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Glen Wood, NASCAR Hall of Famer, dies at 93

Glen Wood, the stock car racing pride of Virginia, scored 99 NASCAR Cup wins in a career that started in 1950. He and his brother Leonard are considered among the pioneers in the sport and played major roles in popularizing the sport in Southern California, a continent away from their native Virginia. Following a lengthy illness, Glen Wood, who was the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, died Friday at the age of 93. “In every way, Glen Wood was an original. In building the famed Wo...
Tags: News, France, Virginia, Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Obituaries, Ford, Nascar, Wood, Suarez, Motorsports, Southern California, Charlotte, Anaheim


Purcell makes quarter-finals at Australian Amateur

Conor Purcell in action in Australia. Picture: Golf Australia Portmarnock’s Conor Purcell continues to impress in the Australian Amateur Championship and will face Australia’s Kyle Michel in the quarter-finals at Woodlands Golf Club today.The Dubliner beat reigning champion Keita Nakajima of Japan 2-up in the second round before defeating England’s Thomas Sloman 3&2 having ousted ...
Tags: Japan, England, Australia, Germany, Singapore, US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, New South Wales, Charlotte, Purcell, Amateur golf, Royal Melbourne, Conor Purcell, Kyle Michel


Griffin hits winning 3-pointer for Southern Miss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tyree Griffin had 10 points with six assists and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with six seconds remaining and Southern Mississippi defeated Charlotte 63-60 on Thursday night. After a timeout by the Golden Eagles, Griffin worked the clock down below 10 seconds and let loose from near the top of the circle […]
Tags: News, Sports, Griffin, Charlotte, N C AP, Golden Eagles, Southern Miss, Southern Mississippi, Tyree Griffin


7 Editor-Approved Matte Lipsticks That Will Never Forsake You

For the average person, the promise to love someone (or some thing) for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health is reserved for wedding vows, 'til death do them part. For us, the same could be said about our favorite matte lipstick.There's a time and a place for glosses, stains, and sheer balms, but a good matte lip color is always a requirement to have on hand. After all, what's there to not love about major pigment that lasts through a burger and/or a kiss? Bu...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Walmart, Sephora, Charlotte, Maybelline, Roseland, Sam Sasso, Aimee Simeon, Jessica Cruel, Thatiana Diaz, Rachel Lubitz, SassoNARS Velvet Lip Glide Roseland


Police: Suspect armed with knife when officer killed him

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities believe a suspect in a pair of armed robberies was armed with a knife when a police officer shot and killed him in the parking lot of a North Carolina shopping center. Lt. Brad Koch of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said Thursday that investigators believe 32-year-old Michael Daniel Kelley brandished […]
Tags: News, Nation, North Carolina, Charlotte, N C AP, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, Brad Koch, Michael Daniel Kelley


Suspect in 2 armed robberies shot, killed by police officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a suspect in a pair of armed robberies has been shot and killed by an officer. Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told reporters that police on Wednesday afternoon spotted a car believed to have been involved in two armed robberies that took place earlier in […]
Tags: News, Nation, North Carolina, Charlotte, N C AP, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police, Kerr Putney


/Film’s 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

We are at the start of a new year and you know what that means: a whole new year of movies to anticipate. The /Film crew recently sat down, put our heads together, and compiled a list of our top 25 most anticipated movies of 2019. You can see the fruits of our labor below. And before you ask “But wait, why isn’t this movie on the list?”, please note that we recorded our deliberations as we formed this list as a podcast. So the answer you’re looking for is probably in that audio. Note: severa...
Tags: Movies, Justice, Senate, Stephen King, Disney, Dc Comics, Features, Jake Gyllenhaal, Elton John, Tommy Lee Jones, Dean Deblois, Steven Soderbergh, Seth Rogen, John, Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell


DaBaby Is 2019’s Funniest, Scariest Rapper

Charlotte rapper DaBaby looks at his phone, and there is a video of a woman's butt on it. DaBaby gets so fired-up about this that he drives his pickup truck off of a cliff. While the truck is falling, DaBaby is dancing. The truck crashes, exploding into a crude special-effects fireball, but DaBaby is just … More »
Tags: Music, Tree, Charlotte, Status Ain't Hood, Aesop Rock, Vic Spencer, KEY, Blockhead, Sauce Walka, Creek Boyz, DaBaby


Bank of America 4Q profits jump on higher interest rates

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America’s fourth-quarter profits rose by 39 percent on an adjusted basis, the bank said Wednesday, helped by last year’s steady rise in interest rates as well as a lower tax rate. The Charlotte-based banking giant said it earned $7.28 billion, or 70 cents a share. That’s compared to $2.37 […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Bank Of America, Ap, Charlotte


Panthers owner: Team needs contingency plan behind QB Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers owner David Tepper says it’s important for the team to have a solid contingency plan in place at quarterback next season given the uncertainty surrounding franchise QB Cam Newton’s bothersome right shoulder. Newton struggled most of the season throwing the ball more than 15 yards downfield because of a lingering […]
Tags: News, Sports, Newton, Charlotte, Cam Newton, N C AP, David Tepper


Social Innovation and Open Innovation – Two Sides of the Same Coin

Charlotte Peleszezak is graduated in International business law and entrepreneurship from HEC Paris. Her professional thesis examined the link between open innovation and corporate social responsibility within large companies. 1) Hi Charlotte, could you explain the topic of your recollection, crossing open innovation with social innovation? Large companies are becoming aware of their role in ...
Tags: CSR, Innovation, Social Innovation, Tech For Good, Charlotte, Open Innovation, HEC Paris, Charlotte Peleszezak


The most heroic airline pilots of all time

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Miracle on the Hudson, we recount the tales of heroic pilots who really earned their hefty salaries. 1. The Miracle on the Hudson January 15, 2009 Perhaps the best known incident of recent times, involving the most brilliantly monikered pilot. Chesley Sullenberger III, at the helm of US Airways Flight 1549, managed to land safely on the Hudson River after a flock of Canada geese disabled both the aircraft’s engines just 2,818 feet above the ground. All 155 pas...
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, Science, Indonesia, La, Singapore, Tom Hanks, Beijing, Canada, Southampton, Heathrow, Qantas, Airbus, Harpercollins, Montreal, Detroit


Parker thanks Spurs fans for 'a great memory'

Tony Parker took the court in his first return to San Antonio since leaving for Charlotte amid chants of "To-ny, To-ny, To-ny." He later applauded the fans. "It was a great memory for me that I will cherish for the rest of my life," he said.
Tags: Sport, Spurs, Nba, Tony Parker, San Antonio, Charlotte, Parker


Police: 1 dead in shooting inside North Carolina mall store

PINEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in a North Carolina town say a person was shot and killed during a dispute at a store inside a mall. Multiple news outlets report the shooting occurred shortly after midday Sunday in the DTLR store in Carolina Place Mall in Pineville, a bedroom community of Charlotte, and that a […]
Tags: News, Nation, North Carolina, Charlotte, N C AP, Pineville, DTLR, Carolina Place Mall


NASCAR’s Logano, Truex Jr. and Suarez satisfied with testing at Auto Club Speedway

The 2019 Southern California racing season opened this week at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana as three NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series drivers spent two days testing, getting a taste of the new rules package. Joey Logano, who won the driving title last season, was on the track along with Martin Truex Jr. and Daniel Suarez. Truex, winner of last spring’s Auto Club 400, finished second to Logano and then made the jump to Joe Gibbs Racing when Furniture Row Racing ceased operations. Suarez is drivi...
Tags: Nbc, California, Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Long Beach, Las Vegas, Honda, Monterey, Eddie, Kurt Busch, Nascar, Suarez, Truex, Calvin


Jacob, Osaghae help FIU hold off Charlotte 69-66

MIAMI (AP) — Trejon Jacob hit three 3-pointers and scored 19 points and Osasumwen Osaghae finished with 13 points, seven rebounds, seven blocked shots and three steals to guide Florida International to a 69-66 victory over Charlotte on Thursday night. Freshman Antonio Daye Jr. pitched in with 10 points and four assists for the Golden […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Miami, Charlotte, FIU, Florida International, Trejon Jacob, Jacob Osaghae, Osasumwen Osaghae, Freshman Antonio Daye Jr


Harper scores final 10 as Drexel stuns Charlotte, 79-78

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Troy Harper scored 10 of his 17 points in the last three minutes as Drexel rallied from seven points down to clip Charleston 79-78 when Harper scored three straight free throws with one second remaining on Thursday night. Harper was 5 of 13 from the floor but made 7 of 8 […]
Tags: Business, News, Sports, Ap, Harper, Charlotte, Charleston, Drexel, Troy Harper


Kate's brother James Middleton reveals how family celebrated Princess Charlotte's birth

The Instagram account of James Middleton - the Duchess of Cambridge's brother -...
Tags: Cambridge, James Middleton, Kate, Charlotte


Trump Jr.’s deleted Instagram post likened border wall to zoo fencing

Donald Trump Jr. recently likened his father’s proposed border wall with Mexico to that of a zoo fence meant to contain animals. “You know why you can enjoy a day at the zoo?” the now-deleted Instagram post asks. “Because walls work. At face value, the comment is insensitive. But given the administration’s history — calling Mexicans criminals and rapists, locking Guatemalan and Honduran children in cages, proclaiming there were “good people on both sides” at a neo-Nazi rally in Charlotte, and pr...
Tags: Startups, Instagram, Mexico, Social Media, Charlotte, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Jr


Calle Rosen scores twice, Jeremy Bracco takes over AHL assists lead as Toronto Marlies climb into playoff spot with win over Utica

The Toronto Marlies bounced backed from a poor performance against Charlotte on Sunday by picking up a much-needed 6-3 win over a divisional rival on Wednesday night versus Utica. The Comets entered the game on the back of four straight wins accumulated against the top three teams in the North Division and played their part […] The post Calle Rosen scores twice, Jeremy Bracco takes over AHL assists lead as Toronto Marlies climb into playoff spot with win over Utica appeared first on Maple Leafs ...
Tags: Sport, Comets, AHL, Charlotte, Utica, Toronto Marlies, Jeremy Bracco, Calle Rosen


Truck Series champion Moffitt replaces Sauter at GMS Racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt joined GMS Racing on Thursday in a move that cost another star driver his ride. The driver carousel began spinning right after Moffitt won the 2018 title in November with Hattori Racing Enterprises. That team had sponsorship struggles all last season and was in danger […]
Tags: News, Sports, Auto Racing, Charlotte, Sauter, Moffitt, Brett Moffitt, Hattori Racing Enterprises That


Charlotte Has Fun: New Trailer for Indie Comedy 'Slut in a Good Way'

"He was all over me!" "Don't fall in love." Comedy Dynamics has debuted an official US trailer for an indie comedy titled Slut in a Good Way, which is a provocative title and comes straight from the film. This is in French because it's from Quebec, with the original title as Charlotte a du fun, or Charlotte has fun. It's about a group of three wild, carefree teenage girls who decide to start working at a "Toy Depot" store that is also staffed by a group of attractive young men with whom they...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Quebec, Charlotte, Don, Indies, To Watch, Comedy Dynamics, Toy Depot, Marylou Belugou


Summit Park invests in Freedom Electronics

Summit Park said Jan. 9 that it invested in Freedom Electronics via a recap. Financial terms weren’t. Freedom Electronics, of Kennesaw, Georgia, makes and sells over 2,300 electronic components used in fuel dispensers, retail point-of-sale systems, and automatic tank gauges. PRESS RELEASE Summit Park Recapitalizes Freedom Electronics January 9, 2019 • Charlotte, North Carolina and Kennesaw, Georgia Summit Park, a Charlotte-based private investment firm, is pleased to announce the recapitalizatio...
Tags: Freedom, Trends, Park, United States, Tennessee, Charlotte, Company, Charlotte North Carolina, Jim Johnson, Summit Park, Rod Smith, PE Deals, Freedom Electronics, Freedom Electronics of Kennesaw Georgia, Kennesaw Georgia Summit Park, Electronics LLC


NFL and NFLPA: Reid drug tested ‘normal’ amount of times

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL and the NFL Players Association has released a joint statement saying an independent administrator found Panthers safety Eric Reid received the “normal” number of drug tests this season and he was not the subject of targeting by the league. The statement says “there is no evidence of targeting or […]
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, NFLPA, Charlotte, N C AP, Reid, NFL Players Association, Eric Reid


Princess Charlotte will love Kate Middleton's next special engagement

Kensington Palace announced on Wednesday that the Duchess of Cambridge will be visiting the...
Tags: Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Charlotte, Kensington Palace


Parents of boy who died in hotel settle with North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The parents of an 11-year-old boy who died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a North Carolina hotel nearly six years ago have reached a settlement in their complaint against the state. The Charlotte Observer reports the parents of Jeffrey Williams argued the state failed to properly inspect the Best Western Blue […]
Tags: News, Nation, North Carolina, Charlotte, N C AP, Charlotte Observer, Jeffrey Williams


My Mom’s Haiku Project

I love a HaikuMy mother is an artistHaikus in winter My mom has started a haiku project. She takes haikus that friends write and turns them into a collage. Following is a haiku I wrote after my mom sent me an email asking me for one. Yes, I was in Charlotte, North Carolina at the time. I’m on the board of AvidXchange and this likely was written the night before the one board meeting a year I attend in person. Charlotte is a nice place, so this is less about Charlotte and more abou...
Tags: Art, Trends, Haiku, Charlotte, Charlotte North Carolina, Feld, AvidXchange, Cecelia Feld


'She Would Be King', an Afrofuturist Novel of Nation-Making in Liberia

None Few books are pleasantly surprising. Much as we might like to believe that, as readers, we do not prejudge books, all of us do. There are some books that friends or trusted reviewers recommend, which turn out to be as excellent as we'd expected, and others that we just get a feeling for, whether from the cover or the author's previous work or the book description, and that feeling ends up being justified—neither result is surprising. Still others, however, surprise us unpleasantly by disap...
Tags: Music, Review, Africa, Americas, Book Review, Atlantic, Liberia, Jamaica, Norman, Blacklivesmatter, Monrovia, Caribbean, Historical Fiction, Charlotte, Afrofuturism, Moore


Gophers offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca being pursued for job by West Virginia

Kirk Ciarrocca has coached under P.J. Fleck since 2013 at Western Michigan. Also, defensive line coach Marcus West is joining Charlotte to become defensive coordinator, assistant head coach and defensive line coach.
Tags: West Virginia, Charlotte, Western Michigan, Fleck, Kirk Ciarrocca, Marcus West


Prince George and Princess Charlotte's special day revealed

With the Christmas holidays over and a fresh new year ahead of them, Prince George and...
Tags: Charlotte, George