Duke Asks For Rate Cut, Regulators Hire Attorney

Aug 24, 2012

Despite another serious regulatory blow, state transportation officials continue to push ahead with planning for the Monroe Bypass. The Federal Highway Administration this week took back their approval of the $700 million toll road designed to ease heavy traffic on Highway 74. North Carolina Department of Transportation spokeswoman Greer Beaty says the state hopes to regain federal approval by fixing problems in the environmental study prepared for the road rather than redoing it entirely. A judge earlier this year ruled that study was not done correctly.

B-Cycle Adds Bikes To Charlotte Streets

Aug 24, 2012

Charlotte Observer - Vendors: DNC Too Quiet On Sales

Aug 24, 2012

Eight weeks before the start of the Democratic National Convention, some vendors who hope to sell merchandise are frustrated they have no information. Convention organizers asked businesses last fall to sign up with an online directory to hear about opportunities. Some vendors said they hoped they'd hear by now about chances to sell souvenirs during the September event. Sellers say they need time to prepare enough merchandise. But so far, they've heard nothing.

New CMS Superintendent Tours Facilities

Aug 24, 2012

Charlotte Observer: Mike Dunlap Is Bobcats' Choice For Head Coach

Aug 24, 2012

St. John's interim head coach Mike Dunlap directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game won 81-59 by Kentucky in Lexington, KY., Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Photo: Charlotte Observer. St. John's assistant Mike Dunlap is the next Charlotte Bobcats coach, the Observer has learned. Dunlap, 54, is a former Denver Nuggets assistant who was acting head coach this season at St. John's while Steve Lavin was recovering from prostate cancer surgery.

Gunshot Trackers Activated

Aug 24, 2012

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