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In enemy territory (access required)

Last week, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce made its annual trek to another city to learn some economic development strategies. This year, the trip was to Seattle, which also has a Microsoft campus. While on the campus, Natalie English, senior ...

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Southern-fried romance (access required)

Bojangles’ does more for the world than deep-fry chickens, and the company wants everyone to know that. It turns out that Charlotte-based Bojangles’ is responsible for marriages, too — at least one marriage, anyway. In a press release, the company ...

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Mall alcohol (access required)

With summer’s arrival, Charlotteans are looking for ways to beat the heat. So it might be good timing for a new business that’s opened at SouthPark Mall. Robert Horner is the owner and operator of the new Sunset Slush Classic ...

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Insert weatherman joke here (access required)

Disproving the myth that all they’re good for is pointing at maps and coifing their hair, local meteorologists will show the world today that they’re also capable of turning left while driving a school bus. As part of NASCAR’s Summer ...

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Swooping to the rescue (access required)

If you love bald eagles, you can watch the national symbol lay eggs, care for chicks and generally look majestic on the Eagle Cam — a live webcam at Carolina Raptor Center — from your computer. The only problem is ...

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PricewaterhouseCoopers produces report on CRVA

PricewaterhouseCoopers has produced a report on the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, which has been the subject of criticism by some, including Mayor Anthony Foxx, over its handling of a review of the organization. In April, the CRVA’s board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for ...

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LexJet opens Charlotte distribution center

Sarasota, Fla.-based LexJet said it is opening a distribution center in Charlotte, one of five new centers the company plans to have operating next month. The Charlotte facility is at 10800 Withers Cove Park Drive. LexJet already has distribution centers in New York, Alabama, ...

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