Murkowski won’t back Supreme Court vote before election

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska says she doesn’t support taking up a Supreme Court nomination so close to the Nov. 3 election.
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  Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick

President Donald Trump on Saturday promised to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider the pick without delay.

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  'A fervent icon of equal rights’; Local leaders remember Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Man charged with murder in case of N.C. man who went missing after planned car sale

‘I deeply regret the loss of Mr. Easter:’ Charlotte mayor speaks out after CMPD employees ‘cited for termination’

  Crime Stoppers: Police searching for man who shot woman during attempted ATM robbery in south Charlotte

  BBB: Top three scams in Charlotte area in September

As people continue to struggle financially during this pandemic, scammers are trying to capitalize on that by ripping you off.
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GOP hopeful Supreme Court battle will help shift election

Just 44 days before President Trump’s reelection will be decided, Republicans are again looking to a Supreme Court nomination fight to unite a deeply fractured party as it faces the very real possibility of losing the White House and control of the Senate this fall.

  Peaceful rally to be held in Charlotte to honor Jacob Blake, Jr.

  Local church works with City of Charlotte to build sustainable housing units in uptown

  High schooler unable to access internet with CMS hot spot five weeks into school year

More than 27K coronavirus cases reported in Mecklenburg County

  Some school districts move to Plan A for elementary students, others still deciding

  Victim dies after duplex fire in Charlotte’s NoDa area

Garth Brooks’ sold-out Charlotte show rescheduled for third time, now set for 2021

  Five sworn CMPD employees ‘cited for termination’ in connection to in-custody death of Harold Easter

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Tropical Storm Beta churns slowly toward Texas, Louisiana

Beta would be the ninth named storm to make landfall in the continental U.S. in 2020, tying a record set in 1916.

SPORTS

Kevin Harvick nabs 9th win of season to roll into 2nd round

Kevin Harvick steamrolled his way into the second round of the playoffs by holding off Kyle Busch on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway for his series-best ninth victory of the season.

Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers injury report and scouting report for Week 2

Knox, Wells help Marshall beat No. 23 Appalachian State 17-7

Lawrence, No. 1 Clemson overwhelm The Citadel 49-0

Jurkovec helps BC beat Duke 26-6 in Hafley’s debut

Phil Jurkovec threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns, Zay Flowers had 162 receiving yards, and Boston College beat Duke 26-6 to give Jeff Hafley a win in his first game as a head coach.

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  Remnants of Sally felt across Charlotte-metro area

  Gov. Cooper announces N.C. elementary schools allowed to return for in-person learning

  President Trump reacts as some N.C. voters mistakenly get 2 absentee ballots

South Carolina sees drop in new coronavirus cases

  CMS teachers asking for ‘more clarity’ in plan for return to in-person learning

Teachers are wrapping their heads around teaching students who are in the classroom and in their own homes in the same school day.
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Boy, 6, helps critically injured dad call 911 after double shooting that killed mother

Police are searching for two men who allegedly robbed the couple before shooting them.

  Body found believed to be N.C. man who went missing after planned car sale

  FIRST ALERT: Heavy rainfall drenches Carolinas as Sally’s remnants approach Atlantic

Charlotte 49ers cancel Saturday football game after players placed in quarantine

Downed tree blocks part of Highway 51 in Matthews