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Stories with place: Monroe
  • Officials: Norovirus sickened 170 at elementary school 
    Updated: May-29-15 6:55 am

    MONROE, North Carolina - Authorities in Union County believe 170 people who were sickened after eating at a Monroe elementary school last week contracted the fast-spreading Norovirus.

  • NC toll road moves ahead with contractor guilty of fraud 
    Updated: May-28-15 6:50 pm

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - North Carolina transportation officials are pushing ahead with an embattled toll road outside Charlotte, even after a politically connected paving contractor involved in the $840-million project pleaded guilty last year to defrauding taxpayers.

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg police chief announces retirement 
    Updated: May-18-15 4:45 pm

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe says he is retiring from the post on July 1, ending seven years on the job.