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NC woman captures viral photo of flight attendant comforting nervous woman about flying

A North Carolina woman has captured a viral photo of a flight attendant comforting a passenger who was nervous about flying. WXII 12 News spoke to Raleigh’s Molly Lee. She said she was flying from Charlotte to New York with her family, when she saw the moment that captured the hearts of so many. She …

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Appalachian Residents Claim They Are Being Driven Out of Their Neighborhood After Crypto Mine Opens

Residents of a North Carolina Appalachian town say they are being forced out of their homes by a noisy cryptocurrency mine that has sparked petitions and protests. The Murphy facility, one of two in Cherokee County, consistently emitted a sound that resident Mike Lugiewicz describes as “a little jet that never leaves.” In September, a …

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Anton Walkes: Charlotte FC soccer player dies at age 25 following boating accident

CNN — Anton Walkes, a defender for Major League Soccer team Charlotte FC, has died from injuries suffered in a boating accident at age 25, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) said in a statement. The FWC said that, around 3 pm on Wednesday, FWC officers attended a two-vessel accident near the Miami …

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Chick-fil-A owner fined for breaking child labor laws and paying food workers: report

A Chick-fil-A owner in North Carolina has been fined more than $6,000 and ordered to pay a handful of employees in back wages after the Labor Department found several standards child labor and minimum wage had been violated. A report released by the DOL on Monday said the Chick-fil-A site in Hendersonville, North Carolina, which …

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The Thanksgiving travel rush is back with new habits

The Thanksgiving travel rush was back this year as people boarded planes in numbers not seen in years, putting inflation concerns aside to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normalcy after two seasons. holidays marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing habits around work and leisure, however, could disperse crowds and reduce the usual stress of …

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