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Cover Story: Charlotte-Mecklenburg merger

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police, schools, water and sewer.

A lot of Charlotte city and Mecklenburg county government is consolidated.

But some want more.

What are the obstacles and why some say it's not going to happen.

PrimeTime's Jeff Atkinson reports in our Cover Story.

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    Sunday, December 17 2017 12:18 PM EST2017-12-17 17:18:58 GMT
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    A truck crashed into a power pole Sunday afternoon in west Charlotte near a gas station. Officials say the truck crashed into a pole causing another pole to snap on Wilkinson Boulevard. The incident occurred around 12 p.m. near the QuikTrip gas station.

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    One person dead after three-car fatal crash near south Charlotte

    Sunday, December 17 2017 11:48 AM EST2017-12-17 16:48:48 GMT
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    One person was pronounced dead after a fatal three-car crash near south Charlotte.  The wreck happened at the intersection of Clanton Road and South Boulevard around 11:50 p.m. Friday night.  Both roads were shut down in both directions as officials worked to clear the scene.  

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    One person was pronounced dead after a fatal three-car crash near south Charlotte.  The wreck happened at the intersection of Clanton Road and South Boulevard around 11:50 p.m. Friday night.  Both roads were shut down in both directions as officials worked to clear the scene.  

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  • Car crashes into tree in east Charlotte, minor injuries reported

    Car crashes into tree in east Charlotte, minor injuries reported.

    Sunday, December 17 2017 11:45 AM EST2017-12-17 16:45:38 GMT
    (Fred Craft | WBTV)(Fred Craft | WBTV)

    Minor injuries are reported after a a single car crash in east Charlotte last Saturday night. The car crashed into a tree in the 2700 block of Eastway Drive. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police says alcohol was a contributing factor in this case. It is not known if charges will be filed. 

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    Minor injuries are reported after a a single car crash in east Charlotte last Saturday night. The car crashed into a tree in the 2700 block of Eastway Drive. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police says alcohol was a contributing factor in this case. It is not known if charges will be filed. 

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