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Charlotte, North Carolina: Largest city in North Carolina
Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Located in the Piedmont, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population was 885,708, making it the 15th-most populous city in the United States. The city is the cultural, economic, and transportation center of the Charlotte metropolitan area, whose population ranks 23rd in the U.S., and had a population of 2,569,213, in 2018. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2018 census-estimated population of 2,728,933.


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Donald Trump Says RNC Will Not Take Place in North Carolina [Video]

Donald Trump Says RNC Will Not Take Place in North Carolina

On Tuesday, Trump announced that Charlotte, North Carolina, would no longer be hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC).

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Trump Says Republican National Convention Will Not Be In North Carolina [Video]

Trump Says Republican National Convention Will Not Be In North Carolina

President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday the Republican National Convention (RNC) will be moved to a different state. The convention which is set for August in North Carolina is being moved because..

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Trump: Republican National Convention will be moved

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that this year's Republican National Convention will not be held in North Carolina, citing Democratic Governor Roy Cooper's social distancing requirements...

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US man calls for 'better way' to protest against death of George Floyd [Video]

US man calls for 'better way' to protest against death of George Floyd

Curtis Hayes from Charlotte, North Carolina, articulated his views on finding a better way for progress, as protests demanding justice following the death of George Floyd turned violent. Video of Mr..

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