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Success may pave way for more housing (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Many people left Tuesday’s City Council meeting carrying with them heavy adjectives. Some were disappointed, others were shocked and a few were incensed. The majority of those people were from south Charlotte, and their emotions were brought on ...

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City Council approves affordable housing project in south Charlotte (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The City Council on Tuesday approved by a 9-2 vote a controversial south Charlotte rezoning that will allow the construction of workforce housing in a neighborhood that largely opposed the proposal. Mayor Patrick Cannon provided the ninth — ...

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Charlotte OKs spending $3.6 million for piece of proposed sports complex (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council on Monday night approved spending $3.6 million from the city’s community investment plan budget for a 6.84-acre site near Bojangles Coliseum that would be a slice of a larger amateur sports complex planned for ...

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320-apartment mixed-use project in west Cornelius could be a tough sell on a hot corner (access required)

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CORNELIUS – With plans newly filed by B.V. Belk Properties for a 23-acre commercial and multifamily project with 360 apartments at West Catawba Avenue and Nantz Road, that corner in west Cornelius has suddenly become a hot one for potential ...

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Killer fees? (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Steve Gentry is a broker for Charlotte-based Piedmont Properties, but occasionally he steps away from the company to strike a deal as a solo developer. Recently he did just that and developed a 10,000-square-foot warehouse-type building in north ...

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NLRB opts not to appeal notice posting rule (access required)

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WASHINGTON — Ending a legal battle over one the most controversial labor law regulations in recent history, the National Labor Relations Board has abandoned plans to seek high court review of two appellate decisions striking down the agency’s notice posting ...

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Mortgage changes debut (access required)

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Come Jan. 10, it may become more difficult for homeowners to obtain a mortgage. That’s when a host of new rules come into effect. Most notable among the changes for borrowers will be the ability-to-repay and qualified mortgage rules that ...

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O Mobilfunkmast, O Mobilfunkmast! Your wires green appall them (access required)

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MATTHEWS – As Christmas approaches, attention naturally turns to evergreens, be they natural or fake. This year in Matthews, some of that attention has been diverted to one particular proposed fake pine, and it wouldn’t be in the corner of ...

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Market forces out workers (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Julie Porter has spoken to teachers and nurses’ aides who live as far away as Gastonia and Stanly and commute to south Charlotte daily. Porter, the president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, said they can’t afford housing near ...

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