WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is taking $1.2 billion in high-speed rail money away from Ohio and Wisconsin and awarding it to 12 other states, including North Carolina, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday, according to The Associated Press. Ohio ...Read More »
INDIANAPOLIS — Duke Energy Corp. and Indiana consumer advocates say secret e-mails disclosed in The Indianapolis Star raise questions that affect a deal on cost overruns at the company’s $2.9 billion Edwardsport coal gasification project. The Charlotte, N.C.-based company and ...Read More »
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Monroe man is accused of scamming nearly $1.2 million from at least 181 investors in eight states. A grand jury in Monroe charged Silas J. Mayeux, 57, Thursday with racketeering, felony theft and two securities ...Read More »
Surrounded by vacant and decrepit-looking shopping centers, hotels, restaurants and car lots, Independence Park is one of the last places still showing signs of life along a blighted stretch of highway just minutes from uptown. But Alec Polites said the ...
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Kris Molander hunched over a map spread out on a table showing a network of pink and green lines snaking through Iredell County. The lines represented proposed sections of the Carolina Thread Trail, an ambitious and far-reaching network of greenways ...
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The American dream for Charlotte’s taxicab drivers has turned into a nightmare. That’s according to St. Louis attorney Mark Goodman, who made the comment in a Nov. 17 letter to assistant city attorney Leila Lahbabi, who represents Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. ...Read More »
Charlotte’s hotel occupancy rate rose to 61.1 percent in October from 57.7 percent the month before, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said Thursday. October marks the 10th consecutive month in which the rate has risen from the previous year, the ...Read More »