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‘We can’t hide our head in the sand’

She was an honor student and first chair violin.

Black community sees Charlotte as glimmering, fake Oz

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City — a gleaming downtown, state-of-the-art stadiums, sparkling new mass transit, the nation's banking capital.

  • Black community sees Charlotte as glimmering, fake Oz

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City — a gleaming downtown, state-of-the-art stadiums, sparkling new mass transit, the nation's banking capital.

  • Feds push back on states targeting Planned Parenthood funds

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Obama administration has proposed barring states and other recipients of federal family planning grants from placing their own eligibility restrictions on where the money can go, which would undermine the efforts of 13 Republican-led states to prevent such money from going to Planned Parenthood.

  • Jerseys found in abandoned school could have historic ties

    MAMERS, N.C. (AP) — Buried treasures usually come in worn wooden chests, clinking coins of tarnished metal of untold wealth.

  • APNewsBreak: Iowa State president damaged school plane

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University President Steven Leath caused "substantial damage" to a university airplane he was piloting when it made a hard landing at an Illinois airport last year — a costly incident kept quiet for 14 months.

  • Federal agency OKs license to run Alcoa's NC dams to 2055

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal regulators have issued an operating license allowing a series of hydroelectric dams in central North Carolina to keep churning out electricity for sale until 2055.

Plymouth native among top firefighters

ATHENS, Ala. — Of the more than 5,000 firefighters in Alabama, Nick Alexander of Athens is one of the “less than one percent” known as a Smoke Diver.

Jobless rate slightly lower

Pitt County’s December unemployment rate was slightly higher than the same month a year ago.

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