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Plan calls for revitalizing Charlotte’s struggling northwest area (access required)

When state Sen. Malcolm Graham looks at Charlotte’s northwest corridor, he sees the intersection near Johnson C. Smith University as the “Trade and Tryon” of that area. To Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell, the area could become a “Little Georgetown,” ...

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Rivalry with Raleigh intensifies as capital city cashes in on banking (access required)

Searching for a place to build a technology-development center in 2009, Deutsche Bank AG considered various cities, including Charlotte, Raleigh and Maryland. Unfortunately for Charlotte, the Germany-based investment bank picked Cary, a town just outside Raleigh in Wake County. In ...

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Blueprint for bad blood (access required)

At a March 21 public hearing in Charlotte on regulations thought to be hurting North Carolina businesses, Sen. Daniel Clodfelter wasn’t content with just listening. Clodfelter, a Democrat from Charlotte, was among seven state lawmakers on the North Carolina Joint ...

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