CorneliusNews.net: Studying Plans For I77: Toll
6:31 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

CorneliusNews.net: Studying Plans For I77: Toll Lanes Ahead?

Consultants and other visitors at Wednesday's drop-in workshop

Consultants and other visitors at Wednesday's drop-in workshop at Cornelius Town Hall looked at maps of the proposed I-77 widening project. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net) Residents, businesspeople and local officials this week got a closeup look at several versions of a proposal to build high-occupancy toll lanes on I-77 to help relieve rush-hour congestion north of Charlotte. At workshops in Cornelius Wednesday and Charlotte Thursday, NC Department of Transportation officials and consultants showed maps of the planned route and drawings of what toll lanes might look like.

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CMS Police Go Door-To-Door Uptown
6:05 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

CMS Police Go Door-To-Door Uptown

CMS Police car. Photo: Jennifer Lang

CMS Police car. Photo: Jennifer Lang Police officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District are going door-to-door Uptown giving parents the run-down on bus changes and security restrictions during the Democratic National Convention. CMS Police Chief Bud Cesena says the first week of September will pose some challenges for the 372 students and their families who live inside the I-277 loop. "Some bus stops - because they're in the hot zone - won't exist any more," says Cesena.

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Harnessing The Allure Of Video Games In The
6:05 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Harnessing The Allure Of Video Games In The Classroom

Joel Bonasera uses video games to help teach his 7th graders math and science. Photo: Lisa Miller.

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Details Of DNC 2012 Security Plan Unveiled
6:05 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Details Of DNC 2012 Security Plan Unveiled

Charlotte Observer: US Airways Jets Had Near Miss
6:05 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Charlotte Observer: US Airways Jets Had Near Miss

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Aviation Administration and US Airways say they are investigating a near-miss involving three passenger jets Tuesday afternoon near Reagan National Airport. According to a Washington Post report, air traffic controllers realized the mistake only 12 seconds before inbound and outbound jets would have collided. The Daily Mail reports two outbound jets came within 500 and 600 feet of an inbound jet. The specific flights involved in the near-miss have not been identified, but US Airways has confirmed that its flights were involved.

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Regulators Issue Findings On Catawba Nuclear Plant
6:05 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Regulators Issue Findings On Catawba Nuclear Plant Power Outage

Federal regulators have concluded their investigation of a power outage that led one of Duke Energy's nuclear reactors on Lake Wylie to shut down abruptly in April. A preliminary report from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Duke didn't follow proper guidelines in testing upgraded equipment on one of its power generators at the plant. NRC spokesman Roger Hannah says the commission will wait on deciding on whether to issue a violation to Duke.

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Duke Board Members Refute 'Cold Feet' Allegations
6:05 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Duke Board Members Refute 'Cold Feet' Allegations

Edison Nation, CHS Partner To Find The 'Next Big
6:05 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Edison Nation, CHS Partner To Find The 'Next Big Idea' In Health Care

McCrory's Defamation Lawsuit Bluff May Have
6:05 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

McCrory's Defamation Lawsuit Bluff May Have Backfired

Lawmakers Override Perdue Vetoes
6:05 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Lawmakers Override Perdue Vetoes

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