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Drugs and art (access required)

Where would you put a mural dedicated to your town’s history? On the side of city hall? Maybe the police station? What about a CVS pharmacy? That’s the location Mandy Edwards, of the town’s Historical Preservation Committee, is suggesting to ...

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An unwanted union (access required)

Democrats have long been fawning over unions, and that love fest isn’t going to be put on pause next year just because the Democratic National Convention will be held in Charlotte. DNC organizers aren’t letting up in their calls for ...

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Augustus Gloop would be thrilled (access required)

It sounds like something out of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” — or perhaps something to give Michelle Obama, who’s on an anti-obesity kick, nightmares. Raleigh-based Golden Corral has introduced chocolate fountains at its restaurants. The “Chocolate Wonderfalls” allow customers ...

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Come again? (access required)

Downgrading seems to be all the rage among rating agencies these days. So it was welcome news when, last week, Standard & Poor’s gave Mecklenburg County a triple-A rating on its general obligation bonds debt. S&P, in keeping with the ...

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Sign of the times (access required)

Someone who hates campaign signs — frankly, who doesn’t? — apparently had enough when they saw Andy Dulin’s. Or maybe they just don’t like Andy. Dulin is running unopposed for the District 6 seat on the Charlotte City Council. But ...

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Peacock pride (access required)

Researchers say the peacock uses his extravagant tail to turn the heads of females and convince them that they should copulate with him. True to his last name, Charlotte City Councilman Edwin Peacock, too, is using bright color to charm ...

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