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Garner Shooting

The State Bureau of Investigations was called in to assist in an investigation after a Johnston County Sheriff's deputy shot a man who was being served a warrant on Dec. 4.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 21:53:48

Deal Challenge

A national civil rights group is working with University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students and faculty to challenge the school's recent settlement with the Sons of Confederate Veterans to ensure the "Silent Sam" monument wouldn't return to campus.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 21:52:03

Wildlife Bypass

A simple box culvert cut into the earth under a motorway could be the safe passage that prevents wildlife in North Carolina's national parks from becoming roadkill.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 21:49:51

Silent Sam Settlement

UNC-Chapel Hill interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz is pleading with UNC System leaders to clear up questions about the settlement with the N.C. Sons of Confederate Veterans over the Silent Sam statue.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 19:30:23

School Assignment

A lesson on the Three-Fifths Compromise of 1787 went horribly awry at a Middle School in North Carolina, media outlets report.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 19:28:36

Coastal Boundaries

Two North Carolina agencies are feuding over who controls waters where the largemouth bass and white perch swim.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:20:11

Voter ID Rules

The State Board of Elections will hold a public hearing today on rules for issuing photo IDs at county election offices, a new service offered as part of the implementing legislation for the voter ID constitutional amendment.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:17:30

Wilmington Rematch

Sen. Harper Peterson, D-New Hanover, is up for a rematch against Republican Michael Lee, who he unseated in the 2018 election.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:16:31

Asheville Fire Dept.

A former firefighter has told Asheville City Council and other top municipal officials he believes harassment claims by a high-ranking female firefighter show "a pattern of behavior" among commanding officers "that the city of Asheville has an obligation to address."

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:15:20

Community Health Centers

Across North Carolina, community health centers are contending with what has become an unpleasant tradition: planning for a potential federal funding lapse.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:13:58

Impeachment Votes

Democratic U.S. House members David Price and GK Butterfield will vote for both articles of impeachment in the House against President Donald Trump.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:12:42

McCrory Polling

With a poll showing him with a double-digit lead in a Republican primary, former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory suggested Wednesday that he's keeping the door open to running for his old seat.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:10:50

Guilford Judge

Gov. Roy Cooper announced the appointment of Marc Tyrey as a District Court Judge in Guilford County.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:09:24

Military Construction

U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis announced Wednesday he has secured $1.821 billion for North Carolina military installations, including for Hurricane Florence recovery and construction projects.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:08:17

River Access

A recent clash between a landowner and several recreational users on the North Mills River in Henderson County highlights the blurry rules that govern who may or may not use North Carolina's waterways that flow through private property.

MODIFIED: 12/11/19 18:06:58

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"We are excited to welcome a Major League Soccer team to Charlotte and are taking several major steps to be a welcoming, diverse and inclusive community to the league’s 30th team."
Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles, in a letter announcing that the city will spend $110 million in support of a Major League Soccer team.
THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 12/11/19

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