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9:37 am
Wed March 27, 2013

City, UNCC Team Up For A Lesson In Data

A panel of non-profits speaks about how they use public data at UNCC's Uptown campus on Charlotte Data day.
Credit Ben Bradford / WFAE

Statistics, used incorrectly, can give the wrong impression, as Mark Twain made clear when he said, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”

And there’s a wealth of publicly available statistics about Charlotte that can be used or misused. So, on Tuesday, UNC Charlotte’s Urban Institute, the Federal Reserve of Richmond, and the city and county held Charlotte Data Day.

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