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Obama plunges into new role

On Day 1, President Obama calls Middle Eastern leaders and prepares for his first presidential briefings on the economy and Iraq.

AKA sorority brings women’s business expo to Charlotte

Organizers say a bad economy may be just the time to launch a new enterprise

Tips for preserving those Obama keepsakes

With proper storage or display techniques, your cherished items will look great for years to come

U.S. Senate confirms Clinton for Secretary of State

Republicans and Democrats alike said her swift confirmation was necessary so that President Obama could begin tackling major foreign policy issues

His moment has arrived

ANALYSIS

Barack Obama takes office today with a realistic prospect of joining the ranks of history’s most powerful presidents.

King and Obama

OPINION

Obama sprang from King’s sacrifice. Without the bullet King took, Obama may have never secured a place on the ballot.

A brush with the unexpected

A Charlotte Cub Scout troop has a chance encounter with Barack Obama

Teaching King’s legacy to a new generation

To celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., Davidson College hosted “King Day for Kids.”

Winter storm warning: 3-5 inches in Charlotte

Forecasters say they expect a storm to dump snow over much of North Carolina late tonight and Tuesday

Obama presidency will present unprecedented security challenges

As jubilant Democrats were nominating Barack Obama for president in late August, the U.S. Secret Service placed its largest order ever for bulletproof glass.

Next stop: The White House

A slow-moving train carrying Barack Obama rolled into D.C. Saturday, carrying not just the Obama family but the hopes and dreams of countless black Americans

Wright: Obama’s rise was God inspired

The Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. told an audience at Howard University that God helped Barack Obama achieve what no other African American has done

Obama’s election no panacea

OPINION

“Barack Obama’s election does not render my father’s dream realized.”

Julius Peppers wants out

The Carolina Panthers’ Pro Bowl defensive end announced late Friday night through his agent that he wants a change of scenery

Police: “Myers Park rapist” still unknown

A man arrested Thursday and charged with four rapes in the 1990s in Myers Park is not the only man whom police say targeted the neighborhood nearly two decades ago.

Entertainment

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Carolina Black Music Month: Greg Cox

If you were a fan of Sean “Diddy” Combs and his MTV reality shows, then you may remember seeing a...

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

People

Greg-Cox

Carolina Black Music Month: Greg Cox

If you were a fan of Sean “Diddy” Combs and his MTV reality shows, then you may remember seeing a...

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