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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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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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Dianne Boardley Suber removed immediately as St. Augustine's president
Rodney Gaddy, St. Augustines University Chairman of the Board of Trustees, speaks at a press conference held at the school on Monday, April 7, 2014. He spoke about school President Dianne Suber's sudden departure and the financial problems facing the …
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Tourism advocate Mohammad Jenatian introduced Patrick Cannon to FBI agent
An influential lobbyist for Charlotte's hospitality and tourism industry made an introduction that would change the city's history. Mohammad Jenatian, president of the Greater Charlotte Hospitality & Tourism Alliance, brought together former Mayor …
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Patrick Cannon's arrest doesn't deter plan to streamline permitting
Charlotte City Manager Ron Carlee and Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio told the Charlotte Chamber recently that they are forging ahead with plans to streamline local permitting and code enforcement processes. Former Mayor Patrick Cannon's …
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Charlotte City Manger pleads to the public following scandal
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As City Council prepares to pick a new mayor Monday night, the city manager is asking anyone with new information in the case to come forward. The FBI says Cannon took bribes from undercover agents posing as developers.
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Sheraton Charlotte hotel representative claimed to have influence over alcohol
But in November, according to a report from an Alcohol Law Enforcement agent, a hotel representative named Larry Parks told the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department to sign off on the hotel's liquor license application despite incomplete paperwork …
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Charlotte Tilbury: Fashion's Beauty Queen
"I remember she used to babysit for Penny Rich, who was a beauty editor and so she had all these cosmetics at home," says Patsy, by phone from Ibiza, where Tilbury returns each August. "She'd give them to Charlotte, and Charlotte would do makeup for …
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Charlotte 49ers football: Austin Duke working hard to boost catches
Wide receiver Austin Duke led the Charlotte 49ers last season in receptions (62), receiving yards (727), receiving yards per game (66.1) and tied for the team lead with six receiving touchdowns. He also averaged a healthy 11.7 yards per catch. Buy …
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Quietly or not, lobbying continues for Charlotte mayor job
With Monday's deadline looming, a handful of candidates continue to lobby Charlotte City Council members who are searching for a successor to former Mayor Patrick Cannon. At least four candidates took different approaches, with two working quietly and …
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Charlotte SWAT standoff ends without injury
An east Charlotte neighborhood had a strong police presence for much of Monday, but a SWAT team standoff ended without injury. A man who police said had “a long history of mental health issues” barricaded himself in a house Monday morning.
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Where to from here, black Charlotte?
With our expanding skyline and 21st century economy, Charlotte – the envy of the South and the hope of America — would show the naysayers what black leaders could do when put in charge of a city not already crumbling from rust and corruption. Our …
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