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Some restaurant owners claim they’re having trouble finding workers during the pandemic

Some employees have left the restaurant industry for good amid the perils of the pandemic, which exposed workers to the coronavirus and uncooperative patrons.
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Mom who gave birth on flight didn’t know she was pregnant

The baby boy, Raymond Mounga, arrived early at just 29 weeks while mom was traveling to Hawaii for vacation with her family.

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  60 vehicles impounded, more than 50 people indicted for aggressive driving and street racing in Charlotte

Health officials: 50 percent of N.C. adults now partially vaccinated against COVID-19

One injured in shootout between drivers on Pineville, N.C. highway

Gov. Cooper declares May 6 National Day of Prayer

  10 people taken to hospital in serious crash on I-77 in southwest Charlotte

Ten people were hurt in a crash on Interstate 77 in southwest Charlotte Thursday morning.
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Remote learning still widespread even after Biden hits goal

Almost 4 in 10 students continued to take all their classes remotely, and another 2 in 10 were split between classroom and remote learning.

  A ‘sisterhood’ no one wants: Mother’s Day event to celebrate moms of homicide victims

  Fallen Watauga deputies honored at high school baseball game

  Video shows car slam into tractor-trailer on I-77 in Charlotte, troopers urge drivers to slow down

  WBTV launches ‘Good Question’ podcast, here’s where you can listen

  NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit York County, S.C. destroying farm, killing about 4,000 turkeys

  Crime Stoppers: Police searching for men who stole expensive blenders from east Charlotte Smoothie King

  Wells Fargo awarding millions to Charlotte organizations to advance economic mobility, improve racial equity

CMS policy change: No more than two guests allowed for students’ end-of-year shows

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Father hikes 10 miles for help after son has mini-stroke in wilderness

The 26-year-old credits his father’s quick actions and preparedness along with rescuers for his life.

SPORTS

Wednesday Pro-Am at the Wells Fargo Championship

An absolutely gorgeous Wednesday out at the Quail Hollow Club for the final pro-am before the start of the Wells Fargo Championship.

  Opening Knight! Baseball returns to Charlotte

After 615 days, the Charlotte Knights will return to play as they host the Gwinette Stripers. The first pitch is at 7:04 p.m.

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  ‘Vaccines are the key’: N.C. Gov. Cooper tours Mecklenburg County vaccine clinic

  Preparations and practice as the Boone community gets ready to say goodbye to fallen deputies

Charlotte to require paper bags for yard waste collection, residents could be fined for using plastic bags

  Mecklenburg Co. focuses on improving access to vaccinations for marginalized communities

  S.C. reports 397 new COVID-19 cases

State health officials are urging residents to be vigilant in practicing social distancing and wearing masks to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.
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19-year-old who aged out of system adopted by caseworker

As a teen, she spent years in state care and group homes, where she met her caseworker. Over five years, the two formed a special bond.

  Health experts predict we will not reach herd immunity, what it means for the future with COVID-19

  Lawsuit filed against Concord Mills over death of 13-year-old caught in crossfire

Asian American group calls for NC to pass Hate Crimes Prevention Act

  Dump truck fire and fuel spill causes morning traffic backups on I-77 NB in Iredell County