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Mall sprawl (access required)

The foreclosure and sale of Eastland Mall has left many wondering about the property’s future. Houston-based Boxer Property Management Corp., Eastland’s new owner, plans to redevelop the site. Eastland shut down June 30 after business languished at the mall, which ...

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Taxed drivers (access required)

“There’s blood on somebody’s hands,” said William Dobbins as he addressed the Charlotte City Council last week. Dobbins, president of Owners and Operators of Charlotte Douglas Airport Taxicab Association, was speaking about the Aug. 21 death of former taxicab driver ...

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Going sour (access required)

Rick Parker races around his 360 acres, hopping in and out of pickup trucks, hauling feed and hay, operating farm equipment and tending to more than 100 cows. His day usually starts at 5 a.m., and he doesn’t call it ...

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Tough assignment (access required)

As the fall semester starts this week, Charlotte-area schools and colleges are struggling to make due with slashed budgets while also trying to accommodate a growing number of students. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Central Piedmont Community College ...

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