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Mexico could pay for the wall. Here’s how.

Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto told an assembly of top diplomats last week that “Mexico of course will not pay” for Donald Trump’s wall. His predecessor, former President Vicente Fox, put it more bluntly in a tweet storm last week, declaring: “TRUMP, when will you understand that I am not paying for that (expletive) wall.”

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Self-revealing finale: Obama being Obama

Barack Obama did not go out quietly. His unquiet final acts were, in part, overshadowed by a successor who refused to come in quietly and, in part, by Obama’s own endless, sentimental farewell tour. But there was nothing nostalgic or sentimental about Obama’s last acts. Two of them were simply shocking.

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Enhanced competition format for NASCAR

On Monday, NASCAR announced its enhanced competition format that will be implemented in all three of its national series this season: the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the NASCAR XFINITY Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Jeff Siner The Charlotte Observer
Enhanced competition format for NASCAR 4:17

Enhanced competition format for NASCAR

Judge orders release of video in fatal CMPD shooting under new state law 1:12

Judge orders release of video in fatal CMPD shooting under new state law

Charlotte School of Law reopened Monday 1:15

Charlotte School of Law reopened Monday

Hornets to offer scholarships 2:56

Hornets to offer scholarships