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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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Chew on this (access required)

What’s the highlight of your trip to the mall? Is it buying a large pretzel smothered in nacho cheese? Slurping down an Orange Julius? Those massage chairs? If you answered “Getting my teeth whitened,” you might be in the minority. ...

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Facebook face-off (access required)

Some people are good little employees, toiling away during the day, never using company time for frivolities on the Internet. Other people waste hours a week on, say, Facebook while on the clock. You know who you are. If you ...

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He stands corrected (access required)

When Steve Kerrigan was named the CEO of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, which will be held in Charlotte, he was no stranger to conventions. After all, Kerrigan, a former aide to U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, led the host committee ...

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