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Local News Roundup: Myers Park High sexual assault trial recap; State Auditor Beth Wood's hit-and-run incident; Murdaugh murder trial begins; Mecklenburg County Commission's budget retreat

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Zuri Berry

A jury ruled Friday that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools did not violate the Title IX civil rights of a former Myers Park High student who sued and said the school system didn't protect her after a 2015 sexual assault

CMS' high school seniors aren’t meeting goals. What the numbers mean.

Mecklenburg County Commissioners are huddling to talk about what the county's priorities should be for the next year during their budget retreat.

Details are coming to light about North Carolina auditor Beth Wood’s recent hit-and-run. We’ll update you on what happened during the December crash and why it seems Wood fled the scene.

The trial of a South Carolina attorney accused of murdering his wife and son is underway. Why this case and the Murdaugh family are capturing the attention of the nation.

Mike Collins and our roundtable of reporters delve into these stories and more, on the Charlotte Talks local news roundup.


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