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One candidate didn’t meet her father until she was 15. Another grew up in public housing. Another experienced first-hand the problems of veterans returning from war.
The abrupt closing of StudentFirst Academy charter school April 1 resulted in 102 students enrolling in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools such as Ashley Park and Whitewater Middle, a CMS official said.
It was the worst day of Kyle White’s life, one he knew he wouldn’t survive.

Cleveland County authorities want to question Frazier Glenn Cross Jr. – a white supremacist charged with killing three people near Kansas City earlier this month – about any role he may have played in a triple homicide at a Shelby adult bookstore in 1987.

A political veteran, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board member and a reform-minded attorney are among the five Democrats looking to replace Sen. Malcolm Graham in the N.C. Senate.

Voting for the May 6 primary starts Thursday. Here are some things to remember.

As it prepares for major construction on the Lynx Blue Line extension, the Charlotte Area Transit System hopes its experience in building and operating the city’s first light-rail line will make the expansion go smoother.

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