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Charlotte Hornets home opener at Spectrum Center 0:58

Charlotte Hornets home opener at Spectrum Center

Charlotte Hornets host Atlanta Hawks in home opener 0:34

Charlotte Hornets host Atlanta Hawks in home opener

CMPD and Charlotte Fire on scene at west Charlotte pond 0:24

CMPD and Charlotte Fire on scene at west Charlotte pond

Cameron Roseman-Sinclair interception seals Myers Park win 0:58

Cameron Roseman-Sinclair interception seals Myers Park win

Jews celebrate New Year, start of High Holy Days at Temple Beth El in Charlotte 1:28

Jews celebrate New Year, start of High Holy Days at Temple Beth El in Charlotte

Panthers Luke Kuechly on familiarity with Buffalo Bills: 'They know us, we know them' 1:28

Panthers Luke Kuechly on familiarity with Buffalo Bills: 'They know us, we know them'

Charlotte Observer's Joe Person gives his prediction on the Panthers - Bears game 1:27

Charlotte Observer's Joe Person gives his prediction on the Panthers - Bears game

'Kneel-In' outside Bank of America Stadium 1:25

'Kneel-In' outside Bank of America Stadium

Wells Fargo CEO answers questions about jobs that were shipped over seas 3:51

Wells Fargo CEO answers questions about jobs that were shipped over seas

911 calls reveal moments of panic in prison 'mass casualty incident' 1:42

911 calls reveal moments of panic in prison 'mass casualty incident'

Hornets Dwight Howard plays key role in home opener win

Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard scored 20 points off 8 of 11 shooting from the field and pulled down 15 rebounds during the team's season home opener against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Spectrum Center. The Hornets defeated the Hawks 109-91.
Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Hornets Dwight Howard plays key role in home opener win 1:28

Hornets Dwight Howard plays key role in home opener win

Charlotte Hornets host Atlanta Hawks in home opener 0:34

Charlotte Hornets host Atlanta Hawks in home opener

Charlotte Hornets home opener at Spectrum Center 0:58

Charlotte Hornets home opener at Spectrum Center

Hornets coach Steve Clifford, players ready for home opener against Hawks 0:40

Hornets coach Steve Clifford, players ready for home opener against Hawks

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CMPD and Charlotte Fire on scene at west Charlotte pond 0:24

CMPD and Charlotte Fire on scene at west Charlotte pond

​'We have a mass casualty incident.' First responders on deaths of 2 NC prison workers. 0:42

​'We have a mass casualty incident.' First responders on deaths of 2 NC prison workers.

911 calls reveal moments of panic in prison 'mass casualty incident' 1:42

911 calls reveal moments of panic in prison 'mass casualty incident'

Former correctional officer describes brutal attack inside Raleigh's Central Prison 1:16

Former correctional officer describes brutal attack inside Raleigh's Central Prison

The sweet smell of BBQ is in the air at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church 1:04

The sweet smell of BBQ is in the air at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church

Dale Earnhadt Jr.'s baby announcment video by JR Motorsports 'Jubilation Nation' 1:23

Dale Earnhadt Jr.'s baby announcment video by JR Motorsports "Jubilation Nation"

Best Kept Secrets: Rainbow Falls 0:48

Best Kept Secrets: Rainbow Falls

Charlotte's 62nd homicide 1:17

Charlotte's 62nd homicide

Dale Earnhardt Jr shares some of his favorite memories as his NASCAR racing career draws to an end 1:29

Dale Earnhardt Jr shares some of his favorite memories as his NASCAR racing career draws to an end

A look at Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s career in NASCAR 2:15

A look at Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s career in NASCAR

  • WWI and WWII off the Coast of North Carolina

    The German U-boats stationed off the coast of the North Carolina during World War II were extremely successful in early 1942. The unique, offshore environment gave them a distinct advantage and they were able to wreak havoc on the merchant ships that travelled along the busy shipping lanes off of the Outer Banks. The area soon became known as Torpedo Junction because of the hundreds of ships that were sunk there.

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