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Renee Ellmers lends support to bipartisan mental health bill U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, a Pennsylvania Republican and author of a bill to revamp mental health, came to North Carolina on Tuesday, visiting a state suffering many of the ills…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 9 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
NC Supreme Court asked to release voucher funds during appeal Advocates of the North Carolina voucher program that was declared unconstitutional have asked the N.C. Supreme Court to halt the effects of that ruling and release funds for the ?Opportunity…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 11 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
‘Drew’ Boggs, paving CEO, to plead guilty Thursday The president of a paving company accused of helping defraud state and federal governments out of $87 million in road projects is expected to plead guilty Thursday.Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 12 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
First mayor of Kannapolis dies Bachman Brown Jr., who was instrumental in the incorporation of the City of Kannapolis in the early 1980s and served as its first mayor, died Sunday at Tucker Hospice House.Click to Continue »
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Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced next week Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced on a public corruption charge as early as next week, according to new documents in his case.Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 12 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Obama thanks 83-year-old Monroe veteran for stamp idea Garland Denny, an 83-year-old Navy veteran from Monroe who is pushing for increased funding for veterans? services, had his picture taken with President Barack Obama on Tuesday and even got…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 12 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
CMS still faces teacher assistant funding gap The failure of that bill was just one example of a flurry of late-session activity that affected schools before the N.C. General Assembly adjourned last week, CMS associate general counsel…Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 12 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina
Habitual DWI offender from Conover sentenced to prison A 29-year-old Conover man was convicted of habitual driving while impaired, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia last week and was sentenced to at least a year and…Click to Continue »
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Charlotte city attorney Bob Hagemann gets 4% raise The Charlotte City Council voted unanimously Monday to give City Attorney Bob Hagemann a 4percent raise, praising his work. Hagemann?s new salary will be just under $217,000.Click to Continue »
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Charlotte-area home prices up 3.8% Charlotte-area home prices rose 3.8 percent in June from the same month last year, as appreciation continues to slow nationwide, according to the Standard & Poor?s/Case-Shiller report.Click to Continue »
Charlotte Observer | 13 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlotte, North Carolina