About 200 runners from the Charlotte area will be participating in this year’s Boston Marathon. Among the spectators will be Charlotte’s Nicole Gross, who was injured in last year’s bombing.

Checkpoint E at Charlotte Douglas International Airport has had a gentler, more soothing face since October, when a hotel-sponsored upgrade installed couches, a “recomposure area” for travelers to get their shoes back on and stuff together, and new video screens.

Almost six years after the enactment of a federal law designed to reduce fraud in the mortgage industry, some question whether the law goes far enough to keep those accused of fraud out of the industry.

The stranger who moved in across the street from Nathaniel Cunningham in Waterloo, Iowa last summer seemed like the perfect neighbor.

The superintendent’s request for $27 million in county money to give Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees 3 percent raises is raising early doubts among county commissioners, who say that’s asking county taxpayers to assume a state responsibility

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New Beginnings Church Gives Away $10,000 in Gas

Leaders of four Charlotte-area charter schools say they won’t provide the same salary information that other public schools do, even though N.C. education officials say the law requires it.

Your media consoles, cables, controllers and remotes don’t have to be an eyesore. Storage is available in all shapes and sizes.

~ The Daily Edit 04.18.14

Because this Bobcats-Heat playoff series contains two of the greatest players in basketball histo...

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Bobcats owner Michael Jordan nailed it when he said Josh McRoberts was the key Bobcat this season.

BofA Panther Stadium gets new escalators

DeVoe, a senior Clemson recruit, is the Charlotte Observer’s All-Region boys player of the year.

Story of alien who wants to become human (or so I concluded) sticks in the memory. Grade: B+

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