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Got hydrogen? A Mooresville dynamo explains how the lightest element has a heavyweight future (access required)

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At 75, Stan Thompson is a power source unto himself. The retired future-thinker for Southern Bell, then BellSouth, and finally AT&T is now one of the world’s most active and vocal advocates for the production of energy using hydrogen, the ...

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On the Level: John Jacob Priester II: But you can call him Jay, vice president of doing everything (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – You can call him Jay, but on the dotted line he is John Jacob Priester II, and he is vice president for development and leasing of Cambridge Properties. His father, John Jacob Priester I – like Jay’s grandfather ...

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Shad Spencer: A big fish in a big pond (access required)

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The Sept. 11 decision came without warning and in the middle of the week: Longtime Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Manager Katrina Young would no longer be in charge of enforcing the city’s zoning ordinance, effective immediately. Into the breach came Shad Spencer, a longtime city-county planning coordinator, after Planning Director Debra Campbell announced he would replace Young temporarily, and – pending an evaluation of his job performance – perhaps more permanently.

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Bruce Andersen: Planning chair micromanages the micrograms (access required)

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Bruce Andersen is the long-time chairman of the planning board in the area’s fastest-growing municipality, Huntersville, a board he’s been appointed to by the town’s Board of Commissioners since 1998. Andersen, 74, is also confident enough to poke fun at himself and his fellow board members, calling them “micromanagers.”

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