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College football countdown | No. 63: Louisiana Tech - USA TODAY

Monroe News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 07:35

College football countdown | No. 63: Louisiana Tech
USA TODAY
Both will work under new defensive coordinator Kim Dameron, a former Louisiana-Monroe coordinator and Mississippi assistant who spent the last two seasons at Cornell. On offense, Holtz will turn to coordinator Tony Petersen, a former assistant at ...

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Through writing about tragedy, NC novelist goes back home - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Gastonia News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 07:25

Through writing about tragedy, NC novelist goes back home
Spartanburg Herald Journal
A native of Gastonia, N.C., Cash received a B.A. in literature from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and a master's degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In August 2003, he moved to begin his Ph.D. in ...

Living local | Go-kart racer Josh Spicer - Centre Daily Times

Mooresville news - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 04:27

Centre Daily Times

Living local | Go-kart racer Josh Spicer
Centre Daily Times
In March, he visited Mooresville, N.C. — a town near Charlotte known as “Race City USA” for its many NASCAR race shops — and formed a partnership with Brandon Young, a professional truck racer who runs a garage that builds car bodies. Young now ...

Charles Erickson - Wheeling Intelligencer

Concord - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 04:20

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Charles Erickson
Wheeling Intelligencer
In May 2013, he received an honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Concord University. Charles leaves behind his loving wife, Laurie, two sons, Charles II (Lynn) of Washington, NC and Brandon of Boca Raton, FL, his grandson, Chase, who was the light of ...
Alumni center donor Charles Erickson diesState Journal

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Stinson strong as Tides hold off Charlotte - The Virginian-Pilot

Charlotte News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 03:26

Beach Carolina Magazine

Stinson strong as Tides hold off Charlotte
The Virginian-Pilot
Josh Stinson scattered three hits and an unearned run over seven innings Saturday night as the Norfolk Tides beat Charlotte 4-1 at Knights Stadium. The Tides took a 3-1 lead in the fourth on Jason Pridie's RBI single after Yamaico Navarro scored on an ...
Charlotte completes sweep of G-BravesAccess North Georgia
Knights blank Braves in rain-shortened gameCharlotte Observer
Charlotte Knights Celebrate Independence Day with 6-3 WinBeach Carolina Magazine

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Rhinos rally for draw - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Charlotte News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 02:36

Rhinos rally for draw
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
For the first 83 minutes Saturday, it looked like the Charlotte Eagles would escape Rochester with a win and kick a little more dirt on the playoff grave the Rhinos have been digging for themselves. But for all the maddening moments these Rhinos have ...

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Charlotte region braces for more flooding - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 02:31

WCNC

Charlotte region braces for more flooding
Charlotte Observer
John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com. Airplanes descend towards Charlotte Douglas International Airport passing dramatic cloud formations as they prepare to land Friday. Clouds and rain have been a prevalent sight around the area this ...
State of emergency declared in Catawba CountyWCNC

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San Francisco plane crash causes delays at Charlotte-Douglas - WSOC Charlotte

Charlotte News - Sun, 07/07/2013 - 01:53

WCNC

San Francisco plane crash causes delays at Charlotte-Douglas
WSOC Charlotte
People waited in long lines at U.S. Airways counters for hours to be re-booked, and while of course people's hearts go out to the victims of the deadly crash, people in Charlotte were also frustrated as they tried to get to San Francisco any way they ...
A look back at previous airport approach crashesCharlotte Observer
The San Francisco plane crash at a glanceWBTV
Official: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crashWCNC

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Former banker Stephen Smith now leads Charlotte Family Housing - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 23:33

Former banker Stephen Smith now leads Charlotte Family Housing
Charlotte Observer
One of the pivotal agencies in Charlotte's fight to end growing family homelessness took a new leader this week. Stephen Smith – a banker turned charity leader – is taking over Charlotte Family Housing at a time when community leaders are lauding it as ...

Insider's View: A Q2 2013 M&A and Capital Markets Review - CSPnet.com

Concord - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 22:45

Insider's View: A Q2 2013 M&A and Capital Markets Review
CSPnet.com
... Inc. opened a new Kangaroo Express convenience store located on the infield at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Kangaroo Express is the exclusive convenience retailer at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and the new infield store location marks ...

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Charlotte's 'shabby chic' specialists: These entrepreneurs rescue, repurpose ... - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 22:33

Charlotte's 'shabby chic' specialists: These entrepreneurs rescue, repurpose ...
Charlotte Observer
From left, Carmen Ellis, Angie Regan and Jennifer Branham at The Boulevard at South End Wednesday, July 3, 2013. The three owners sublease space to about 40 vendors who peddle their wares, a mix of clothes, jewelry, furniture and other items.

Shooting mars Charlotte holiday - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 17:55

WCNC

Shooting mars Charlotte holiday
Charlotte Observer
Police investigators say they think a woman injured by a bullet Thursday night outside an uptown Charlotte club was struck by a shot fired into the air by someone on the Fourth of July. That shooting was the only apparent problem reported in the uptown ...
Charlotte's fireworks show delayed by rainWSOC Charlotte
CMPD exercises expanded powers for uptown fireworksWCNC

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Carolina Sporting Arms to open Charlotte's first indoor shooting range - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 17:55

Carolina Sporting Arms to open Charlotte's first indoor shooting range
Charlotte Observer
While indoor ranges exist around Charlotte, there is not one within the city limits. That changes this fall when Carolina Sporting Arms will open a range next to its retail gun shop on a stretch of South Boulevard populated with car dealerships and ...

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College football countdown | No. 62: Tennessee - USA TODAY

Monroe News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 17:37

College football countdown | No. 62: Tennessee
USA TODAY
High point: A 35-21 win against N.C. State in the season opener. Hope! Optimism! A quick-strike passing game and an opportunistic defense! It would be downhill from here. — Low point: Just take your pick. What's one loss compared to another? Alabama ...

Krauthammer: Muslim Brotherhood 'will lose badly' if it battles Egyptian military - Daily Caller

Monroe News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 17:12

Krauthammer: Muslim Brotherhood 'will lose badly' if it battles Egyptian military
Daily Caller
On Friday's “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer predicted that if the Mohamed Morsi regime and the Muslim Brotherhood chose the route of going to war by creating its own military and fighting ...

White vegan woman sues over Brooklyn stop-and-frisk - Daily Caller

Monroe News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 14:01

White vegan woman sues over Brooklyn stop-and-frisk
Daily Caller
A white, vegan, 22-year-old woman from Essex, N.J. is suing the New York Police Department after she was allegedly stopped, frisked and partially strip-searched for no good reason under the city's controversial stop-and-frisk policy. In a federal ...

Green Jr.: NC golfers benefit from Bruce Sudderth's passion - News & Observer

Gastonia News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 07:16

Green Jr.: NC golfers benefit from Bruce Sudderth's passion
News & Observer
GASTONIA — At lunch Tuesday afternoon at Gaston Country Club, 72-year-old Bruce Sudderth had a chicken salad sandwich, a bowl of fruit and his eyes on a few of his retirement projects. Sitting a couple of tables away were some of the best young ...

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Joseph Ronald "Ron" Griffin - News & Observer

Monroe News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 05:04

Joseph Ronald "Ron" Griffin
News & Observer
Memorials may be made the First Presbyterian Church of Monroe, Heritage Endowment 302 E. Windsor St. Monroe NC 28112. Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuner alservice.com · Copyright 2013 . All rights reserved. This material may not ...

Supporters lobby for passage of child abuse bill - WCNC

Monroe News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 22:39

Supporters lobby for passage of child abuse bill
WCNC
MONROE, N.C. -- Supporters of H.R. 1311, the Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act, are upset that the bill has been bogged down in a congressional sub-committee. If passed, it would require at least ten years in prison for those convicted of felony ...

NC National Guardsmen head west fo fight Arizona wildfires - WCNC

Mooresville news - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 22:01

WCNC

NC National Guardsmen head west fo fight Arizona wildfires
WCNC
Paul K. Mikeal, 42, of Mooresville, N.C.; • Maj. Joseph M. McCormick, 36, of Belmont, N.C.; • Maj. Ryan S. David, 35, of Boone, N.C.; and • Senior Master Sgt. Robert S. Cannon, 50, of Charlotte. Two more crew members survived but were seriously injured.

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