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SC man dies in Lancaster industrial accident

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A South Carolina man died after being involved in an industrial accident at a local business, Thursday, according to the county’s coroner.  The business in Lancaster County is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.   The accident happened just before 4 p.m. …
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Top things to know ahead of Monday's tax deadline

Your taxes must be done by April 15 or you could face consequences. GREENSBORO, N.C. — With Tax Day quickly approaching, this is the last weekend before you miss deadline. If you’ve already filed your taxes, the IRS said returns are usually sent back within three weeks or less than 21 calendar days.…
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Rockslide shuts down US 321 near Blowing Rock

U.S. 321 is closed in both directions just south of Blowing Rock after heavy rains caused a rockslide late Thursday night. CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. — A section of U.S. 321 is closed in northern Caldwell County after heavy rains caused a rockslide on Thursday night, transportation officials said. …
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Monroe restaurant countersues residents for defamation

The owners of East Frank Superette claim the citizens suing them are slandering them for hosting drag performances. MONROE, N.C. — East Frank Superette and Kitchen has countersued a group of Monroe residents for defamation. The suit alleges the group slandered the restaurant owners because it had hosted drag performances.…
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Suspect charged in Belmont man's disappearance 'disposed of the victim into trash,' affidavit says

D’Shaun Montrell Robinson told detectives he “disposed of” Andy Tench’s body in the trash and never called police, according to an affidavit. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man who was arrested in connection with the disappearance of a Belmont man last month told Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police he put the man’s body in the trash, according to an affidavit obtained by WCNC Charlotte. …