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Legal aid available for nonunion Democratic National Convention workers (access required)

With all of the controversy over union labor and the 2012 Democratic National Convention, a group is offering free legal aid for nonunion workers who are forced from jobs during the convention next fall. The Springfield, Va.-based National Right to ...

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Meck code 
enforcers brace for DNC rush (access required)

By next summer, with the 2012 Democratic National Convention around the corner, Jim Bartl and his staff at the Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Office are likely going to have their hands full. They could be flooded with permits as contractors ...

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Convention Tension (access required)

On April 28, former Charlotte Mayor Harvey Gantt stood behind a podium at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, addressing the crowd that had gathered for the press conference. The focus of the event was the 2012 Democratic National Convention, ...

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Video entrepreneurs aim to fill void, cash in on Democratic National Convention (access required)

When Tommy Nichols told his friends he was quitting his information technology job at Central Piedmont Community College to start his own company he got some strange looks. “They asked me if I was nuts for quitting a steady job ...

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CRVA names 3 new board members

The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority announced today that it has three new board members. Chuck Allen is the Charlotte-based managing director of government and community relations for US Airways. Will Miller, who helped Charlotte with its bid for the 2012 Democratic ...

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For businesses breaking zoning laws, Charles Witherspoon is the man to fear (access required)

Detective Charles Witherspoon usually doesn’t get involved until things get really bad, and the situation last year at Vox Sports Club on Wilkinson Boulevard in west Charlotte was about the worst he’d ever seen. The 28-year veteran of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg ...

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Nonprofits expect to profit from convention (access required)

Just hours after the Democratic Party announced that Charlotte would host its 2012 national convention, the Levine Museum of the New South got a phone call. A national organization wanted to book the museum during the convention for a sit-down ...

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