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Charlotte, North Carolina: Largest city in North Carolina
Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Located in the Piedmont, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population was 885,708, making it the 15th-most populous city in the United States. The city is the cultural, economic, and transportation center of the Charlotte metropolitan area, whose population ranks 23rd in the U.S., and had a population of 2,569,213, in 2018. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2018 census-estimated population of 2,728,933.


More U.S. states ease coronavirus curbs despite health warnings [Video]

More U.S. states ease coronavirus curbs despite health warnings

U.S. states from Minnesota to Mississippi this week prepared to join other states that have eased coronavirus restrictions to try to revive their battered economies, although some business owners..

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Virtual Democratic convention? Could be, says Biden [Video]

Virtual Democratic convention? Could be, says Biden

Just a few days after the Democratic National Convention had been postponed from July until August, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Sunday said Democrats should be prepared to host a..

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'Westworld' Star Tessa Thompson Teases Season 3: "This Year Is a Whole New Charlotte" | In Studio [Video]

'Westworld' Star Tessa Thompson Teases Season 3: "This Year Is a Whole New Charlotte" | In Studio

“This year, it’s a whole new Charlotte, if she is Charlotte,” Thompson told The Hollywood Reporter on 'Westworld' season three.

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he would not cancel the Republican National Convention in August in Charlotte, North Carolina, because of the coronavirus.
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Days after the conclusion of his impeachment trial, President Trump visited Charlotte, North Carolina Friday to speak on opportunity zones. Both protesters and supporters gathered outside the venue to.. - Published

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Beyond Meat and KFC are expanding a test of plant-based Beyond Fried Chicken to Charlotte, North Carolina, and Nashville, Tennessee, starting Feb. 3. - Published

J. Charles Jones, Civil Rights Activist, Is Dead at 82

He was a participant in many pivotal events of the 1960s, beginning with lunch-counter protests in Charlotte, N.C. - Published

Timperley woman reunited with wedding ring lost in ballot box

The family heirloom fell from Charlotte's finger as she voted in the general election.
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Man posted photos of himself with stacks of cash after stealing from bank, charges say

Arlando Henderson — 29, of Charlotte, North Carolina — is accused of stealing more than $88,000 from a bank vault. - Published

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Sen. Thom Tillis "shocked" letter alleging Kavanaugh misconduct didn't come up during testimony

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina, joins John Dickerson from a Red Cross shelter in Charlotte, North Carolina, to discuss Florence’s impact on the state and the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.
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Why a pallbearer at Elijah Cummings' memorial didn't shake Mitch McConnell's hand

Bpbby Rankin, a 64-year-old man from Charlotte, had personal reasons for being angry at Mitch McConnell, he told The Washington Post. - Published

Michael Jordan opens health clinic in North Carolina

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Michael Jordan opens health-care clinic to serve low-income communities in Charlotte

Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan unveiled the Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic that will serve low-income community members. - Published

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Michael Jordan gets emotional after opening a $7 million medical center in Charlotte, N.C., that he and his family funded. (Oct. 17) - Published

Stoke-on-Trent bride has father's ashes put into wedding nails

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GOP convention host city condemns Trump's "racist" tweets

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