A billionaire pineapple and produce company owner’s vision for the future of nutrition science rises next to Main Street in this former mill town – massive red brick buildings with soaring columns that contrast with surrounding one-story houses, shops and churches.

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan on Sunday defended her call for a ban on travel from countries affected by the Ebola epidemic and denied that it represented a change of position.

The soaring number of people seeking vouchers puts Charlotte’s housing crisis in a new light.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police use a secretive surveillance system that collects information from cellphones and wireless devices to locate crime suspects but also gathers data from innocent people.

Thousands participated in the 36th annual Charlotte CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday. Organizers were hoping to raise at least $360,000.

This story about a parrot, two boys and a librarian is filled with heart, luck and kindness.

Celebrity Roundup 10.19.14

Ke Cheng, a professor at N.C. State, has designed a nanomedicine he hopes will give the heart some help.

'Private Violence,' a documentary by Durham filmmaker Cynthia Hill, airs at 9 p.m. Monday.

~Daily Edit 10.20.14

Guard Lance Stephenson has 14 points in return for Charlotte.

Brad Keselowski held off Matt Kenseth on a second two-lap overtime to win the GEICO 500 at Talladega.

UNC QB Marquise Williams, a Mallard Creek graduate, accounted for 463 total yards and led the Tar Heels on a late winning drive against Georgia Tech.

~NFL Cheerleaders 10.19.14

The SEC has reached a new milestone in the Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five.

Left-hander Madison Bumgarner, from Caldwell County, will pitch the World Series opener for the San Francisco Giants at Kansas City on Tuesday.

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