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They came in dress suits pinned with medals and faded shirts from wars old and new for Friday’s opening of the American Legion 96th National Convention.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Friday that the girl, who was walking alone on the greenway not far from Pineville-Matthews Road, escaped serious injury.

Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. But they whisked him away to their Manhattan office and grilled him for two hours on an entirely different topic: Islamic State extremists.

The Sheriff’s Office said Dr. Steven Elliott Skorman was arrested Thursday at his office, Carolina Foot and Ankle, in the 100 block of Lee Street.

A Charlotte system of food banks, emergency pantries and community gardens works to get fresh fruits and vegetables that aren't harvested to people in need.

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New York’s Central Park offers a zoo, nature sanctuary, a literary walk and a movie tour.

~ The Daily Edit 08.22.14

The Charlotte Hornets have signed rookie P.J. Hairston, the former North Carolina shooting guard they acquired in a draft-night trade with the Miami Heat.

Fowler: If you have to play a fake game, at least play it against the New England Patriots, the team NFL fans either love or hate.

You might be surprised where Marshawn Lynch ranks. And watch out for overreaching at this position.

You're invited to our Tailgate Party on Sept. 4 at Whisky River in the Epicentre. Former players Wesley Walls, Travelle Wharton and Mike Rucker will join our Panthers sports staff for a rolicking chat.

   Former NASCAR team owner Ed Whitaker, who won 20 races in what is now the Nationwide Series wi...

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