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Past articles by Stuart:

Another Charlotte charter school in danger of closing

The NBC Charlotte I-Team has learned another Charlotte charter school is in danger of closing. → Read More

Police look for mother of baby abandoned in bathroom

Police are looking for the mother of a baby girl abandoned last week next to a toilet in the Chesterfield, South Carolina, Health Department. → Read More

Gov. McCrory lashes out at report on his $185K payout

Governor Pat McCrory is lashing out against an Associated Press report, questioning his ethics in taking a six figure cash out for stock in a mortgage lender after he became governor. → Read More

I-Team tracks mystery of dying dairy cows

In the mountains of Ashe County not far from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Trathen Cheek raises and milks dairy cows like his father before him and his father before that. He gets up at 4 a.m., yes, but he loves not having to clock in or sit behind a computer in a cubicle. → Read More

When students use YikYak for threats, police pierce anonymity

In the old days, delinquents made bomb threats by dialing a number. Now, they tap into an app. It's just as illegal. And it's actually easier to get caught. → Read More

Riverkeeper concerned over 'emergency repairs on coal ash pipe

Duke Energy is planning to conduct what the state calls "emergency repairs" on a corrugated metal pipe at the Marshall Steam Station near Highway 150 on Lake Norman. → Read More

What's the fix to 'dangerous intersection' where Cam Newton crashed?

What's the fix to 'dangerous intersection' where Cam Newton crashed → Read More

Complaints mount over contraceptive device; lawsuits tricky

The NBC Charlotte I-team has found complaints are mounting against a common medical device used by three-quarters of a million women for contraception. → Read More

Some turkey products are almost one-fifth salt water

What you might not know is some turkey products contain almost 20 percent salt water. → Read More

A trick to avoid high prescription costs

The NBC Charlotte I-Team has found a way to save you some big bucks at the pharmacy by replacing certain overpriced prescription drugs. → Read More

Experts trying to recycle old coal ash for new uses

If you're sick of hearing about all the problems of coal ash dumps in North Carolina-- you're in luck! Experts are hard at work on beneficial uses to recycle the ash. → Read More

Morrison offered resignation on Halloween

We now know a bit more about the timing of the sudden resignation of former Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison. → Read More

Charlotte charter school placed on probation

The state of North Carolina has put a Charlotte charter school on probation just months after it opened after the school enrolled less than half the number of students it projected. → Read More

Who is Ann Clark?

She's leading the district after former superintendent Heath Morrison abruptly resigned on Monday after an internal investigation. → Read More

CMS superintendent quits; doesn't help tax hike for teachers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools leaders are refusing to answer questions about the abrupt resignation of Superintendent Heath Morrison. → Read More

Patrick Cannon reportedly voted in 2014 election

Federal probation officers are reportedly looking into whether convicted former Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon voted early in this election. → Read More

Both sides use TV news clips in political ads

TV ads attacking both Kay Hagan and her opponent, Thom Tillis, are using news clips from NBC Charlotte. And we should know. → Read More

Who will enforce Mecklenburg's park smoking ban?

Mecklenburg County Commissioners have passed a modified smoking ban at county buildings and most parks effective next March. → Read More

NC GOP fight gay marriage at courthouse steps

The battle over same sex marriage in North Carolina has moved from the courtroom to the courthouse door. → Read More

Carolina Balloon Fest to make good on tickets

The Carolina Ballonfest in Statesville offered free tickets to Sunday's hot air balloon festival to Saturday ticketholders after having to cancel Saturday evening's scheduled balloon flight due to high winds. → Read More