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Double entendre (access required)

Who says city council meetings are boring? Larry Shaheen Jr. appears to be stimulated by them. On Monday, the Charlotte City Council held a public hearing for the rezoning of more than five acres at 4749 West Blvd., 5000 Sirus ...

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The high life (access required)

It’s not easy to get a home loan these days. Some of us stand a better chance of seeing Palin and Pelosi singing “Kumbaya” on a mountaintop. Speaking of mountaintops and home loans, in Linville, about 100 miles northwest of ...

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The Democrat among them (access required)

The Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors held its annual meeting this week at Myers Park Country Club, and part of the presentation involved handing out awards. The CRCBR’s Cornerstone award, which goes to someone who has improved the area’s ...

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Blueprint for pain (access required)

Being an architect might sound cool. But in actuality, it’s tough out there for those with architecture degrees. The Wall Street Journal has created an interactive tool with the help of U.S. Census Bureau data compiled by Georgetown University’s Center ...

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Monday night mix-up (access required)

This month, Charlotte’s Center City was featured prominently on ESPN, complete with Bank of America tower all lit up. The only problem: The flyover shot was supposed to be of Jacksonville, Fla. ESPN made the footage flub during its coverage ...

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