Kylie Moore

Digital News and Engagement Editor

Kylie Moore is the Digital News and Engagement Editor at WFAE. Prior to joining WFAE in November 2018, she was the Associate Editor at Charlotte Agenda, where she helped to guide editorial structure and strategy for both the website and daily newsletter, spearheaded multiple ongoing series and curated and developed social media for both Charlotte Agenda and high-profile clients such as Coca-Cola and Lyft. She has received critical acclaim from the North Carolina Press Association for her editorial work. 

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Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill that would've required a new primary election in the 9th District Friday, saying it would make it harder to root out corruption in elections and campaigns.

Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles joined Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins Thursday, Dec. 13.
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Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles said she has not been told about a possible move of the Carolina Panthers' headquarters to South Carolina.

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Dan McCready has withdrawn his concession to Republican Mark Harris in the 9th District Congressional race and says there should be a new election if the State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement finds the results were tainted amid potential ballot fraud.

Winds from Florence sent a tree crashing down on Nichole Sanchez's rental home on the night of Sept 14.
Nichole Sanchez

Gov. Roy Cooper's office says more than 720,000 people across the state have received some form of food assistance in the seven weeks after Hurricane Florence.

The hurricane, which made landfall in September, caused a historic $17 billion in damages.

Erin Hull / Duke Health

A 25-person team of doctors, nurses and staff at Duke University Hospital performed the state's first successful abdominal wall and bowel transplant this week.

Updated 4:50 p.m.

E-cigarette usage, or vaping, has risen 430 percent in middle school students and a staggering 894 percent in high school students since 2011, according to the 2017 North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey, prompting the FDA commissioner to label the surge in use as an epidemic.

Updated 9:50 a.m.

Police responded to reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School Friday morning, but according to county emergency management director Tom Collins, the culprit was a malfunctioning water heater.

CMS Superintendent Clayton Wilcox
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CMS Superintendent Clayton Wilcox did not attend Saturday’s funeral for the Butler High School student who was shot and killed on the school’s campus, saying his presence at the funeral would have been a distraction.

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Two experts on redistricting said that democracy isn’t working because of gerrymandering - and that voters already know how to fix it.

“There really is a sense among a lot of people that the system is broken in some really fundamental ways, and redistricting is a big part of that,” said Michael Li, senior counsel at Brennan Center for Justice’s Democracy Program.

Winds from Florence sent a tree crashing down on Nichole Sanchez's rental home on the night of Sept 14.
Nichole Sanchez

A new estimate from the Office of State Budget and Management shows that Hurricane Florence caused close to $17 billion in damage when it made landfall in September, up from the original $13 billion estimate.