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Population surge fed housing frenzy (access required)

John Woodward entered the building industry eight years ago when Charlotte’s population was booming. Seduced by the influx of residents, Woodward became a licensed contractor and started a small residential construction company, Woodward Builders, in Charlotte. “There was construction on ...

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Latinos lead NC’s population surge over decade

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s population of Latinos has more than doubled over the past decade, leading a statewide growth spurt that involved nearly all 100 counties, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The state’s overall population ...

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