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A look at how much drivers on I-77 can expect to pay in toll rates

Driving the length of the 26-mile toll lanes being added on Interstate 77 between uptown and Mooresville will cost up to $6.95 during peak times, accord…
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Some talented minority politicians in NC are ready to lead

Every North Carolina governor, U.S. senator, state Senate leader, lieutenant governor, attorney general, superintendent of public instruction and secret…
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Steele Creek’s growth and location attracts businesses and residents

Businesses that would not have considered the Steele Creek area 15 years ago now find the area appealing with new Class A office space, destination reta…
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NC lawmakers pass amendment to better protect victims of date rape

An amendment that would better protect victims that have been drugged without their knowledge has been passed by North Carolina lawmakers and is hea…
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Could state roads bond solve I-77 contract buyout for north Mecklenburg?

The solution for revamping a much-criticized 50-year contract for new toll lanes on Interstate 77 could be solved by including money for a con…
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Community helps homeless after county doesn't open warming shelters

With temperatures dropping into the teens, concerns for the homeless and for those without heat mounted in Mecklenburg County last week. UNC-Charlotte …
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Rep. Chaz Beasley Announces Run for Re-Election

Rep. Chaz Beasley announced today that he is running for re-election to the N.C. House of Representatives in 2018.  Rep. Beasley is currently in h…
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"We Owe It to Our Parents & Grandparents"--Chaz Beasley

"The struggle isn't over, and we owe it to our parents and grandparents to continue to work to end discrimination and pursue equality."  That was t…
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State Representative Chaz Beasley Is Organizing A Relief Trip To Puerto Rico

State Representative Chaz Beasley is organizing a relief trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico in the next few weeks. Beasley reached ou…
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'Millennial caucus' looks to engage NC's next generation

A group of young lawmakers are banding together to address issues important to millennials and to try to engage younger North Carolinians in the politic…
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