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Duke Details Plans For 40-Story Tower On South Tryon Street

Duke Energy says it will start construction at the end of April on what is now a planned 40-story office tower across from its headquarters in uptown Charlotte.

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Rodney Moore
North Carolina General Assembly

Former Mecklenburg County Democratic Rep. Rodney Moore was indicted Monday on charges of filing false campaign statements and his ex-campaign treasurer faces a related charge.

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It’s been a little over a week since the Rayquan Borum trial concluded. After four weeks of pretrial motions, witness testimony and cross examination, the jury found Borum guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Justin Carr. Carr was a Charlotte man who was shot and killed during the second night of protests that erupted in the city after the police shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott in September 2016.

The fire damaged condos at The Admiral's Quarters, off West Catawba Avenue in Cornelius.
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Fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fire early Monday that damaged several apartments at a condominium complex on Lake Norman in Cornelius.

Nobody was hurt, but eight adults, three children and several dogs and cats were displaced by the fire.

Marc Lamont Hill

Monday, March 18, 2019

Mike Collins sits down with political commentator, author Marc Lamont Hill to talk about the subjects of police violence, the reasons for it and how to reduce the incidences of it. 

I remember a time when Thom Tillis did something courageous.

Media outlets across the state had started doing stories about a shameful part of North Carolina history. From 1929 through 1974, the state had forcibly sterilized some 7,600 men and women who had been classified as mentally ill, promiscuous, epileptic or just “feebleminded.”


The ballot is set for a new election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. The race includes a crowded field of candidates in the Republican primary, which will be held just over eight weeks from now.

While nearby states are acting quickly to move more restrictive abortion laws through their legislatures, South Carolina lawmakers have barely touched the issue so far in 2019.

The South Carolina prison system confirmed that 10 inmates were mistakenly released early from prison over the last two years.

South Carolina Department of Corrections spokeswoman Chrysti Shain told The State newspaper that the inmates were mistakenly released because of a miscalculation of their sentences. Inmates are supposed to be eligible for release only after serving 85 percent of their sentences.

Commentary: Millennials Are $1 Trillion In Debt, But They're Better At Saving

Mar 17, 2019

New findings from the New York Federal Reserve reveal that millennials have now racked up over $1 trillion of debt.

This troubling amount of debt, an increase of over 22 percent in just five years, is more than any other generation in history. This situation may leave you wondering how millennials ended up in such a sorry state.

Zion Williamson proved he's back and healthy with a dominating three-game show at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. And that has fifth-ranked Duke celebrating yet another championship in its already-record haul.


Finding Home

North End Is Hot, But Can It Handle Coming Change?

Camp North End is transforming an old factory complex off Statesville Avenue, and changing the neighborhood.

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A version of this story was originally published on May 8, 2018. Orlando has tourism, Nashville has music — it seems like Charlotte has always been defined by its banks. But have you ever wondered why?

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