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Break out 
the scotch (access required)

It’s celebration time over in Berewick, a Pappas Properties planned development in southwest Charlotte. The peeps at Pappas are all smiles because Berewick, which opened in 2005, has welcomed its 1,000th resident. Rigoberto and Sarah Amador and their family moved ...

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City in pink (access required)

If while wandering around Charlotte over the next week you spot a pink water tower or other pink structures, it doesn’t necessarily mean that someone slipped something into your drink. It’s more likely evidence of participation in the Queen City ...

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Como se dice ‘street’? (access required)

Complete Streets, a Washington, D.C.-based coalition dedicated to making streets more accessible to pedestrians and cyclists, has rolled out Spanish version of its site, completestreets.org. That fact was brought up last week on a listserv for North Carolina planners, prompting ...

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Oh, deer (access required)

We’re wondering if Rodney L. Poteat has learned his lesson about killing deer in other states. Poteat, of Salisbury, is accused of going to Hart County, Ky., in November, shooting a white-tailed deer and hauling it back to Salisbury, according ...

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Race-ial profiling? (access required)

Let’s just get it out in the open: There are some stereotypes associated with NASCAR fans. Some descriptions we found online refer to them as “toothless,” “racist,” “wife-beating” and “redneck.” We found an entry for “NASCAR teeth” on urbandictionary.com, which ...

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