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  1. Smoking vehicle causes back-ups on Highway 51 near MatthewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WBTV

    From Sky3 it appeared that one lane in each direction on Pineville-Matthews Road, causing backups in the area.

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  2. 2nd Charlotte area lightning strike victim released from Florida hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | WBTV

    A 15-year-old is back home in Charlotte after he was critically injured in a lightning strike last week on a beach in Clearwater, Fla., his dad said Monday. Cameron Poimboeuf was released from Tampa General Hospital on Sunday afternoon, Kevin Poimboeuf said.

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  3. One person seriously injured in northeast Charlotte hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | WBTV

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say it happened just before 1:30 a.m. on W. Sugar Creek Road near Reagan Drive. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say it happened just before 1:30 a.m. on W. Sugar Creek Road near Reagan Drive.

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  4. Lightning strike victim from Charlotte improving at Florida hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | WBTV

    A Matthews teenager is out of the hospital and a Charlotte teen's condition continues to improve, after the friends were struck by lightning on a beach in Clearwater, Fla., on Tuesday afternoon. Jansen Tabor, 18, was released from Tampa General Hospital on Thursday.

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  5. A Silver Alert was issued for 17-year-old Taylor Leigh Allen, who goes by "T" or "Tay."Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WBTV

    A Silver Alert was issued Friday for a missing 17-year-old girl believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Taylor Leigh Allen, who goes by "T" or "Tay," was last seen on the 7300 block of Kuck Road in Mint Hill.

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  6. Two Mecklenburg County teens struck by lightning on Florida beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WBTV

    In a news release, Clearwater police spokesman Rob Shaw says 15-year-old Cameron Poimboeuf and 18-year-old Jansen Tabor were on Sand Key on Tuesday evening when a storm rolled in. Tabor told police they ran for shelter as rain began falling.

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  7. 2 North Carolina teens struck by lightning on Florida beachRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WBTV

    In a news release, Clearwater police spokesman Rob Shaw says 15-year-old Cameron Poimboeuf and 18-year-old Jansen Tabor were on Sand Key on Tuesday evening when a storm rolled in. Tabor told police they ran for shelter as rain began falling.

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  8. Union Co wife charged with murder in shooting death of husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WBTV

    Kimberly Renee Reps, 48, is charged with first degree murder in the death of Robert Linne Reps. Deputies said they believe the wife shot her husband on the 5700 block of Parkstone Drive in Matthews before turning the gun on herself.

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  9. Wrong-way driver arrested after refusing sobriety tests in Stallings crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WBTV

    A driver, who officers described as extremely impaired, was driving the wrong way when she hit two vehicles in Stallings Tuesday morning, police say. Stallings police say the woman was traveling eastbound when she crossed over from Stallings into Matthews, and hit the two vehicles near the intersection of Highway 74 at Stallings Road.

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  10. N.C. lawmakers to Charlotte: You can't make all landlords register with cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | WBTV

    N.C. lawmakers, in the closing hours of their session this month, passed a bill invalidating a local Charlotte regulation requiring all landlords to register with the city. The Charlotte ordinance, which took effect in 2013, was meant to help police establish an official database to contact property owners whose tenants break the law.

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  11. Charlotte events scheduled in response to police shootingsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | WBTV

    These Charlotte events have been scheduled in response to this week's officer-involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota and the fatal shootings of five police officers in Dallas: "Call to Action" organizational community meeting: 7-8 p.m. Friday at Dupp & Swat , 2424 N. Davidson St., Suite 112B. Hosted by Mason Parker , Charlotte hip hop artist, actor, educator and poet.

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  12. Three injured in Matthews collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WBTV

    It happened around 6:45 a.m. on Idlewild Road between Plentywood Drive and Kale Lane, near Mint Hill Middle School. Medic took the driver of the Volkswagen to Carolinas Medical Center in critical condition.

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  13. NC Senate opts against vote on Whitewater Center planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | WBTV

    N.C. Senate leaders decided not to call for a vote on legislation passed by the House that would have regulated the U.S. National Whitewater Center, a state senator told the Observer on Saturday. The decision not to call for the vote by the midnight Friday deadline of this year's legislative session came at the urging of a top state health official, said state Sen. Joel Ford, a Mecklenburg County Democrat.

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  14. House attempts to improve whitewater facility regulationsRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | WBTV

    The death of an Ohio teenager who contracted an infection after visiting the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte has led the North Carolina House to back legislation a lawmaker says will make it easier for health officials to regulate such centers. The House gave unanimous initial approval Tuesday to the measure, which also directs that drinking water from public schools with construction permits before 1987 be tested for lead.

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  15. Foreign worker loophole concerns some NC lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WBTV

    North Carolina's practice of awarding millions in taxpayer-funded incentives to companies that hire foreign workers is causing concern among some lawmakers. An Observer analysis of federal data this month revealed that companies in Charlotte and across North Carolina are stepping up their use of the H-1B visa program.

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  16. Vacant house in Matthews destroyed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WBTV

    Fire crews responded to the blaze on CPCC Lane and Campus Ridge Road Friday morning. That is right by CPCC's Matthews campus.

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  17. Healthcare management professor explains AG's lawsuit against CHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WBTV

    The North Carolina Attorney General is accusing Charlotte's largest healthcare system of writing contracts with health insurance companies that illegally reduces competition and limits patients' choices. Professor Michael Matthews teaches healthcare management at Winthrop University's College of Business.

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  18. Man wanted in attempted break-in at Matthews restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WBTV

    Matthews police say the man tried to break into the restaurant in Sycamore Commons, located in the 2200 block of Matthews Township Parkway, around 11:12 p.m.

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  19. U.S. Representative Alma AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | WBTV

    It had all the ingredients of a "60 Minutes" snare: A TV camera crew is waiting in a driveway when the surprised owner pulls up, spots them and speeds away. It's an image that put into relief a question that has come to dominate the 12th District congressional race.

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  20. NC House votes to cancel I-77 toll lane contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WBTV

    The North Carolina House has voted to cancel an agreement with a private developer to build toll lanes along Interstate 77 north of Charlotte. The House voted Thursday afternoon and passed the second and third reading of House Bill 954 .

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