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Commuters swell Charlotte's population by one-fifth - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 19:59

Charlotte Observer

Commuters swell Charlotte's population by one-fifth
Charlotte Observer
Early morning traffic heading into uptown Charlotte Wednesday, June 5, 2013, on southbound Interstate 77 seen from the Lasalle Street bridge. Charlotte ranks 10th among the largest cities in commuter generated growth. DAVIE HINSHAW ...
City Council to vote on multimillion-dollar communications centerWSOC Charlotte

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Charlotte region escapes brunt of Andrea's flooding - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 19:05

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Charlotte region escapes brunt of Andrea's flooding
Charlotte Observer
Tropical Storm Andrea moved rapidly northward across the Carolinas coastal plain Friday, carrying the threat of flooding rain away from the Charlotte region. The last band of heavy rain directly associated with the first tropical storm of the season ...
Waters rise in Charlotte area as Andrea moves inWCNC
NC street festival holding out for good weatherNews & Observer
Crews checking waterways to prevent floodingWSOC Charlotte

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Free shredding event Saturday in north Charlotte - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 18:10

Free shredding event Saturday in north Charlotte
Charlotte Observer
A community shredding event is scheduled Saturday morning in north Charlotte, giving the public a chance to have documents shredded for free. The event will be from 9 a.m.-noon at Smokey Bones BBQ and Grill, 8760 J.M. Keynes Drive. It is sponsored by ...

Two suspects arrested in Charlotte parking deck break - ins - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 17:30

Two suspects arrested in Charlotte parking deck break - ins
Charlotte Observer
Police have charged two Charlotte men with breaking into more than a dozen cars on the government plaza parking deck early Thursday morning. According to officials, Dominique Mickerson, 20, and Xayver Warner, 19, have each been charged with 19 ...

Wells Fargo picks Charlotte to plant agriculture hub - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 23:01

Wells Fargo picks Charlotte to plant agriculture hub
Charlotte Observer
Charlotte is gaining another Wells Fargo hub – and those in the East Coast who lend to the agriculture industry are getting more competition. The San Francisco-based bank, which has its East Coast headquarters in Charlotte, said Thursday that the city ...
Wells Fargo picks Charlotte for agriculture lending hubCharlotte Business Journal (blog)

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9-year-old Charlotte girl makes hole-in-one - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 22:24

9-year-old Charlotte girl makes hole-in-one
Charlotte Observer
Maggie Magner, 9, made her first hole in one on May 30, leaving most of the rest of us with no excuse. Maggie used a pitching wedge to clear a pond from 65 yards out for a hole-in-one on Golf Village in Pineville's par-3 ninth hole. It was her first ...

LIFT Academy helps 30 get West Charlotte diplomas - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 21:59

LIFT Academy helps 30 get West Charlotte diplomas
Charlotte Observer
Thirty West Charlotte High seniors who attended a new LIFT Academy are expected to log one of the first concrete steps toward boosting the school's graduation rate. When the year began, they lacked the credits to graduate with the Class of 2013. After ...

'Sex and the City': What Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha Were Doing ... - Celebuzz

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 16:25

Celebuzz

'Sex and the City': What Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha Were Doing ...
Celebuzz
But back on June 6, 1998, it was just a rusty pilot, in which protagonist Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) and her three girlfriends -- Miranda Hobbs (Cynthia Nixon), Samantha Jones (Kim Cattrall) and Charlotte York (Kristin Davis) -- openly (and ...

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Ikea Charlotte plugs in solar system - Charlotte Business Journal

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 16:07

Ikea Charlotte plugs in solar system
Charlotte Business Journal
“The installation of solar panels at Ikea Charlotte is another way we can build upon our ongoing commitment to sustainability,” says Richard Castanon, Charlotte store manager. “At Ikea, we believe in creating a better every life for the many people, ...

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Obama's day: Charlotte, San Jose - USA TODAY

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 14:33

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Obama's day: Charlotte, San Jose
USA TODAY
President. Obama will travel cross-country Thursday, promoting education and raising campaign money. The first stop is Mooresville, N.C., near Charlotte, where Obama will tour a middle school and talk about what the White House calls "the benefits of ...
Obama pushes plan for fast Internet in US schoolsWCNC
Obama in Mooresville today to push high-speed InternetCharlotte Business Journal (blog)
Obama to ask for money to improve Internet in schoolsWSOC Charlotte
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Andrea causes flood threat for Charlotte region - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 11:20

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Andrea causes flood threat for Charlotte region
Charlotte Observer
Tropical Storm Andrea strengthened overnight in the Gulf of Mexico, and meteorologists say the storm could bring flooding rainfall to the Charlotte region later Thursday and Friday. A flash flood watch is posted for all of the Charlotte area until 6 p ...
Moisture from tropical storm to trigger NC rainsThe Herald | HeraldOnline.com
Heavy rains expected in SC as tropical storm nearsWBTV

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Officials to discuss Charlotte-Atlanta rail line - WRAL.com

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 08:32

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Officials to discuss Charlotte-Atlanta rail line
WRAL.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Transportation officials are set to hold the latest of three public hearings on proposed passenger rail service between Charlotte and Atlanta. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/18XXGQf ) that the hearing is scheduled for ...
Charlotte-Atlanta train line hearing ThursdayCharlotte Observer
Six Routes To Charlotte Pitched. Which Is Best?Curbed National
New plans for high speed rail from Atlanta to CharlotteWSOC Charlotte
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Charlotte tourism chief wants CIAA hoops extension - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 04:37

Charlotte tourism chief wants CIAA hoops extension
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
Charlotte tourism leaders have asked the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association for an exclusive 30-day negotiating period to keep the conference's basketball tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena. The request was disclosed in a letter sent ...

George Shinn says co-owner 'hell-bent' on Charlotte exit - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 03:49

George Shinn says co-owner 'hell-bent' on Charlotte exit
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
Driving through Tennessee, George Shinn answered his cellphone Wednesday and asked how he could help. All I wanted him to do was keep talking, which he did for 15 minutes or so while reflecting on his rocky tenure as the owner of the Charlotte Hornets.

Sex and the City Fashion Evolution: Charlotte York - E! Online

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 21:42

Sex and the City Fashion Evolution: Charlotte York
E! Online
Charlotte York was the original Blair Waldorf. Fashion-wise, that is. The art dealer (played by Kristin Davis) was the definition of Park Avenue princess with preppy yet sophisticated styles that always had ultra-girlie flair (think: bows and ruffles ...

What's Trending With...Charlotte Ronson - E! Online

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 21:42

Global Grind

What's Trending With...Charlotte Ronson
E! Online
As if Charlotte Ronson didn't have enough on her plate already with her cosmetics line at Sephora, affordable clothing collection, I Heart Ronson, at JCPenney, swimwear collaboration with Shoshanna and her eponymous line that she shows every season at ...
Add Charlotte Ronson's x Starbucks Ceramic Mug To The List Of Things You ...Global Grind
Charlotte Ronson Crafts a Summer Mug for StarbucksGlamScene (blog)

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Source: McColl Partners close to being sold - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 20:01

Source: McColl Partners close to being sold
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
McColl is the highest-profile boutique investment bank in Charlotte. It was founded by retired Bank of America CEO Hugh McColl Jr. and several partners in 2001. The firm serves middle-market companies and financial institutions by providing advice on ...

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Brixx pizza chain expanding into Georgia - Charlotte Business Journal

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 19:13

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Brixx pizza chain expanding into Georgia
Charlotte Business Journal
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza is preparing to open its first three locations in Georgia this fall. The pizza chain will open two restaurants in Atlanta and one in Athens. All three will be launched by franchise owners in those markets. The first Brixx opened ...
Brixx pizza to expand into GeorgiaCharlotte Observer

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Charlotte parks rank near bottom in US survey - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 13:26

Charlotte parks rank near bottom in US survey
Charlotte Observer
Charlotte is near the bottom of the nation's 50 largest cities in the second annual ranking of parks compiled by an urban conservancy group. Despite ranking No. 1 in the average size of its parks, Charlotte was tied for 47th in the overall rating. The ...

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X Games exec says Charlotte bid a strong contender - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 04:38

WCNC

X Games exec says Charlotte bid a strong contender
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
A group of ESPN executives arrived in Charlotte on Tuesday to scout Charlotte Motor Speedway and get a closer look at the region's bid to host the summer X Games for the next three years. Scott Guglielmino, senior vice president of programming and X ...
X Games execs : Speedway ' optimum ' for gamesWCNC

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