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The Carolina Panthers and their new owner David Tepper are donating close to $1.5 million to aid Hurricane Florence disaster relief efforts.

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The Red Cross is asking for people to donate blood after the organization had to cancel hundreds of blood drives in the southeast because of Hurricane Florence. The organization needs constant donations to keep its supply of blood strong.  

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster gives an update on flooding from Florence Sept. 18.
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South Carolina’s estimated financial losses from Florence are at more than $1.2 billion, according to Gov. Henry McMaster.

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Three people were killed in a workplace shooting Thursday morning in northeast Maryland. Several other people were wounded during the attack at a Rite Aid distribution center.

The shooter, identified by the sheriff as Snochia Moseley, 26, of Baltimore County, also died; she shot herself in the head.

Floodwaters Inundate Lake At NC Power Plant, Raising Alarm

15 hours ago

Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike at the facility and inundated a large lake, raising concerns of a potential breach.

A 17-year old student at Forestview High School in Gastonia was charged with making a false report of mass violence after they say he threatened to shoot some teachers and students there.

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Police have made an arrest after a man fired multiple shots at a group of people in north Charlotte, striking one 12-year-old boy in the leg, and narrowly missing a sheriff's deputy who was responding to the scene.

Charlotte Talks: Examining Religion In Art

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art has a new exhibit, Wrestling the Angel. The exhibit takes critical look at the role that religion plays in art, and how it has impacted us both in society and socially.

Protesters in uptown Charlotte on the day after the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott.
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Two years ago Thursday, protests erupted in the wake of the police shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, a black man who lived in Charlotte.

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Two years ago Thursday, Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer. That shooting and the days of protests after his death, are seared into Charlotte’s collective memory. Or are they? 

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