Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s retirement could deal another blow to NASCAR

For many longtime fans, Dale Earnhardt Jr. – or maybe more specifically, his last name – represents longtime fans’ deep-rooted affinity for NASCAR, which has been suffering declining ticket sales for years. And Earnhardt’s newly announced retirement may deal yet another blow to the industry.

Still waiting for Burr to step up on Russia

The Senate Intelligence Committee is seen as the best chance for an investigation into Russia’s involvement in the Trump campaign and the 2016 election. But Richard Burr has done little so far to suggest he’ll aggressively lead on the matter.

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Killers sentenced in London murders

The mastermind and triggerman of the Doug and Debbie London murders are sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Charlotte. Jamell Cureton and Malcolm Hartley will be sentenced in separate hearings.
dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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Killers sentenced in London murders

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. announces his retirement

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Opening day at Patterson Farm

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