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Some talented minority politicians in NC are ready to lead

Every North Carolina governor, U.S. senator, state Senate leader, lieutenant governor, attorney general, superintendent of public instruction and secret…
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I-77 toll lane subcontractor who drove dump truck into bridge banned from work on project

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The North Carolina Department of Transportation is considering fines after a driver for a subcontractor working on the I-77 …
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Steele Creek’s growth and location attracts businesses and residents

Businesses that would not have considered the Steele Creek area 15 years ago now find the area appealing with new Class A office space, destination reta…
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The Defenders: Same-sex couples excluded from NC government forms

A state lawmaker is promising action after our Defenders investigation uncovered a lack of equality for victims of domestic violence. Public records sh…
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Charlotte businesswoman, state rep. fight 'catfishing' with online petition, new legislation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A Charlotte businesswoman said she was cyberstalked, harassed, and catfished by a group of people online. Now, she and a sta…
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DOT tried to end the uproar over the I-77 toll lanes. But it’s brought fresh criticism.

As the N.C. Secretary of Transportation starts negotiations to modify the contract with a private company building toll lanes on Interstate 77, there…
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Lawmakers pass transportation bill without addressing I-77 tolls project

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Drivers frustrated with the I-77 tolls project saw a glimmer of hope as state lawmakers pushed a bill to help cancel the contract…
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NC lawmakers pass amendment to better protect victims of date rape

An amendment that would better protect victims that have been drugged without their knowledge has been passed by North Carolina lawmakers and is hea…
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Advocates for plan to stop I-77 toll project say progress being made

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. - If the state of North Carolina cancels or modifies the Interstate-77 toll lane project, there's now a plan in place brea…
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Future of NC Voter I.D. Law could end up in voters' hands

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A proposed constitutional amendment allowing voters to decide whether or not photo identification should be required to vote …
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