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Toddler saves himself from drowning

Two-year-old Kyle saved himself from almost drowning in his family’s pool because he remembered lessons taught in swim class.
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  NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet

Flight controllers in California confirmed Ingenuity’s brief hop after receiving data via the Perseverance rover, which stood watch more than 200 feet away.

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Lancaster County rock quarry being debated Tuesday, residents in the neighborhood, lawyers stating their case

Can your employer force you to get a vaccine?

More young adults becoming hospitalized with COVID-19 in North Carolina

N.C. reports 1,200 new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations remain above 1K

  Warrants: 7-year-old fatally shot by uncle during taping of music video in Gastonia

One day after the shooting police said they arrested 30-year-old Jeremy Quintrel Lewis of Charlotte.
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WATCH: Railway worker rescues child from path of oncoming train

The worker raced into action after the child slipped and fell onto the tracks with a train speeding toward the station.

  EPA now involved with odor issue in South Carolina

  These Charlotte-area clinics are now offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations

  FIRST ALERT: Sharp cold snap will be followed by rain

  Carowinds reopening for ‘Welcome Back Weekend’ in May

  ‘Like reliving the whole thing’: Mom of Jonathan Ferrell says Chauvin trial brings back memories of son’s death

  Nearby gunshots force abrupt end for homicide vigil in west Charlotte

LaMelo Ball’s broken wrist is healed, a major step to him playing again for Hornets

  Lancaster County neighbors fighting against rezoning for rodeo, gas station

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  Murder case against Chauvin in George Floyd’s death goes to jury

All three of the possible charges require the jury to conclude that Chauvin's actions were a “substantial causal factor” in Floyd's death — and that his use of force was unreasonable.

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CMS to expand fan capacity to 30 percent at football playoff games, spring sports

Face coverings will be required at all times, the district said.

  Gardner-Webb closes out spring season with 20-7 loss at Charleston Southern

Gardner-Webb drove inside Charleston Southern’s 10-yard line twice in the fourth quarter but couldn’t come away with points and the Buccaneers closed the 2021 spring season with a 20-7 win over the Runnin’ Bulldogs.

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  Local community activists say Derek Chauvin trial has implications on justice system throughout the country

  VP Kamala Harris visits N.C. to discuss American Jobs Plan, tour electric bus facility “There isn’t only one path to success”

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  Lawmakers push for PPP change that would give them tax break

  Man accused in deadly hit-and-run collision in uptown Charlotte turns himself in after crashing in Georgia

Officers were called to a car accident involving a pedestrian just after 3:40 a.m. at the 100 block of South Tryon Street in Uptown.
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  WWII plane goes down in front of beachgoers during Florida air show

A mechanical issue forced the pilot to ditch the vintage aircraft in front of a crowd of beachgoers on Saturday.

‘A profound loss’: N.C. teacher dies while trying to save two children caught in rip current

Hiker dies after long fall on Babel Tower trail near Linville Falls

  85-year-old woman was one of 22 who ‘mistakenly’ received saline shot at N.C. Walgreens

  Near-record cold and weekend rain in the forecast