East Meck RB Khamal Howard plays key role in Eagles’ turnaround

East Mecklenburg football coach Barry Shuford is hoping for a 2,000-yard season from junior running back Khamal Howard, last season’s the offensive MVP in the Southwestern 4A. Last week, Howard had 256 yards rushing and four touchdowns in the season opener against Berry.

Uber said to lose at least $1.2B in 1st half of 2016

The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a conference call to hear the latest details on its business performance from its head of finance, Gautam Gupta.

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Rafters enjoy the rapids on the French Broad River

With dozens of outdoor activities on offer for visitors to North Carolina's Asheville area, whitewater rafting remains one of the most popular options. Tourists, coming in the tens of thousands from around the country and the world, flock to companies, such as French Broad Adventures, to experience the Blue Ridge Mountains from the water.
JUSTINE MILLER jmiller@mcclatchy.com The Charlotte Observer
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Rafters enjoy the rapids on the French Broad River

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Baby safe following SWAT standoff

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Marriott's uptown 'innovation lab'

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East Meck football renaissance

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