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NC headliners: 46 statewide events & program deadlines make for b...

Here's our latest wrapup of upcoming conferences, contests, workshops, application deadlines and socials happening across North Carolina in December and January. Most events are now held online d

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CMPD Investigating Third Homicide In Les...

Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives say 28-year-old Herbrea Keels has been identified as the gunshot victim in the fatal northeast Charlotte shooting.

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Bi-Partisan Bill Would Designate Virgini...

The Great Dismal Swamp goes back centuries as a refuge for Native American tribes and enslaved Black people.

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First look at busy Feb. across NC: Environmental Compliance, Taki...

Plenty of technology and life science events and deadlines are on tap for February. Here's the latest roundup.

Local News
Auditorium At Theatre Charlotte Signific...

Another blow to an organization already deeply impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  Theatre Charlotte tells WCCB their auditorium was significantly damaged by a fire that broke out around 2am on Monday,

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State Articles
NC among new ‘tech hotspots’ as IT worke...

North Carolina is becoming a top relocation spot for techies fleeing big metros in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Just ask Jason Caplain, partner at Bull City Ventures.

Business
Thousands of Unemployed Americans Must Repay Overpaid Benefits

Many Pandemic Unemployment Assistance recipients are on the hook for overpayments, regardless of fault.

National News
NFL Week 9 Wrap-Up: Wilson Regresses and...

Here's our recap of everything that happened in Week 9 of the NFL.

Sports
NFL Week 7 Wrap-Up: Undefeated Steelers ...

With Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season finished, we see dominance in veterans like Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and Big Ben, and franchises crumble.

Sports
Things Are Heating Up on 'The Bachelorette'—Here's the Season 16,...

On this week's "Bachelorette" episode, Clare explores the bachelors' love languages, and things get a little steamy!

TV
NFL Week 6 Wrap-Up: The NFC (L)East

With Week 6 of the 2020 NFL season finished, the NFC East is atrocious, the Titans are special, and Rodgers needed a wake-up call.

Sports
Run One of These 3 Holiday-Themed Virtua...

Work off those quarantine pounds while still having fun—by participating in one of these holiday virtual races.

Wellness
General Mills Releases 'Buddy the Elf' Cereal

Let's stick to the four main food groups for breakfast—candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup!

Products & Promotions
Two-Headed Snake Found Inside a North Ca...

Jeannie Wilson of Taylorsville, North Carolina, discovered a two-headed rat snake in her house. Shortly after, she found a "forever home" for it with a snake wrangler.

News
New 'Bachelorette,' New Drama: Here's th...

"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC and the drama's already started! (Warning: spoilers ahead)

TV
Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

National News
NFL Week 4 Wrap-Up: Cowboys... We Need t...

With the NFL working around COVID diagnoses of notable players like Cam Newton and a multitude of Titans personnel, we see the Cowboys struggle and Houston's coach is fired.

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National Articles
New Music Review: Top 5 Songs Released J...

It's our weekly music review: 5 new songs released; 5 new songs reviewed. Check out our reviews and see if there are any new songs to add to your playlist.

Music
VIDEO: Brave Photographer Chases Away Po...

In recently resurfaced footage from 2018, a photographer is setting up a shot in a desolate landscape when a curious polar bear wanders a bit too close. But, the photographer doesn't seem to bat an eye at the animal, instead, he causally shoos and chases the bear away.

World
24 Inspiring Kobe Bryant Quotes

One year ago today, the world lost Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others in a helicopter crash. And in remembrance of the lives lost, we want to take a moment to reflect on some of Kobe Bryant's most thought-provoking, most impactful quotes.

Local Culture
New National Mask Mandates Extend to Int...

Keep that face covering handy! A set of new presidential orders is enacting a national mask mandate for all interstate travel on public transportation, federal buildings, federal land, and other federal sites.

National News
Top 5 Tips for How to Clean Your Closet

"In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find that fun, and ... SNAP! The job's a game!" Mary Poppins taught us well. Here are 5 tips to live by for 2021.

Home & Garden
Discover This Instagram Account That Shares Stories of 'Tiny Kind...

Rachel Hunt Steenblik's Instagram account "Tiny Kindness" shares small stories of people helping one another out: because "Kindness isn't tiny."

Wellness
Make Meals Inspired by ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘...

Looking for ways to get the kids interested in cooking? CozyMeal has you covered with these pop-culture fan favorites.

Entertainment
X Games Aspen 2021: Full Lineup of Event...

The X Games Aspen 2021 take place from Friday, January 29, through Sunday, January 31, at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. Despite not having spectators in 2021, this is a can't-miss event!

Events
Vermont Chicken Hatches and Continues to Raise a Duckling

A Silkie chicken hen sat on a duck's egg until it hatched. The duck is still living with the chickens.

Lifestyle
PEBBLES Cereal Is Celebrating Its 50th B...

Whether you enjoy Cocoa PEBBLES or Fruity PEBBLES, you just might receive a birthday gift from PEBBLES.

Products & Promotions
Top 5 Tips to Occupy Your Child at the D...

Nobody waits better than a 5-year-old. Nobody. (For those of us in the real world, these tips are real lifesavers.)

Wellness
Godiva Chocolate to Close All US Stores

The famous Belgian chocolates will be available online and only at select retail stores. All retail Godiva stores in North America will close by the end of March.

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