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  Creator of ‘Storm Area 51’ event says not to take it seriously

The creator of "Storm Area 51: They Can’t Stop All of Us” says not everyone realizes it's all a joke.

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Mother, convicted for going into hiding with her daughter, appeals sentence

Man accused of brutal assault on woman at Wingate University

  Mayor Lyles: Charlotte won’t ‘tolerate’ Trump rally ‘send her back’ chants at RNC 2020

Fayetteville police searching for missing mom and 4-year-old daughter

  Lead partner steps up for potential Charlotte MLS team

A big step was taken on Friday toward bringing professional soccer to Charlotte.
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  Nation celebrates 50th anniversary of 1st lunar footsteps

Celebrations are in full swing across the country for the 50th anniversary of humanity's first footsteps on another world.

  CMS Superintendent Dr. Clayton Wilcox to resign Aug. 2

  Neighbors distraught after man shot in chest, killed after crashing car into house

  Second arrest made in killing of Mint Hill 22-year-old

  Family: Man killed in Gastonia shooting

  Charlotte ice cream man assaulted in 2018 speaks about repeat offender getting back into trouble

  Charlotte faith leaders meet to discuss solutions as crime rises in community

  Man airlifted to hospital after shooting in Salisbury, suspect not found

  Suspect in deadly shooting at Steak 'n Shake released from hospital, charged with murder

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Trump offers to guarantee rapper A$AP Rocky’s bail in Sweden

Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, the president had said in a Friday tweet that he would intervene to try to free Rocky, whose real name is Rakim May.

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  Sitting down with Robert Woodard - the new face of UNC Charlotte baseball

Earlier in July UNC Charlotte announced the hiring of Charlotte native Robert Woodard as their new head coach, following the retirement of 27-year-long coach Loren Hibbs.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. spread his mom’s ashes. Then an amazing sight appeared in the sky.

His legions of fans said on social media they believe the rainbow was a beautiful, peaceful sign of love and gratitude from his mom.

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  Why you’re seeing abandoned cars around Charlotte and what you can do

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Missing 21-year-old woman last seen more than a week ago in Gaston Co.

  NCGA budget has millions in earmarks for parks, water infrastructure in mostly Republican districts

A study of earmarks for local park projects and water and sewer infrastructure improvements included in the budget passed by the North Carolina General Assembly found 91 percent of the earmarked money is slated to go to Republican districts if the current budget were to become law.
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  Iran says its seizure of British ship a ‘reciprocal’ move

The free flow of traffic through the Strait of Hormuz is of international importance because one-fifth of all global crude exports passes through the waterway from Mideast exporters to countries around the world.

  Sheriff: Children killed execution style, two more believed dead in Alexander Co. mass murder

  Rock Hill Schools participates in eLearning pilot program

  Peaches from Rowan County orchard getting rave reviews this year

Dale Earnhardt Jr. spread his mom’s ashes. Then an amazing sight appeared in the sky.