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Segregation in 2018? Resistance builds as NC town charter school bill labeled racist

Calling a controversial charter school bill the latest battleground in Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s long war against school segregation, four African-American former school board chairs Tuesday urged North Carolinians to "stand up and fight institutional racism." House Bill 514, introduced by Rep. Bill Brawley, would allow four majority-white suburban towns outside Charlotte to create their own charter schools, Read More

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Early returns: Mark Harris leads incumbent U.S. Rep. Pittenger in NC primary | Charlotte Observer

Challenger Mark Harris is leading Rep. Robert Pittenger in the first returns from their Republican primary in the 9th District Tuesday night. And Dan McCready had a big lead over Christian Cano in the Democratic primary. Meanwhile incumbent Rep. Alma Adams was leading three Democratic challengers in the 12th District primary. Republican Paul Wright of Read More

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2018 Best Cities For Middle-Class Buyers — And The Worst

Being in the middle is notoriously tough. The middle child. Middle age. Middle films in trilogies (we’re giving you a pass, “The Godfather, Part II”). And then perhaps the most challenged group of all: the middle class. Because the American dream sure ain’t cheap these days, or easy to achieve. Politicians may fight over middle-class Read More

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SWAT Team Dispatched In Standoff In Northwest Charlotte: CMPD

CHARLOTTE, NC — Charlotte police were in a standoff with a wanted suspect Thursday morning who refused to surrender for arrest. The suspect was barricaded in an apartment on Jones Street, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, who dispatched its SWAT Team and negotiators to the scene. The suspect eventually surrendered around noon, CMPD said.