Students met with legislators during the 7th annual ‘Undocugraduation’, advocating for a bill that would grant in-state college tuition for undocumented students on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Raleigh, NC. By
There are thousands of North Carolina students who were brought to the U.S. as children through illegal immigration. When they graduate from high school, those hoping to attend college aren’t eligible for in-state tuition, as students in 20 other states are.
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Have you been attacked for your identity — your race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender or sexual orientation? Or have you witnessed a hate crime? Tell us about it.
The Charlotte Observer has joined a collaborative reporting project led by ProPublica to track hate incidents across the country.
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Munich Airport welcomes new US destination
American Airlines has launched a new service to the land of endless opportunities: Effective immediately, an Airbus A330 will be departing daily from Munich to Charlotte, in the US state of North Carolina. Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, with a total of 46.6 million passengers per year, is comparable to Munich Airport. It is the sixth-largest US airport and one of the busiest American Airlines hubs. The US carrier is planning to offer more than 700 daily connections there by the end of this year.
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Officials say a suicidal man was armed with a gun and had barricaded himself inside the home. (Taylor Simpson | WBTV)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A man was taken into custody uninjured following a SWAT situation that shut down a road in Charlotte late Wednesday night.
According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Dundeen Street as police were called around 7 p.m.
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Micah Smith | WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) –
A person was seriously injured when a vehicle overturned in a crash in west Charlotte Monday morning.
The single-vehicle wreck happened just before 7 a.m. Interstate 85 near Little Rock Road at Exit 30. Continue Reading “One taken to the hospital following west Charlotte crash”