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Police powers will be expanded during Charlotte's July 4th celebration - WCNC

Monroe News - Fri, 06/28/2013 - 01:17

WCNC

Police powers will be expanded during Charlotte's July 4th celebration
WCNC
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- City Manager Ron Carlee has declared the Independence Day fireworks show and related activities in uptown Charlotte an extraordinary event. The declaration bans people from bringing a range of items ... A memo from Carlee to ...

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Ronald Clifton Lovold - Lake County News Chronicle

Concord - Fri, 06/28/2013 - 01:14

Ronald Clifton Lovold
Lake County News Chronicle
Ronald Clifton Lovold, 64, of Stanfield, N.C. passed away Tuesday, June 18, at the Brian Center in Concord, N.C. Ron was born December 14, 1948, in Seattle, Wash., to the late Clifford E. Lovold and the late Alice Hicks Lovold. At the request of the ...

Lauren Spierer's Parents Lawsuit Against Men Last Seen With Daughter Goes ... - Huffington Post

Monroe News - Fri, 06/28/2013 - 00:28

Lauren Spierer's Parents Lawsuit Against Men Last Seen With Daughter Goes ...
Huffington Post
The suit was filed in Monroe Circuit Court days before the expiration of the statute of limitations for a civil filing, according to WTHR. Federal courts have jurisdiction because the parties to the suit are all from different states, according to WISH ...

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Charlotte Bobcats down to seven likely selections with No. 4 pick in 2013 NBA ... - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:57

Charlotte Bobcats down to seven likely selections with No. 4 pick in 2013 NBA ...
Charlotte Observer
The Charlotte Bobcats didn't engage in many pre-draft workouts this spring, which left plenty of time for the front office to work the phones. According to general manager Rich Cho, they could potentially trade up from the No. 4 overall pick in the NBA ...

Police powers will be expanded during Charlotte's July 4th celebration - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:55

Police powers will be expanded during Charlotte's July 4th celebration
Charlotte Observer
A memo from Carlee to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe outlined the boundaries of the extraordinary event area: Church Street, Stonewall Street/Kenilworth Avenue, Charlottetowne Avenue and Seventh Street. The memo notes that nearly ...

Union County sues local school board - WLOS

Monroe News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:36

Union County sues local school board
WLOS
MONROE, N.C. (AP) -- Union County is suing the local school board to get access to financial records in a budget dispute. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/19EyFHt) that county officials sued the school board Wednesday to force them to ...

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Bratton takes reins at OSU; Jones also promoted - Golfweek.com

Monroe News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 22:36

Bratton takes reins at OSU; Jones also promoted
Golfweek.com
LPGA Championship gets new site, dates for 2014. Wegmans LPGA Championship organizers signed a one-year contract with Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford, N.Y., and tournament dates will move to the week of Aug. 11 next year. ... Griffin, a high school ...

Charlotte Observer hospital series wins a Loeb award - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:41

Charlotte Observer hospital series wins a Loeb award
Charlotte Observer
An investigative series on North Carolina's nonprofit hospitals by The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer of Raleigh has won a top prize in the Gerald Loeb Awards, which honors the nation's best business reporting. “Prognosis: Profits,” a 2012 ...

Lauren Spierer's Parents' Lawsuit Against Men Last Seen With Daughter Goes ... - Huffington Post

Monroe News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:32

Lauren Spierer's Parents' Lawsuit Against Men Last Seen With Daughter Goes ...
Huffington Post
The suit was filed in Monroe Circuit Court days before the expiration of the statute of limitations for a civil filing, according to WTHR. Federal courts have jurisdiction because the parties to the suit are all from different states, according to WISH ...

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Phil Harris gets an encore on Charlotte radio - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 20:20

Phil Harris gets an encore on Charlotte radio
Charlotte Observer
Harris hit Charlotte in 2000 as midday host on the old “Lite,” a job he held for 12 years until owner Clear Channel turned the station last summer into the expect-to-hear-anything WLKO-FM (“Lake” 102.9). Music became the star and the hosts departed.

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Over 140 geese euthanized at NC park were deemed a 'nuisance' - myfox8.com

Gastonia News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 16:33

Over 140 geese euthanized at NC park were deemed a 'nuisance'
myfox8.com
GASTONIA, N.C. — Officials said 144 geese have been euthanized at a park in Gaston County after being deemed a nuisance, according to WSOC. According to the report, officials say the flock had become such a nuisance at the park in Dallas they were ...
North Carolina county criticized for euthanizing 144 geese at parkCharleston Post Courier (subscription)

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Charlotte mayor confirmed as next transportation secretary - Fox News

Charlotte News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 16:21

Charlotte mayor confirmed as next transportation secretary
Fox News
The Senate has unanimously confirmed Anthony Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., and a political ally of President Obama, as transportation secretary. Foxx, 42, was approved Thursday by a 100-0 vote. He replaces outgoing secretary Ray LaHood, who ...

On Houston visit, Charlotte leaders ponder Texas-sized transportation questions - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 16:05

Charlotte Observer

On Houston visit, Charlotte leaders ponder Texas-sized transportation questions
Charlotte Observer
HOUSTON Here in the nation's fourth-largest city, many of the transportation debates Charlotte faces seem to be settled already. Toll roads are an accepted part of life. Light-rail lines are being expanded. And a 1-cent sales tax seems to be doing the ...

Union County sues local school board - News & Observer

Monroe News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 11:09

Union County sues local school board
News & Observer
MONROE, N.C. — Union County is suing the local school board to get access to financial records in a budget dispute. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/19EyFHt) that county officials sued the school board Wednesday to force them to turn ...

Keselowski looking to defend Kentucky victory - Ellwood City Ledger

Concord - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 05:12

San Francisco Chronicle

Keselowski looking to defend Kentucky victory
Ellwood City Ledger
FILE - In this May 23, 2013 file photo, Brad Keselowski prepares for qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Keselowski heads to Kentucky Speedway this weekend looking to snap ...
Racing Roundup: Two Mobile natives in Thursday's NASCAR truck series racePress-Register - al.com

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Fireworks! - Charlotte Observer

Monroe News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 04:42

Fireworks!
Charlotte Observer
Kings Mountain: 9:30 p.m., following 6 p.m. Revolutionary Fourth celebration at city's walking trail park. Lake Wylie: 9:15 p.m., at Buster Boyd Bridge, N.C.-S.C. 49. Lincolnton: About 9:30 p.m., following 6 p.m. festival and 8 p.m. parade downtown ...

House investigators: Disability judges are too lax - Concord Monitor

Concord - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 03:50

House investigators: Disability judges are too lax
Concord Monitor
Social Security is approving disability benefits at strikingly high rates for people whose claims were rejected by field offices or state agencies, according to House investigators. Compounding the situation, the agency often fails to do required ...

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Charlotte Bobcats down to seven likely selections with No . 4 pick in 2013 NBA ... - News & Observer

Charlotte News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 03:19

Charlotte Bobcats down to seven likely selections with No . 4 pick in 2013 NBA ...
News & Observer
The Charlotte Bobcats didn't engage in many pre-draft workouts this spring, which left plenty of time for the front office to work the phones. According to general manager Rich Cho, they could potentially trade up from the No. 4 overall pick in the NBA ...
If Nerlens Noel's available in NBA draft, Charlotte Bobcats should jumpCharlotte Observer
Scott Fowler: Because Nerlens Noel will be gone, Bobcats should pick Victor ...MiamiHerald.com

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Year after NC amendment, couples celebrate - Charlotte Observer

Concord - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 02:23

Year after NC amendment, couples celebrate
Charlotte Observer
Steve Knight of Gastonia, NC waves a Rainbow flag as he celebrates the Supreme Courts historical rulings effectively undercutting California's Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage and the court striking down a key part of the federal Defense of ...

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ACC can prove itself against SEC opponents - SportingNews.com

Monroe News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 01:37

ACC can prove itself against SEC opponents
SportingNews.com
11. Boston College: Villanova, at USC, Army, at New Mexico State. 12. Wake Forest: Presbyterian, Louisiana-Monroe, at Army, at Vanderbilt. 13. NC State: Louisiana Tech, Richmond, Central Michigan, ECU. 14. Duke: North Carolina Central, at Memphis, Troy ...

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