Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

Marathon international climate talks have closed with negotiators postponing until next year a key decision on global carbon markets.
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John Travolta, Oliva Newton-John are back together as Danny and Sandy

The on-screen couple are reuniting this weekend in Florida for three “Meet ‘N’ Grease” events.

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  Police seek help finding man who robbed McDonald’s drive-thru at gunpoint

  Police: Man wearing blonde wig, high heels, on the run after robbing bank in Huntersville

On state championship Saturday, Vance, Catholic, Weddington flex muscles, make memories

  Wreaths honor North Carolina veterans who defended our freedom

S.C. high school legend James ‘Radio’ Kennedy dies, family confirms

The man who became a fixture at football games at an Upstate high school and the subject of a feature film has died.
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Newtown football title brings joy on painful anniversary

Newtown, Connecticut, marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community’s high school football team won the state championship Saturday.

  Hundreds remember slain NoDa restaurant owner

Orange crushed. Vance High’s defense smothers Leesville Road in 4AA final

2 wanted for armed gas station robbery

Feds say Charlotte man took $88K from Wells Fargo vault, then flashed cash on Facebook

Carl Scheer, first GM of Charlotte Hornets and slam-dunk contest inventor, dies at 82

  Local Navy Veteran surprised with car at Charlotte Checkers game

  Despite chilly, wet weather, Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church holds live nativity scene

  Fireplace ember starts fire underneath floorboards in Lancaster home

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  Anonymous donations pay off $70K in layaway purchases

Some $70,000 in layaway purchases were paid off at two Walmart stores in Alabama.

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Orange crushed. Vance High’s defense smothers Leesville Road in 4AA final

The Cougars’ defense dominated a Leesville Road team that was averaging nearly 35 points per game in the N.C. 4AA state final Saturday at Kenan Stadium.

  Council members reach consensus on funding for future Charlotte MLS franchise stadium

Charlotte City Council members have agreed to provide $110 million in hospitality funds for Charlotte’s future Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, according to sources.

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Man charged with attempted murder in shooting at packed Smokey Joe’s Cafe

  ‘Storybook Santa’ is back, receiving visitors in his Gastonia home

Task Force seizes 340 fake Nintendo systems from N.C. shopping center

  Skeletal remains found in Concord believed to be woman missing since 2012

  Schools cancel, delay class due to icy conditions

Several school districts in the WBTV viewing area are delaying Friday classes in anticipation of potentially icy road conditions.
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  Police: 1 person shot at Atlanta-area mall, suspect at large

Shoppers at an Atlanta-area mall were sent into a panic Saturday as a gunman opened fire during the busy Christmas shopping season.

  Man struck, killed in hit-and-run in west Charlotte

  First Alert: Pockets of freezing rain arrive ahead of widespread showers

  Capacity Reached: Questions about Charlotte’s funding of stadium renovations and other projects

  1 shot, killed in home invasion in Chesterfield County, suspect on-the-loose