CorneliusNews.net: Studying Plans For I77: Toll
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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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NC Town Holding Dirty Dancing Festival
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Fri August 24, 2012

NC Town Holding Dirty Dancing Festival

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Chiquita CEO Shares Lessons On The Way Out
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Fri August 24, 2012

Chiquita CEO Shares Lessons On The Way Out

Fernando Aguirre. Photo: Tanner Latham

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The Science Behind Lake Norman's Fish Kills
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Fri August 24, 2012

The Science Behind Lake Norman's Fish Kills

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Public Responds To HOT Lanes
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Fri August 24, 2012

Public Responds To HOT Lanes

NCDOT officials and members of the transportation consulting firm RK & K answered questions about the project. Photo: Tanner

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1/4 Of NC Residents Diagnosed With 'Pre-Existing
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Fri August 24, 2012

1/4 Of NC Residents Diagnosed With 'Pre-Existing Conditions'

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Makes First
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Fri August 24, 2012

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Makes First Visit To NC

Gary Johnson

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Little-Known Union Dominates Local Market
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Fri August 24, 2012

Little-Known Union Dominates Local Market

New hire orientation at the Local 322 Union Hall. Photo: Julie Rose

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Morrison To Name Chief Of Staff, Other Top CMS
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Fri August 24, 2012

Morrison To Name Chief Of Staff, Other Top CMS Posts Today

We'll have a better idea today about who will shape the future of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. CMS Superintendent Heath Morrison is expected to name his cabinet this afternoon at a specially-called school board meeting. People with different titles will surround Morrison. For example, Morrison will name a chief of staff. Previous superintendent Peter Gorman did not have a chief of staff. Morrison will also name a deputy superintendent, a position that Gorman axed because of budget cuts.

Neither Cheers Nor Jeers At The DNC Protest Rally
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Fri August 24, 2012

Neither Cheers Nor Jeers At The DNC Protest Rally

Of the very few attending the protest lottery, only about half a dozen were actual protestors. Photo: Tanner Latham.

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