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Nashville, with its music scene, and Charlotte, a bank town, compete for convention biz (access required)

Although more than 400 miles and the Great Smoky Mountains separate Charlotte and Nashville, the two cities have a lot in common. For one, they are about the same size. Second, they are examples of progressive “New South” cities. As ...

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Minority-, women-owned firms call for city to make contracting changes (access required)

The April 15 groundbreaking for the new Mosaic Village complex on Charlotte’s west side was a festive affair with a marching band, marquee tent and business and political leaders galore — and an unofficial job fair for Charlotte’s minority contractors. ...

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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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