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  • Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing

    Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing
    Can pictures of flowers and cozy couches tame the traveling beast? Apparently. Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) last year tested amenities, including a "recomposure area" at one of its security checkpoints, that were designed to calm passengers by being as welcoming as a nice hotel lobby. The result: Lines moved 25% faster.
  • Passings: Arthur Smith

    Arthur Smith, 93, a bluegrass musician who wrote and recorded the sizzling instrumentals "Guitar Boogie" and "Feuding Banjos," died Thursday at his home in Charlotte, N.C., his family announced. No cause was given. "Guitar Boogie," recorded with the...

    N.C. wants to nix Duke Energy's $99,000 settlement for coal ash leaks

    N.C. wants to nix Duke Energy's $99,000 settlement for coal ash leaks
    The nation's largest electricity provider could soon be back on the hook for a once-settled lawsuit alleging that it illegally contaminated groundwater through leaky coal ash dumps near Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina. State regulators had...

    South paralyzed by icy gridlock in powerful storm

    South paralyzed by icy gridlock in powerful storm
    DURHAM, N.C. — A crippling winter storm had much of the Deep South caked in a dangerous armor of ice and snow Wednesday evening, leaving motorists trapped in snowy traffic gridlock, forcing thousands of flight cancellations and cutting power to...

    Charlotte cop indicted in shooting of ex-Florida A&M football player

    Charlotte cop indicted in shooting of ex-Florida A&M football player
    DURHAM, N.C. -- A county grand jury has indicted a Charlotte, N.C., police officer on a voluntary manslaughter charge for shooting and killing an unarmed former Florida A&M football player who sought help after he crashed his car late at night in a...