Ron Rivera
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Rivera Clears Out His Panthers' Closet In A Yard Sale For Happy Fans

How much stuff do you accumulate over nine years? Everyday life has a way of throwing lots of papers, knick-knacks and clothing at us over time. It adds up. Now imagine you’re an NFL head coach who gets lots of free T-shirts, jackets and shoes, all with the team logo on them. After nine years, it really adds up. Which is why Ron Rivera decided to have a yard sale Saturday.

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Police say two people were shot to death just minutes apart early Sunday in southwest Charlotte.

Redlands, Calif., is known for its orange groves, its Victorian homes, and its small-town feel. Sixty miles east of Los Angeles, the city is home to about 75,000 people. But that number is expected to get a lot bigger.

"Redlands is already changing," says Mayor Paul Foster, "and this is just more of the future that's coming."

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RALEIGH — An insurance company magnate and two associates go on trial this week on charges they conspired to bribe an elected North Carolina regulator with up to $2 million in campaign money so scrutiny of his businesses would ease.

Early caucusing begins on Saturday in Nevada as the race for the Democratic presidential nomination moves west.

Democrats in the state have been scrambling the past two weeks to adjust their plans in the wake of the caucusing debacle in Iowa.

Donald Trump speaking Wednesday at McGlohon Theatre.
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President Donald Trump will return to Charlotte for a campaign rally one day before the "Super Tuesday" primary election, his campaign announced Friday.

Asha Degree was 9 years old when she disappeared on February 14, 2000. An age-progressed photo shows what she might look today.

Friday marked 20 years since 9-year-old Asha Degree of Shelby in Cleveland County disappeared. According to the FBI, Degree was last seen walking alone along Highway 18, where about two years later, her backpack was found buried at a construction site in nearby Burke County along a stretch of that highway. Some of her belongings were still inside — a library book from a concert T-shirt. They revealed that information two years ago. 

Bernie Sanders
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a campaign rally at Charlotte’s Belk Theater on Friday ahead of the rapidly approaching North Carolina primary, listing reasons why he believes he is the best candidate to defeat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.

Evidence In Trash Can Links Dead Neighbor To Missing SC Girl

Feb 14, 2020
Cayce Department of Public Safety

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Investigators found a man dead inside his South Carolina home shortly after finding an item from a missing 6-year-old girl who lived in his neighborhood inside his trash can, authorities said.


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