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Missing Concord woman found dead in vehicle

CONCORD, N.C. — Concord police have updated a Silver Alert after a woman was found dead in a vehicle Saturday.  Catherine Richardson, 75, was found dead in a vehicle along Littleton Drive around 9:10 a.m. Saturday, the department said. Officers said their reliminary investigation does not indicate any signs of trauma, though the department is continuing to investigate. …
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Charlotteans reflect on Earl's Grocery closing during store's last day

The Elizabeth grocery store is the latest Queen City business to permenantly close up in the last few months. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Another day, another well-known business in the Queen City closing its doors for good. Some due to COVID-19, some due to personal reasons, some simply finding the high-priced overhead too much to take on.…
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Sam Mikulak advances following gymnastics qualifier

The 28-year-old Mikulak, who is a six-time U.S. national all-around champion, is originally from California. TOKYO, Japan — Olympic Gymnast Sam Mikulak will move on to the gymnastics final in the Men’s Gymnastics qualifer on Saturday, finishing in fifth place .…
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Cornelius neighborhood collects thousands of hard to recycle K-Cups with the help of local car dealership

CORNELIUS, N.C. — As residents make efforts to recycle more consistently, they’ll want to make sure they’re recycling the proper items and in Mecklenburg County plastic Keuring Cups is one of the items not on the list. But neighbors in the Bailey’s Glen neighborhood– a 55 and up community in Cornelius made it an effort for the second year to collect their K-Cups and get them into the right hands to recycle.…