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Travel is smooth at 5:50 a.m. Wednesday across the Charlotte region, with one exception.

Gym shirts made of Kevlar. Underpants featuring “anti-odor technology.” No-sweat briefs. Lycra made of corn. And exercise shorts designed with Cordura, a rugged material most often associated with things like car seats and luggage.

A year after Rowan County teen Erica Parsons was reported missing, investigators say they are continuing to get new leads and are making progress toward solving the case.

Activist investor Carl Icahn has said he hopes a higher bidder for Family Dollar emerges, but he’s not waiting around to see: Icahn has sold more than one-third of his stock in the discount retailer, according to securities filings late Tuesday.

McDonald's is coming under intensifying pressure for labor practices at its U.S. restaurants.

Detectives have arrested a man in connection with a 20-year-old sexual assault in west Charlotte.

A large area of high pressure spread across the Eastern United States, sending Charlotte’s morning low on Tuesday to 62 degrees – not far from the 59-degree record for the date, set in 1920.

When Cramerton Mayor Ronnie Worley recently drove across a new bridge spanning the South Fork River, he breathed a sigh of relief.

Anna Spangler Nelson, a Charlotte investor and civic activist, was elected Tuesday to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.

Matthew Phillips has been named associate dean for Working Professional MBA Programs at Wake Forest University School of Business.

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