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An increasing number of seniors who spend time in the hospital are surprised to learn that they were not “admitted” patients – even though they may have stayed overnight in a bed and received treatment, tests and drugs.

The acting Wake County district attorney plans to review hundreds of arrest cases from the protests at the N.C. Legislative Building in 2013, with the notion that the bulk of them will be dismissed.

Vet says this is not an issue as long as she eats her kibble and we keep grapes and onions away from her.

Columnist Josh Shaffer survives a 5K run at an NC nudist resort, an event that draws unclothed athletes from as far as Pennsylvania.

The beautiful but beleaguered monarch butterflies are migrating south; here’s what you can do now to make sure they’ll survive to return next spring.

Despite modest rate hikes for workplace health insurance, employees are seeing out-of-pocket costs rise, new study shows.

Here's our annual guide to working, playing, eating and shopping in the Charlotte region.

I know I'm stuck in the '60s lately, but I just can't get enough of the decade! Hope you forgive ...

Retro Charlotte

The Mint Museum Auxiliary has such a great program planned for its annual Fall Membership Meetin...

Olivia Fortson

Heritage hosts a wine dinner Sept. 18 focusing on Flora Springs Vineyard, with the winery's with ...

On Dining

There were plenty of interesting comments on the Observer's Facebook page for the story that sai...

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