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Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Bobcats: Which team will advance in the NBA playoffs?

Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Bobcats: Which team will advance in the NBA playoffs?
Which team – the No. 2 seed Miami Heat (54-28) or the No. 7 Charlotte Bobcats (43-39) will advance beyond the first round of the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs, and how many games will it take? Copyright 2014 The Charlotte Observer. All rights reserved.
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Al Jefferson's double-double powers Bobcats past 76ers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Steve Clifford isn't exactly singing his team's praises after the Bobcats won for the sixth time in seven games. In fact, the first-year head coach said he's a little concerned about his team's focus as the playoffs approach. "We …
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Coal ash unmonitored in fill sites across NC
Duke's two coal-burning power plants in the Charlotte region, Allen on Lake Wylie and Marshall on Lake Norman, together produced about a half-million tons of ash that year. The Riverbend plant on Mountain Island Lake retired a year ago. Coal ash …
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CFD explains use of terrorism funding grant

CFD explains use of terrorism funding grant
The new $ 3 million grant will come from the Department of Homeland Security and be gifted to the Charlotte Fire Department. The city and state applied for the money as part of the Urban Areas Security Initiative. Charlotte is one of 39 cities to …
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Who is the mystery woman in Cannon case?
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As the federal case unfolds against former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, there is one name that is something of a mystery. Her name is on an email that was taken from the Mayor's office the day last month when Cannon was arrested.
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Mustang 50th Anniversary roars into Concord, Kannapolis, Charlotte
It's not unusual to see a lot of Mustangs on the roads in our area, but this weekend if you are anywhere near the Kannapolis-Concord-Charlotte area, you're probably going to feel like you're in the middle of biggest herd of Mustangs ever assembled.
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Charlotte Bobcats rally in finale; NBA playoffs await

Charlotte Bobcats rally in finale; NBA playoffs await
By Rick Bonnell The_Charlotte_Observer. Facebook Twitter Google Plus Reddit E-mail Print. 0419colfowler_09. Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson defends Atlanta Hawks' Paul Millsap during their game at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 17, 2014. DAVID T.
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Five factors that could help Charlotte Bobcats scare Miami Heat
The Heat are an overwhelming favorite over Charlotte in their first-round playoff series, but can the Bobcats at least give Miami trouble? Their 0-15 record against the Heat over the last four seasons would indicate there should be little resistance …
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Neighbors concerned over south Charlotte retail development
That's why he and some of his neighbors have questions about the project planned by Selwyn Properties near the intersection of Park and Woodlawn roads in south Charlotte. "What we have here is a mixed use, infill redevelopment project," said Grey Poole …
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Local departments have outgunned CMPD for years

Local departments have outgunned CMPD for years
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Along with body cameras, the Charlotte City Council approved a measure Monday allowing the CMPD to have rifles. Officers say they're more accurate than handguns and shotguns in long-range situations, and would allow them to keep …
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Program eases weekend hunger in Charlotte
Those interested in donating funds to Charlotte's First Baptist Church "Tide Me Over" program can contact the church at 517-543-6900. Each weekly food bag costs $ 5 each and it costs $ 160 a year to provide weekend food to one student at Charlotte Upper …
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Steele Creek outlet center announces 18 more tenants
Charlotte Premium Outlets has signed lease deals with 18 additional retailers. That Steele Creek outlet center announced the following tenants on Monday: Kate Spade New York, Coach, J. Crew, Banana Republic Factory Store, Carter's, Gap Factory Store, …
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Bobcats vs Hawks final score: Atlanta falls to Charlotte on buzzer-beater, 95-93
The Atlanta Hawks dropped a 95-93 decision to the Charlotte Bobcats in Philips Arena on Monday night, as Chris Douglas-Roberts converted a buzzer-beating floater for the difference.  Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook  Share Share …
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With Clodfelter appointed Charlotte mayor, bi-state water group loses charter
STEELE CREEK — The appointment of Dan Clodfelter as Charlotte's new mayor filled one political void, while creating another. Clodfelter was sworn in last week as mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, whose unexpired term runs through December 2015.
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Charlotte kids prep for national scrabble tournament
Coach Katya Lezin is surrounded by the students she is taking to Providence, R.I., for the National School Scrabble Championship: front row, from left, Alex Read, Charlie Lewin, Myers Busch; second row, from left, David Starling, Katie Lewin, Lucy …
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Charlotte faces freeze Wednesday morning

Charlotte faces freeze Wednesday morning
The warmest weekend of the year is about to be followed by near-record cold. Forecasters say frost and a freeze are likely Wednesday morning across the Charlotte area, and more frost could develop Thursday morning. The cold snap will follow a rainy …
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'A Charlotte House' focuses on friends and community
Editor's Note: The Mecklenburg Times, in partnership with the American Institute of Architects Charlotte section, asked area architects to create a suburban home that represents Charlotte, drawing on history, culture, natural resources and climate. It …
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Richmond Kickers suffer 2-1 loss to Charlotte Eagles
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Richmond Kickers suffered a hard-fought 2-1 loss to the Charlotte Eagles on the road Saturday night. Taking an early lead on a Michael Seaton tally, the Kickers conceded the equalizer in the second half before Jorge Herrera's last …
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Candidates scramble for US Rep. Mel Watt's seat
State Sen. Malcolm Graham, 51, of Charlotte. A business executive and former Charlotte City Councilman, he wants to increase pay for minimum-wage workers and expand economic development opportunities by increasing investment in the private- and …
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Nun at center of Charlotte Catholic High controversy goes on leave

Nun at center of Charlotte Catholic High controversy goes on leave
The Dominican nun whose comments about sexuality caused a storm at Charlotte Catholic High School has canceled all of her speaking engagements and is taking a sabbatical from her teaching post at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tenn. In a statement on …
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Police: Man killed in Gaston Co., body dumped in Charlotte
Police are still trying to find out why a man was targeted and left dead on the side of a Charlotte road. Police arrested Avery Lail and Delia "Joyce" Rick Friday in connection with the homicide. Officials said they killed Brian Jones in March. Lail is …
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Charlotte Bobcats at Boston Celtics game preview

Charlotte Bobcats at Boston Celtics game preview
With their most recent win over the Wizards, Charlotte has the same record as Washington. However, since the Bobcats own the tie breaker they own the 6 seed. All they need to do is finish the season with at least the same record as the Wizards. The …
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Charlotte group building support for Google Fiber
Charlotte entrepreneurs, students and technology leaders are gearing up for a citywide push to build support for Google Fiber. The technology giant announced in February that Charlotte was among nine U.S. metro areas where it would like to install …
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NC senator named Charlotte mayor

NC senator named Charlotte mayor
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte's city council has chosen a state senator as its new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. Members on Monday picked Dan Clodfelter to finish the two-year term Cannon only …
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Woman ID'd after deadly house fire in north Charlotte
The name of a 46-year-old woman who was found dead after a house fire in north Charlotte has been released. According to a report from Charlotte police, 46-year-old Jin Hee Daniels' body was found after a fire sparked at her home along the 5100 block …
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