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Outokumpu to expand in Chester County, bring 20 jobs - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 00:14

Outokumpu to expand in Chester County, bring 20 jobs
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
The Chester County operation of Outokumpu is a unit of Outokumpu Group, which is a stainless steel and alloys manufacturer based in Finland. Ken Elkins covers manufacturing, international business and economic development for the Charlotte Business ...

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police expand ShotSpotter program - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 23:44

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police expand ShotSpotter program
Charlotte Observer
Police fired about 20 bullets into a steel-lined box in the Grier Heights community in southeast Charlotte Wednesday, calibrating a gunshot-detection system officers hope will improve their response to shootings in one of the city's most violent ...
CMPD to Test ShotSpotter SystemFOX Charlotte

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5th-grade arts field trips are back - better than ever - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 22:51

5th-grade arts field trips are back - better than ever
Charlotte Observer
Field trips are back for CMS' fifth-grade students. On Tuesday, students attended a concert featuring the North Carolina Dance Theatre, Opera Carolina and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra at the Belk Theater in uptown Charlotte.

NC House passes bill to ban design rules on homes - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 20:13

NC House passes bill to ban design rules on homes
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
So, for example, the city of Charlotte — which recently mulled a building-design ordinance — wouldn't be able to control the look of windows, doors or garage doors, the number and types or rooms, or a home's interior layout. However, local ...

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Charlotte Knights unveil logos for BB&T Ballpark - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 19:14

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Charlotte Knights unveil logos for BB&T Ballpark
Charlotte Observer
“It's great to drive by the site and see BB&T Ballpark beginning to take shape,” said Wes Beckner, president of the BB&T Charlotte Metro Region. “The excitement is building as everyone sees how accessible BB&T Ballpark will be and how it will add to ...
Charlotte Knights, BB&T unveil logo for uptown ballparkCharlotte Business Journal
Charlotte Knights unveil new logo for ballparkWSOC Charlotte
Charlotte Knights and BB&T unveil logos for the new BB&T BallparkExaminer.com
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Obama Said to Consider Charlotte Mayor Foxx for DOT Post - Bloomberg

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 18:50

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Obama Said to Consider Charlotte Mayor Foxx for DOT Post
Bloomberg
President Barack Obama is considering Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx for secretary of transportation, according to two people familiar with the matter. Foxx, 41, is a Democrat and has been a proponent of street car and light-rail ...
Report: Obama considers Charlotte's Mayor Foxx for cabinet jobmyfox8.com
Mayor Foxx being considered for Transportation SecretaryWCNC
Obama considering Foxx for Cabinet jobCharlotte Observer

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Loaded gun falls from checked bag at Charlotte airport - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 18:48

Loaded gun falls from checked bag at Charlotte airport
Charlotte Observer
A loaded handgun fell out of a checked bag Tuesday as it was being loaded onto a US Airways flight departing from Charlotte. The incident illustrates what some safety experts have called a potential weakness in federal safety precautions: Checked bags ...

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Charlotte-Area High School Sports Roundup 03.19.13 - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 04:58

Charlotte-Area High School Sports Roundup 03.19.13
Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Catholic baseball: eight straight wins after Tuesday's victory against Berry. Catholic coach Randy Belk got his 398th win. ↑ Cameron Price, Piedmont baseball: Nine strikeouts and win in 8-0 win over West Stanly. Price was 2-4 with two ...

49ers pitcher follows his heart, chooses football, his 'first love' - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 00:56

Charlotte Observer

49ers pitcher follows his heart, chooses football, his 'first love'
Charlotte Observer
Bryan came to Charlotte to play baseball in 2010 after an outstanding career at East Wilkes High in football, basketball and baseball. He received football offers from NCAA Football Championship Division schools like Appalachian State and Elon and ...
Charlotte 49ers open spring footballWBTV

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Charlotte chef, area farmer join rally Thursday for genetically engineered ... - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 21:07

Charlotte chef, area farmer join rally Thursday for genetically engineered ...
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
Harvest Moon's Parsons also spoke on the importance of food origin at TEDx Charlotte on Feb. 15, warning the audience that the existing food industry takes revenue away from the North Carolina economy. Most restaurants rely on the same corporate ...

Charlotte Bobcats' Jannero Pargo, Josh McRoberts fit in as fill-ins - Charlotte Observer

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 20:51

Charlotte Bobcats' Jannero Pargo, Josh McRoberts fit in as fill-ins
Charlotte Observer
Store. http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2013/03/19/16/07/9NqqH.Em.138.jpeg|437. Jannero Pargo (5) is used to the kind of plug-in opportunities he got with a 10-day contract with the Charlotte Bobcats, and has earned teammates' trust quickly.

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Charlotte 49ers, Alan Major looking for 'one more' in NIT - Charlotte Observer

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 20:51

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte 49ers, Alan Major looking for 'one more' in NIT
Charlotte Observer
Success is not a word that's been associated with Charlotte's program recently. When Major took over the 49ers in 2010, the team was coming off a 19-victory season. But that included a four-game losing streak at the end of the year and a first-round ...

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Tampa-Charlotte team bids $130.1 million to rebuild Raleigh's southern Beltline - News & Observer

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 20:50

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Tampa-Charlotte team bids $130.1 million to rebuild Raleigh's southern Beltline
News & Observer
RALEIGH — Tampa-based Granite Construction Co. and RS&H, a Charlotte engineering firm, offered the apparent winning bid Tuesday for a three-year project to rebuild the southern Beltline, Raleigh's busiest freeway. Drivers are preparing for an epic ...
California-Charlotte duo bids $130.1M to rebuild Raleigh's southern BeltlineTriangle Business Journal

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White Sox send Morel to Charlotte - ESPN (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 20:03

White Sox send Morel to Charlotte
ESPN (blog)
Also optioned to Charlotte was right-hander Deunte Heath, while left-hander Daniel Moskos, infielder Carlos Sanchez and right-hander Zach Stewart were reassigned to minor-league camp. The Morel move is far from a surprise. Coming off a lumbar back ...

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No opposition voiced over proposed Charlotte brewery rules - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 18:48

No opposition voiced over proposed Charlotte brewery rules
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
He told Charlotte City Council members that when he opened OMB four years ago, his was the only brewery in town. Before he opened, Marrino says Charlotte was the only major U.S. city without a brewery. Today, six are in operation in the city. And more ...

WIC signs lease for 10401 square feet at Charlotte East - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 18:28

WIC signs lease for 10401 square feet at Charlotte East
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
In addition, Alexander Youth Network expanded last week by 2,309 square feet at the park, bringing its total space in Charlotte East to 4,888 square feet. The organization provides professional treatment to children with emotional and behavioral ...

Wizards stunned in Charlotte - Washington Post (blog)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 11:26

Charlotte Observer

Wizards stunned in Charlotte
Washington Post (blog)
But after Booker received a pass inside from Emeka Okafor, Charlotte Bobcats guard-forward Gerald Henderson decided that he wasn't going to surrender an easy bucket. Henderson met Booker at the rim, forcing a stunned Booker to hold back from a slam ...
Charlotte Bobcats 119, Washington Wizards 114Charlotte Observer
Wednesday: Toronto Raptors at Charlotte BobcatsNews & Observer
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SC residents upset about Charlotte sewage - News & Observer

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 10:51

SC residents upset about Charlotte sewage
News & Observer
The Charlotte Observer reported ( http://bit.ly/ZMBgbj) that a University of North Carolina study found evidence that sludge used to fertilize fields can be unhealthy for people up to a mile away. About 300 people attended a public hearing last month ...
SC residents raising a stink over Charlotte's sewage sludgeCharlotte Observer

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