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We know the name won't be Louise or Claire ...

I’ve tried on end to guess the name of the girl Ellen and Tim are expecting any day – or moment – now.  Louise? Not close. 849 more words

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I have anger issues ...

It’s no secret that I harbor a loathing for slobs and nitwits who defile our public byways with their slovenly litterbug habits. If you follow this space even infrequently you are aware of such sentiments. 526 more words

New Service Could Wipe Clean Criminal Records

Write this number down: 704-971-8382.

It’s Mecklenburg County’s new “Expunction Line.” That’s a funny way of saying this: If you qualify, you now have the chance to scrub off at least part or maybe all of your criminal record. 331 more words

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Charlotte Observer breaks vaccine taboo

The largest circulation paper in the Carolinas, The Charlotte Observer, one of America’s top Pulitzer Prize winning newspapers and part of the McClatchy chain, has recently had four pieces acknowledging problems with vaccines. 20 more words

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Report: Panthers, Cam Newton discussing contract extension

The Carolina Panthers would like to lock up franchise quarterback Cam Newton to a contract extension, but things could get tricky.

Newton and Panthers’ brass are meeting at the combine to talk about a new deal, according to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer. 142 more words


One7 provides refuge for those who need help

The Charlotte Observer
City News
Sunday, January 25, 2015

David Garrett never expected to open an after-school program for impoverished and underprivileged children.

Garrett grew up in Tennessee, the son of a judge, but said he spent his teens and early 20s selling drugs and acting recklessly. 748 more words

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Youth group in Charlotte region battles sex trafficking

The Charlotte Observer

City News
Sunday, January 25, 2014

Eleven Charlotte-area teens voluntarily meet at Christ Covenant Church to learn more about domestic-minor sex trafficking and raise awareness to prevent it. 469 more words

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