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Monroe is a city located in Union County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 26,228. It is the county seat of Union County. (More Info and Source) Monroe Real Estate

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Cat makes amazing escape from hotel being demolished

A fearless feline from Canada must have used at least a couple of its nine lives after making a miraculous escape from a disaster.

According to CBC News, a fire broke out in the middle of the night at the Towers Hotel in Manitoba, resulting in a total loss. The next day, a crew was sent out to demolish and clean up the charred remains.

The demolition was filmed by a bystander. As the building is being brought down, a tiny black and white figure can be seen fleeing from the collapsing debris. The cat runs across the street, where a bystander tries to approach it, but it runs off, appearing shaken and wet, but physically unharmed.

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:29:03 -0400

CMS: Student hit by car while riding bike to school

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, a Garinger High School student was hit by a car on Tuesday morning while riding his bike in east Charlotte.

The student was riding his bike to the school when he was struck by a car around 6:30 a.m. on Eastway Drive near Kilborne Drive.

His injuries were non-life-threatening and he was taken to Carolinas Medical Center, according to Medic.

Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:59:04 -0400

Kris Jenner files for divorce; Is the timing too perfect?

Kris and Bruce Jenner are officially getting divorced.

And the timing is interesting. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" season finale aired about a month ago, at the end of August.

The pair legally separated in 2013. At the time, news hit that their relationship troubles would be a plot line in season nine, which was starting to film.

Indeed, the season premiere in January made headlines because it showed them announcing their separation to the family. 

Messages have been mixed since then. In April and May, ahead of the show's June return following a hiatus, Kris was seen wearing her wedding ring...

... and posted on Instagram celebrating the couple's 23rd wedding anniversary.

They were even seen holding hands ... spotted by paparazzi at the airport, where the Kardashians are frequently photographed. 

And E!, the show's home network, teased the season as a way to watch their relationship evolve.

On the show we saw the two live apart, but spend time together, never nailing down exactly what was going on. 

So, it seems like their divorce filing, just after the season finale, again raises a question we asked nearly a year ago: Were their relationship troubles just used as a plot line for the pair's "reality" show? A way to drum up publicity as the ratings faltered?

In fact, the announcement comes just a day after the show's finale in the U.K.

Yet according to various reports on the news, sources say the two had been working out the terms for months.

Ultimately, the divorce is said to be amicable. There is no word on how all this will factor into a plot line for season 10.

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:51:41 -0400

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