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Firefly ball (access required)

In honor of Opening Day next week, here’s a baseball item: Tebow Time is coming to the Carolinas. Tim Tebow, the Heisman Trophy winner and one-time NFL quarterback, will make his minor league debut as a member of the Columbia ...

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Keep it covered (access required)

Consider your home insurance a safety net. The question is: How big a net do you need? “A standard home-owners insurance policy insures the home itself and the things you keep in it,” said Jeff Hay, head of product management, ...

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Ballantyne Corporate Park sold (access required)

One-point-two billion. That’s how much money changed hands in the biggest real estate deal in Charlotte history last week. New York-based Northwood Investors paid $1.2 billion for Ballantyne Corporate Park in South Charlotte. The deal closed March 8, and 40 ...

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Pi are square (access required)

This next item looks more like a press release or a pay-to-play article than an AP wire item, but that’s where we found it. And since it involves Bojangles, founded in Charlotte in 1977, and sweet potatoes (the official vegetable ...

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Walking on Sunshine (access required)

This coming week (March 12-18) is Sunshine Week, an initiative to promote open government and freedom of information. And this coming Thursday, March 16, is celebrated as National FOI Day. This date was chosen because it is the birthday of ...

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