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Group seeks positive press for Charlotte (access required)

Fortune magazine, BusinessWeek, and USA Today are a handful of the publications that could soon be hearing glowing pitches about Charlotte as the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte Center City Partners and Charlotte Regional Partnership begin a public relations campaign ...

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SPECIAL REPORT: Tracking the stimulus (access required)

Eighteen months and $787 billion later, the final verdict on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also known as the stimulus bill, is still unclear, particularly for Mecklenburg County. According to the North Carolina Office of Economic Recovery and Investment, ...

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Recession blamed for hospital traffic dip (access required)

As the economy struggles to make a comeback, some North Carolina hospitals, including those in the Charlotte area, are asking fewer patients to open up and say “Ah.” Don Dalton, spokesman for the North Carolina Hospital Association, said his organization ...

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