After decades of promising to build a new urban village in uptown’s First Ward, developer Daniel Levine and local government leaders broke ground Thursday for the first phase – a park designed as the community’s centerpiece.

The agency previously counted such groups as “unmarried partners,” even if they were legally married

As early as next spring, the boom of seismic cannons will sound under the Atlantic Ocean as the first oil and gas exploration allowed off the East Coast in three decades gets underway.

Brazilian companies accused Dublin-based Fyffes of trying to “persuade Chiquita shareholders to believe in (a) mythical pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.”

Next week Rosh Hashana marks the start of these 10 Days of Awe, a period of repentance and introspection that culminates on Oct. 4 with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.

Festival in the Park  50th celebration

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is preparing for construction of its new concourse with an environmental review.

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Toppman: We can see ourselves in this drama about a gay couple thrown into trouble when one gets fired. Grade: B+

Two new spots, Eight Sushi Asian Kitchen in NC Music Factory complex and Bakersfield in Dilworth, zero in on what’s been missing – and what hasn’t been.

The Daily Edit: 09.19.14

Greg Hardy’s attorney was pushing for the trial to be delayed into 2015. Now, for Hardy to have a chance to play in 2014, he needs the trial to go forward.

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will need treatment ‘until February’ to keep playing.

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’ said it’s ‘utterly ridiculous’ to think spending a few hours with Team USA’s under-19 team gives him a recruiting advantage.

Butler High football coach Brian Hales said upgrading his team’s non-conference schedule has delivered everything he had hoped.

East Carolina's Terry Williams led unit that held Virginia Tech to 6 yards in first quarter.

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