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Charlotte files paperwork intending to purchase ‘Red Line’

The rail line’s existing owner, Norfolk Southern, would be permitted to continue freight trains alongside future passenger trains. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The city of Charlotte has filed paperwork with the federal government indicating intent to purchase railroad tracks that would become the city’s Red Line commuter rail service.…
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Fire crews responds to fire at east Charlotte church

In total, 30 firefighters responded to the church. Charlotte Fire confirmed there were no reported injuries. Fire investigators determined the fire was accidentally caused by a cooking fire and caused $15,000 in damages. PODCASTS FROM WCNC CHARLOTTE: All of WCNC Charlotte’s podcasts are free and available for both streaming and download.…
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Concord realtor warned after selling home with wrong square footage listed

It’s just one of the 1,900 complaints the agency receives regarding misrepresentation each year. HARRISBURG, N.C. — As North Carolina remains home to some of the hottest housing markets in the country, hundreds of people across the state are filing complaints every year, accusing real estate brokers of misrepresenting critical details of the homes they sell.…
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Weather IQ: Are temperature readings really taken in the shade?

Meteorologist Brittany Van Voorhees explains why it often feels hotter than the number on your thermometer (or favorite weather app). CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One of the most common questions WCNC Charlotte’s meteorologists are asked is why it feels so much hotter than their weather app or even the thermometer at home indicates. …