Charlotte-based Chiquita Brands International and Irish produce company Fyffes upped the estimate of how much their merger will save by $20 million Wednesday, as the companies try to convince shareholders not to vote down their deal in favor of a buyout offer from two Brazilian companies.

The failure of that bill was just one example of a flurry of late-session activity that affected schools before the N.C. General Assembly adjourned last week, said CMS associate general counsel Jonathan Sink.

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced on a public corruption charge as early as next week, according to new documents in his case.

Someone flew a camera drone into Bank of America Stadium area during the Kansas City Chiefs-Carolina Panthers game. Now the FAA has the case.

Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama on Tuesday outlined steps to help veterans and restore trust damaged by a series of “outrageous and inexcusable” problems and scandals.

Editorial: Government keeps a lot of secrets from you. That's why it's important for Congress to act on the FOIA Improvement Act.

The N.C. National Guard's 145th Airlift Wing was among the units tapped to drop food and water to starving refugees stranded near the Iraq-Syrian border.

The Plaza Midwood deli-cafe-wine shop has never closed for a day in 12 years. Owner Blake Barnes says it's like being on 'Survivor.'

Lettuce Carry, a local online grocery delivery service started two years ago, has shut down, the ...

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Bill as an 'anchor' to enliven North Tryon Street, the old First Baptist Church was transformed into an entertainment venue.

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Rookie Philly Brown has the edge in the race to replace Ted Ginn Jr. as the return specialist. But Brown isn’t looking at it that way.

Yahoo! Sports reported that a UNC football player sustained a concussion during an alleged altercation at his room.

Ardrey Kell OL Mason Veal, who committed to play at UNC, has evolved from an awkward seventh-grader who disliked football.

Many NASCAR traditions have changed, but at least one is coming back: the Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway will return to Labor Day weekend.

A couple of new cookbooks inspire home cooks to cook their food over wood.

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