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WBTV Charlotte
The Charlotte area had 4 copperhead bites in 2 weeks. It may get worse, experts say.CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - Copperheads have two annua
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 35 minutes ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - Copperheads have two annual mating cycles and Charlotte is in the midst of one now, which could explain why four people were hospitalized with bites during a two-week period. But something more is... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
NC: Did the Media Underreport the Attempt to Bomb the Asheville Airport?Associated Press wire stories about the search and arrest without further repor
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 hours ago
Associated Press wire stories about the search and arrest without further reporting, including The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer. "As of 12 October 2017, there have been a handful of stories about Estes, mostly syndicated from an... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
NFL Sexism, Domestic Violence, and Cam Newton’s Role in All of ItPanthers were fresh off a victory against the Patriots and Newton was being que
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 9 hours ago
Panthers were fresh off a victory against the Patriots and Newton was being questioned during a press conference when Charlotte Observer reporter Jourdan Rodrigue asked him a question about the routes his receivers had been running. Newton... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife are expecting their first child. Is it a boy or girl?CHARLOTTE, NC (Brendan Marks/The Charlotte Observer) - There might be another E
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 hours ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Brendan Marks/The Charlotte Observer) - There might be another Earnhardt, after all. Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced on Instagram on Monday afternoon that he and his wife, Amy, are expecting their first child soon. “Excited to share the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Federal drone regulations needed soon (The Charlotte ObserverThe following editorial appeared in The Charlotte Observer on Friday: On one r
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
The following editorial appeared in The Charlotte Observer on Friday: On one recent Sunday, there were 12 incidents across the country of drones flying too close to airplanes or airports, according to The Washington Post. The good news: All the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Did the media underreport the man who placed a bomb in the Asheville airport?Associated Press wire stories about the search and arrest without further repor
The News & Observer / Posted 19 hours ago
Associated Press wire stories about the search and arrest without further reporting, including The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer. Others on social media commented on the media’s apparently low appetite for the story. Do you know who... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Harriette Thompson, oldest woman to ever run a marathon, dies at 94CHARLOTTE, NC (Theoden Janes/The Charlotte Observer) - Harriette Thompson – a
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 hours ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Theoden Janes/The Charlotte Observer) - Harriette Thompson – a three-time cancer survivor who ran her first marathon at age 76, then 16 years later became the oldest woman ever to complete one – died early Monday in Charlotte. She was... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Amazon to hire about 600 in N.C. and 3,000 in S.C. for the holiday seasonCHARLOTTE, N.C. (Katherine Peralta | The Charlotte Observer) - Amazon.com said
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 hours ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Katherine Peralta | The Charlotte Observer) - Amazon.com said last week it plans to hire nearly 120,000 workers to staff the company’s facilities nationwide during the busy holiday season, when gift purchasing and shipping... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Family: Missing 18-old 'mentally challenged' Gastonia girl in need of medicationThe company plans to hire about 600 temporary workers in North Carolina this ho
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 hours ago
The company plans to hire about 600 temporary workers in North Carolina this holiday season. (Credit: Davie Hinshaw | The Charlotte Observer) Amazon.com said last week it plans to hire nearly 120,000 workers to staff the company’s facilities... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Silver Alert issued for missing man in Burke CountyThe company plans to hire about 600 temporary workers in North Carolina this ho
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 hours ago
The company plans to hire about 600 temporary workers in North Carolina this holiday season. (Credit: Davie Hinshaw | The Charlotte Observer) Amazon.com said last week it plans to hire nearly 120,000 workers to staff the company’s facilities... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC man decapitates mom’s dog, police sayThe company plans to hire about 600 temporary workers in North Carolina this ho
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 hours ago
The company plans to hire about 600 temporary workers in North Carolina this holiday season. (Credit: Davie Hinshaw | The Charlotte Observer) Amazon.com said last week it plans to hire nearly 120,000 workers to staff the company’s facilities... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Gardner-Webb alum wakes from coma after being injured in Las Vegas shootingCHARLOTTE, N.C. (LaVendrick Smith | The Charlotte Observer) - A former Gardner-
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 hours ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (LaVendrick Smith | The Charlotte Observer) - A former Gardner-Webb University student who was injured in the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas woke up from a coma and is showing encouraging signs, according to her family. Tina Frost was... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Death of Providence Day School student touches a nerve among Charlotte parentsCHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - The funeral for a 16-year-
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - The funeral for a 16-year-old Providence Day School football player found dead last week in Uwharrie National Forest will be Wednesday. It is a teen death that has touched a nerve among Charlotte... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Daughter of SC soldier inspires tears with reaction to toy bear dressed like daddyCHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - The 5-year-old daughter of
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - The 5-year-old daughter of a soldier stationed at Fort Jackson Army installation in South Carolina has become an internet star, after a video was posted of her unguarded reaction to a custom-made... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
5 boys charged after drugstore robbery, car break-insfive boys whose ages range from 14 to 16 were arrested in connection with the S
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
five boys whose ages range from 14 to 16 were arrested in connection with the Saturday morning crimes. Police told The Charlotte Observer that Officer Travis Archer attempted a traffic stop on the stolen Ford Escape before it ran a red light,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
5 boys charged after drugstore robbery, car break-insfive boys whose ages range from 14 to 16 were arrested in connection with the S
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
five boys whose ages range from 14 to 16 were arrested in connection with the Saturday morning crimes. Police told The Charlotte Observer that Officer Travis Archer attempted a traffic stop on the stolen Ford Escape before it ran a red light,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
5 boys charged after drugstore robbery, car break-insfive boys whose ages range from 14 to 16 were arrested in connection with the S
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
five boys whose ages range from 14 to 16 were arrested in connection with the Saturday morning crimes. Police told The Charlotte Observer that Officer Travis Archer attempted a traffic stop on the stolen Ford Escape before it ran a red light,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Multiple indecent exposure reports in Steele Creek has residents feeling uneasycatch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobs
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
catch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobserver.com HIGH POINT (Cristina Bolling/The Charlotte Observer)- If they seemed exhausted you’d forgive them. But Drew and Jonathan Scott – best known as HGTV’s... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
One man shot in Gaston County Sunday morningcatch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobs
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
catch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobserver.com HIGH POINT (Cristina Bolling/The Charlotte Observer)- If they seemed exhausted you’d forgive them. But Drew and Jonathan Scott – best known as HGTV’s... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Child dies after falling in grease pit at Auburn ice cream shopcatch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobs
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
catch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobserver.com HIGH POINT (Cristina Bolling/The Charlotte Observer)- If they seemed exhausted you’d forgive them. But Drew and Jonathan Scott – best known as HGTV’s... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Panthers fan seen in viral video punching man multiple times at game ignores reporters while leaving jailN.C. – The Carolina Panthers fan caught on video punching a man multiple times
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 2 days ago
N.C. – The Carolina Panthers fan caught on video punching a man multiple times has been released from jail. The Charlotte Observer reported that Kyle Adam Maraghy, 26, of Charlotte, was released from the Mecklenburg County jail after... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Wanted sex offender arrested in Rowan Countycatch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobs
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
catch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobserver.com HIGH POINT (Cristina Bolling/The Charlotte Observer)- If they seemed exhausted you’d forgive them. But Drew and Jonathan Scott – best known as HGTV’s... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Silver Alert issued for man in Burke Countycatch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobs
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
catch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers. Source: cbolling@charlotteobserver.com HIGH POINT (Cristina Bolling/The Charlotte Observer)- If they seemed exhausted you’d forgive them. But Drew and Jonathan Scott – best known as HGTV’s... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
What are TV’s busiest twins doing in NC? We catch up with the fast-moving Property Brothers.HIGH POINT (Cristina Bolling/The Charlotte Observer)- If they seemed exhausted
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
HIGH POINT (Cristina Bolling/The Charlotte Observer)- If they seemed exhausted you’d forgive them. But Drew and Jonathan Scott – best known as HGTV’s “Property Brothers” – are fresh faced and gracious Saturday morning in High Point, as they sit at an... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Train hits tractor trailer in Cleveland CountyRiver? Report it with your phone.See pollution in the Catawba River? Report it
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
River? Report it with your phone.See pollution in the Catawba River? Report it with your phone. (Davie Hinshaw/ The Charlotte Observer) A smartphone app developed for the Charlotte-based Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation will help people... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Las Vegas shooting victim, local alum awakens from comaRiver? Report it with your phone.See pollution in the Catawba River? Report it
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
River? Report it with your phone.See pollution in the Catawba River? Report it with your phone. (Davie Hinshaw/ The Charlotte Observer) A smartphone app developed for the Charlotte-based Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation will help people... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Fed up with I-77? CATS sets meetings on plan to reconsider light rail to Lake NormanCHARLOTTE, NC (Joe Marusak/The Charlotte Observer) - Fed up with Interstate 77
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Joe Marusak/The Charlotte Observer) - Fed up with Interstate 77? Here’s your chance to speak in support of a plan to revive light rail from Charlotte to Mooresville. Beginning this month, Charlotte Area Transit System has scheduled... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
See pollution in the Catawba River? Report it with your phone.CHARLOTTE, NC (Bruce Henderson/The Charlotte Observer) - A smartphone app deve
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Bruce Henderson/The Charlotte Observer) - A smartphone app developed for the Charlotte-based Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation will help people explore the Catawba and make it easier to document and report pollution. The Catawba... Read more
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SportingNews
Talladega gifts Dale Earnhardt Jr. with dad’s ’79 Monte CarloSuperspeedway officials, in conjunction with the International Motorsports Hall
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
Superspeedway officials, in conjunction with the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and the state of Alabama. Per the Charlotte Observer, the gesture “brought a big smile to the retiring driver and joyful tears to his wife, Amy.” Earnhardt... Read more
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The News & Observer
Thom Tillis reaching across party linesof approval or a mandate to ram through an ideologically driven, far-right agen
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
of approval or a mandate to ram through an ideologically driven, far-right agenda,’’ Tillis wrote in an op-ed piece in The Charlotte Observer in January. “If the election was a mandate for anything, it was for elected officials in both parties to... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
UPDATE: Video appears to show missing 12-year old walking in Quartercalled for grabbing the face mask of Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
called for grabbing the face mask of Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah last Sunday in Detroit. (Jeff Siner | The Charlotte Observer) Kuechly’s penalty was the first of two face-mask penalties against the Panthers on successive... Read more
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Newsmax
Fight at Panthers' Stadium Ends in Bloodied Victim, Assault ArrestEagles. A man wearing a Cam Newton jersey threw several punches at a man seate
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
Eagles. A man wearing a Cam Newton jersey threw several punches at a man seated behind him, following an argument, The Charlotte Observer reported. The assailant was recorded on cameraphone punching the other man; the video then went viral... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Conneaut toddler reportedly raped then murdered; manhunt under way to find suspectcalled for grabbing the face mask of Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
called for grabbing the face mask of Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah last Sunday in Detroit. (Jeff Siner | The Charlotte Observer) Kuechly’s penalty was the first of two face-mask penalties against the Panthers on successive... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte club stepping up security after Vegas shootingcalled for grabbing the face mask of Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
called for grabbing the face mask of Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah last Sunday in Detroit. (Jeff Siner | The Charlotte Observer) Kuechly’s penalty was the first of two face-mask penalties against the Panthers on successive... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Panthers’ Luke Kuechly fined $9,000 for face-mask penalty on Lions RBCHARLOTTE, NC (Joseph Person/The Charlotte Observer) - The NFL has fined Panth
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Joseph Person/The Charlotte Observer) - The NFL has fined Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly $9,115 for his face mask on Lions running back Ameer Abdullah in last week’s game at Detroit, according to a league... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Johnston Rd, Hwy 51 intersection shut down due to water main breakcalled for grabbing the face mask of Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
called for grabbing the face mask of Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah last Sunday in Detroit. (Jeff Siner | The Charlotte Observer) Kuechly’s penalty was the first of two face-mask penalties against the Panthers on successive... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Panthers identify fan who left 62-old bloodied in stands after ‘sucker punch’ incidentwith a female companion, who continued to argue with others in the stands as sh
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
with a female companion, who continued to argue with others in the stands as she left. The Instagram user, whom the Charlotte Observer identified as Warren Carrigan, described what led to the incident in the caption to the video, noting the... Read more
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SportingNews
Luke Kuechly injury update: Panthers LB 'perfectly fine' but remains in concussion protocolPanthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was "perfectly fine" Friday, defensive coordin
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was "perfectly fine" Friday, defensive coordinator Steve Wilks told reporters (via the Charlotte Observer) the day after Kuechly left Thursday's game against the Eagles late in the second quarter to be evaluated for a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Gang members found guilty of Lake Wylie murders, other killingCHARLOTTE, NC (Michael Gordon/The Charlotte Observer) - Three years after Doug
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Michael Gordon/The Charlotte Observer) - Three years after Doug and Debbie London were gunned down in their Lake Wylie home, a federal jury closed the loop on the killings Friday, finding three Charlotte gang members guilty of murder... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Trump has a new plan to kill Obamacare, and it could workThe following editorial appeared in The Charlotte Observer on Thursday: Donald
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The following editorial appeared in The Charlotte Observer on Thursday: Donald Trump has a new way to get rid of Obamacare. This one comes without the humiliating defeats previous repeal efforts have suffered in Congress. It also might dodge the... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Panthers coordinator declares Luke Kuechly “perfectly fine”team said he was in the concussion protocol. Today, one of his coaches declare
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 3 days ago
team said he was in the concussion protocol. Today, one of his coaches declared him well. According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks told reporters that he talked to Kuechly today, and that the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
‘Last year was ... scarier,’ but third Luke Kuechly concussion should give us all pauseCHARLOTTE, NC (Joseph Person/The Charlotte Observer) - It was what no one want
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Joseph Person/The Charlotte Observer) - It was what no one wanted to see – not the 74,000-plus watching at Bank of America Stadium, not the fans watching at home, certainly not the Carolina Panthers’ players and coaches. And though... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Bloody altercation between fans caught on camera during Panthers gamethrough social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed.
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
through social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed. A Carolina Panthers spokesman told The Charlotte Observer that the organization was reviewing the incident with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, but police officials... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Bloody altercation between fans caught on camera during Panthers gamethrough social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed.
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
through social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed. A Carolina Panthers spokesman told The Charlotte Observer that the organization was reviewing the incident with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, but police officials... Read more
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WALB Albany
Bloody altercation between fans caught on camera during Panthers gamethrough social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed.
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
through social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed. A Carolina Panthers spokesman told The Charlotte Observer that the organization was reviewing the incident with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, but police officials... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Bloody altercation between fans caught on camera during Panthers gamethrough social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed.
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
through social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed. A Carolina Panthers spokesman told The Charlotte Observer that the organization was reviewing the incident with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, but police officials... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Bloody altercation between fans caught on camera during Panthers gamethrough social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed.
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
through social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed. A Carolina Panthers spokesman told The Charlotte Observer that the organization was reviewing the incident with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, but police officials... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
Outta Left Field: Boys will be boysan actual professional football player in the NFL, answered a question from Pan
Ball State Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
an actual professional football player in the NFL, answered a question from Panthers beat reporter Jourdan Rodrique of the Charlotte Observer in a press conference following a Panthers 27-24 win over the Lions. “I know you take a lot of pride in... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Bloody altercation between fans caught on camera during Panthers gamethrough social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed.
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
through social media Friday morning, as people called on charges to be filed. A Carolina Panthers spokesman told The Charlotte Observer that the organization was reviewing the incident with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, but police officials... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
80% off adoption fees at Rowan Animal Shelter on SaturdayPanthers tailgatingCharlotte wants to limit CIAA ‘pop-up’ parties. That could i
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Panthers tailgatingCharlotte wants to limit CIAA ‘pop-up’ parties. That could impact Panthers tailgating Credit: The Charlotte Observer At a City Council committee meeting Wednesday, city officials struggled to explain how they might target... Read more
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