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Gastonia is a city located in Gaston County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 66,277. It is the county seat of Gaston County. It is considered part of the greater Metrolina area, a region of population, of which... (More Info and Source) Gastonia Real Estate

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Report: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down

In a somewhat surprising move, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is stepping down according to the New York Times

The Times says the decision was made under pressure and that he is the first cabinet-level resignation after the Election shakeup that handed Republicans control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate earlier this month.

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President Obama is expected to announce the resignation Monday afternoon from a Rose Garden ceremony.

Hagel took the cabinet position in 2013 according to CNN and the only Republican in the President's cabinet.

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:19:07 -0500

'Ugly' Christmas tree axed by Pennsylvania town

The 50-foot tall spruce might be described as thin and oddly shaped. Others say this “Charlie Brown” tree is just downright unattractive.

The town of Reading, Pennsylvania, went with opinion number two, and plans to remove the tree.

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Fox News reports the city council president is leading a drive to raise the money needed to make a better Christmas impression.

It all started when workers weren’t allowed to buy a tree from an area farm. The land owner told them the ground was too wet for their truck to drive on, so they found a replacement in a city-owned park.

However, residents quickly disapproved.

Officials expect to be able to have a new tree and a lighting ceremony by next weekend.

The replacement tree will have the same lighted pretzel on top to honor the area’s bakeries.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:53:44 -0500

Coroner: Man killed in Chesterfield Co. house fire

Investigators in Chesterfield County are trying to figure out what started a fire that killed a man early Monday morning.

Officials said they found one man dead inside a home on Highway 52, just outside Cheraw, around 8 a.m.

Firefighters told Channel 9 that the house had major smoke damage.

Firefighters do not know yet how the fire started and the identity of the deceased has not been released.

Check back with wsoctv.com for updates on this story.

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:36:59 -0500

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