughout the district. The district says the fact is no student in Matthews travel more than five miles to their assigned school.

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  13. 2.5 million in NC affected by Facebook privacy breachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WBTV

    More than 2.5 million North Carolinians had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica and other third parties, Attorney General Josh Stein announced Wednesday. "People aren't expecting to trade their privacy for a Facebook page," said AStein.

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  14. One injured in crash involving daycare bus in MatthewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WBTV

    The crash happened on N. Trade Street at E. John Street and appeared to involve a bus from Children's Lighthouse Matthews. Medic says one person suffered minor injuries.

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  15. Matthews parents meet with CMS leaders to discuss HB514, possible town-run charter schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WBTV

    A first opportunity for parents to speak directly to Charlotte-Mecklenburg School board members about the proposed HB514 bill was presented Wednesday. "One person can come out with something, but if the other eight don't go alone with it, it goes nowhere," Mary McCray says.

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  16. CMS, Matthews leaders weigh options as charter school fight drags onRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | WBTV

    Leaders in both the Town of Matthews and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools continued to publicly weight their options on Tuesday as the town and school board battle over a proposal in the North Carolina General Assembly that would give the town the ability to create its own charter school. Last week, the Matthews Town Commission voted to reaffirm its support for House Bill 514, which would allow Matthews to create and operate its own charter school.

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  17. Mint Hill mayor says he supports House Bill 514Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | WBTV

    Mint Hill Mayor Ted Biggers tells WBTV he supports House Bill 514. If the general assembly approves it, the towns of Matthews and Mint Hill could split from Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District and create their own charter school district.

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  18. Brookshire Boulevard near I-77 was down to one lane due to flooding.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | WBTV

    Several days of rain caused flooding and downed trees around the WBTV viewing area late Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. Tuesday started out with a few scattered showers across the area, but things got a little heavier around 4 p.m. Multiple roads flooded, causing dangerous conditions - not to mention traffic headaches - for many drivers just as rush hour hit.

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  19. Downed tree shuts down Matthews roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | WBTV

    According to crews with Matthews Fire and Emergency Medical Services, a portion of Sam Newell Road near Mullis Lane was closed for some time due to a tree that had fallen onto the roadway. 2900-blk of Sam Newell Road, near Mullis Ln, is currently shut down due to a tree across the road.

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  20. North Carolina town council backs creating charter schoolsRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2018 | WBTV

    Local news outlets report the Matthews Board of Commissioners voted 4-3 Monday to endorse the bill sponsored by Republican State Rep. Bill Brawley. Matthews is a suburb of Charlotte.

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