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Pipeline operator says ‘normal operations’ have resumed

Gas shortages have been improving since a peak on Thursday night.
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Cat makes 5-story leap from burning building, walks away

It happened at an apartment building near the Chicago’s South Side.

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Molly’s Kids: Meet Chloe Lilienthal, who lives with POTS

  CMPD officers honored at 41st annual Police Community Relations Awards

  Gov. Cooper lifts all N.C.’s mandatory capacity, gathering & social distancing requirements

  Stranger raising money for new home for grandmother taking care of 3 grandkids, one with cerebral palsy

  EPA issues emergency order for New Indy Containerboard to fix odor in S.C., New Indy responds

The EPA order tells New Indy the company “has to reduce their hydrogen sulfide levels at the fence line of the facility.”
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Granholm: Normal service at gas pump likely by late Sunday

The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline has caused shortages at the pumps throughout the South and emptied stations in the Washington, D.C., area.

Inmate dies after found unresponsive in Mecklenburg Co. jail

  N.C.’s Appalachian area impacted by gap in stroke care access in emergency situations

  Parents charged in death of 1-year-old in Lancaster, S.C.

  Kids scatter as 50 shots fired in Charlotte neighborhood, hitting multiple homes and cars

Woman hoarding gas catches on fire following car accident in S.C., deputies say

  Crash brings down power lines, closes road in south Charlotte

  One arrested in the shooting death teen in east Charlotte

  Gov. Cooper: N.C. mask mandate still in effect as officials review new CDC guidelines

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  States, business sort out what new CDC mask guidance means

There is no easy way to determine who has been vaccinated and who hasn’t. The new CDC guidelines essentially leave it up to people to do the right thing.

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Knights Battle Back, Beat the Tides 3-2 on Thursday

An RBI single by Gavin Sheets in the bottom of the eighth inning broke a 2-2 tie and propelled the Charlotte Knights to a thrilling 3-2 win over the Norfolk Tides on Thursday night from Truist Field. The win was Charlotte’s second over their last three games.

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  Woman killed as shots fired into Hickory home with seven people inside

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  Pop Warner reviews viral video of hard hit in Union Co. youth football league practice

  COVID-19 vaccine scams popping up across social media

  Drivers worry gas shortage could affect weekend travel plans

Drivers are still hunting for gas in the Carolinas.
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  In devotion to Trump, House GOP taps Stefanik for a top post

Stefanik, R-N.Y., a moderate turned Trump loyalist who’s given voice to many of his false claims about election fraud, was elected as expected to the No. 3 post that Cheney, R-Wyo., held for over two years.

  ‘So I can hang with my friends’; Children 12 and up get COVID-19 vaccine across Charlotte

  S.C. records 229 new COVID-19 cases

  Woman says she paid $9.99/gallon at Charlotte gas station, customers file complaints

  First Charlotte area teens get their COVID vaccine shots. Here’s what you need to know