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Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional.

The blaze broke out about 3:50 p.m. at a single-story frame residence in the 500 block of North Church Street, fire officials said. That is about two blocks from the downtown district.

A motorcycle crash has claimed the life of local businessman Don Tilley and left his wife in critical condition.

The crash was reported about 4:40 p.m. at North Tryon Street and Orr Road. According to reports, the collision involved a motorcycle and a car.

No serious injuries were reported in the two cases, which took place during a 90-minute span Friday morning.

Construction crews will close Interstate 85 for a brief time in Gaston County as they build a new weigh station.

A West Charlotte High student was struck by a car while crossing Beatties Ford Road just before 7 a.m. Friday, the second incident on the same stretch of road during the first week of school. She was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Fire caused extensive damage to a house in Gastonia early Saturday.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police on Friday arrested a man who had escaped last month from the custody of Rowan County sheriff’s deputies at a magistrate’s office.

Starting this fall, transcripts for graduates of UNC-Chapel Hill with include context about average grades awarded in each class. The practice is a response to the nationally acknowledged problem of grade inflation.

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