Doctors: How much you weigh can change effectiveness of ‘Plan B’ pill

Though many doctors see the accessibility of the pill as a positive, many also acknowledge most women do not end up talking with a doctor before buying.

AT&T workers strike in Southeast, more than 20,000 walk off the job

The strike involves over 20,000 technicians, customer service representatives and others who install, maintain and support AT&T’s residential and business wireline telecommunications network.
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Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in a dispute over a handicapped spot.


  Law enforcement video of moments after Gaston Co. chase that left one dead, one injured released

  Meck DA wants SBI, not CMPD, to investigate officer-involved shootings

North Carolina allows bar code ballots despite voter outcry

NTSB releases preliminary report on Earnhardt plane crash

  Changes in place as students start new school year

Summer is coming to an end for many students in the WBTV viewing area. A new school year lies ahead with leadership changes and updated safety measures.
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G-7 summit in France a test of unity among world leaders

European Council President Donald Tusk said the summit in the seaside resort of Biarritz would be "a difficult test of the unity and solidarity of the free world and its leaders" and that "this may be the last moment to restore our political community."

  Formerly anonymous farmer of famed Waxhaw sunflowers calls fields a ‘gift back to the community’

  President Trump tweets about another potential rally in NC

  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools chief communications officer to resign

AG Coalition and major telecom companies announce unified plan to curb Robocalls

  Man wanted, two teens arrested after 70+ guns stolen from NC pawn shop

Elephant dies unexpectedly at Riverbanks Zoo

13 hurt in crash involving bus on I-85 SB

  Teen charged in death of Mooresville High School student athlete

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  Florida woman charged with dog’s hot car death

A dog died after being left in a hot car for several hours on Thursday and its owner now faces charges.


Should Panthers sign Kaepernick if this Cam Newton injury — or the next — is serious?

No matter what the exact diagnosis turns out to be on Cam Newton’s latest injury, the fact that the quarterback got hurt in his first quarter of live action in eight months is a major concern for Carolina.

  Charlotte Christian vs Sun Valley

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11- Gavin Blackwell of Sun Valley

Panthers QB Newton leaves exhibition game with foot injury

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11-- Porter Rooks of Myers Park

Myers Park has 3 players on the 2019 FFN Electrifying 11. The final member is one of the best wide receivers in the state in Porter Rooks.


  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools lists 15 apps that could be dangerous to children

  Homes damaged after storms cause downed trees, power outages in Iredell County

  Miss North Carolina on a mission to get more African American females to go for a crown

  Warning issued for online scams involving pet adoptions

CMS announces changes to curriculum ahead of new school year

The new school year means new changes for grades K through 6th when it comes to English Language Arts and eighth grade for math.
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75 years later, US World War II veterans say: Never forget

Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate.

  $11.5 million pedestrian bridge will connect South End and uptown, with a bank’s help

  NC leaders propose $663 million refund for taxpayers

  Gov. Cooper vetoes bill requiring sheriffs to cooperate with ICE

  Family of man fatally shot by CMPD officer in Burger King parking details what ‘set him off’