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Democratic National Convention Host Charlotte: Anti-Union Rules, Packed Shelters, Food Deserts

(2495) Comments | Posted April 12, 2012 | 8:00 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If Whole Foods were to sell a city, the proposal might look like how local booster Dan Murrey pitches Charlotte. In Murrey's telling, this business-savvy city has the soul of a nonprofit, built around diversity, renewables and do-gooders. Charlotte may be more commonly known as...

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Democratic National Convention Host Charlotte Proposes Law Aimed At Banning Occupy Encampments

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2011 | 1:02 PM

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Democratic National Convention Host Charlotte Proposes Law Aimed At Banning Occupy Encampments

(6710) Comments | Posted December 9, 2011 | 10:27 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When the Democratic National Committee picked Charlotte to host its September 2012 convention, city leaders saw it as a boost to the local service economy. Hotels would be filled, restaurants would be booked, and party spaces would be rented. Up until a few...

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