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ballantyne village to get back some access to parking spaces
Charlotte Observer
43 min. ago

Ballantyne Village to get back some access to parking spaces

The owners of Ballantyne Village claimed a partial victory in their long-running fight with the former owner over parking at the shopping center, with a judge ordering the former owner to remove metal poles blocking...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 14:29

CommunityOne profit falls on CEO severance

CommunityOne Bancorp on Friday said third-quarter profits fell 23 percent from a year ago, after the Charlotte-based community bank took a $2.1 million charge related to the departure of its chief executive officer....

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 13:40

Wall Street caps wild month with stock rally

NEW YORK The U.S. stock market is capping a seesaw month by jumping to all-time highs just two weeks after enduring its worst slump since 2012. Global markets roared higher after Japan's central bank committed to a...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 13:32

Citigroup disclosure shows scrutiny still on big banks

Six years after the financial crisis landed Wall Street in a thicket of legal troubles, the world's biggest banks remain buffeted by a patchwork of international regulators and prosecutors. The latest reminder of...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 13:00

Starbucks plans delivery after sales fall short

NEW YORK After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, Starbucks said it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S starting next year. The Seattle-based company declined to...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
15 min. ago

Sullivan, Begich swing through Petersburg in hard-fought ground game in rural Alaska

PETERSBURG (AP) -- When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger, Dan Sullivan, greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchorage on Election Night, their thoughts may turn to days of boots-on-the-ground...

 
fermented cabbage brings alaska's u.s. senate campaigns together, for once
Alaska Dispatch
today, 12:46

Fermented cabbage brings Alaska's U.S. Senate campaigns together, for once

Alaska politics is a small world, with campaigns sometimes even pitting former colleagues and friends against each other. But an episode Thursday involving fermented cabbage and the state's U.S. Congressional races...

 
dunbar challenges young on ethics violations in televised debate
Alaska Dispatch
today, 03:23

Dunbar challenges Young on ethics violations in televised debate

Rep. Don Young criticized Democrat Forrest Dunbar on Thursday for bringing up U.S. House ethics violations in a televised debate for U.S. Congress, arguing that he was found not guilty because he received a letter...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 03:23

Sullivan, Begich clash on policy in final U.S. Senate debate

Alaska’s two leading U.S. Senate candidates on Thursday night met for the last time before Election Day in a policy focused debate on the state’s public broadcasting network. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich and...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 02:08

ANWR claims and finger-pointing in Senate race nothing new for Alaska politics

In campaign ads and in his stump speeches, Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan hits a refrain familiar to Alaska voters when he blasts Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Begich for failing to open the coastal plain...

 
young, dunbar clash on ethics violations in televised debate
Alaska Dispatch
today, 02:08

Young, Dunbar clash on ethics violations in televised debate

Rep. Don Young criticized Democrat Forrest Dunbar on Thursday for bringing up U.S. House ethics violations in a televised debate for U.S. Congress, arguing that he was found not guilty because he received a letter...

 
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Charlotte Observer
19 min. ago

‘The Big Chill,' 30 years later

Some movies are born significant, some achieve significance, and some have significance thrust upon them – not always in the way their makers would have wished. An intended lament for the death of the...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 06:02

What to Watch on Friday: ‘Z Nation' promises ‘literal zombie tsunami'

Z Nation (10 p.m., Syfy) - A few weeks ago this drama promised a “zombie tornado”; tonight they describe a “literal zombie tsunami” (yes, they use the word...

 
5 foods frequently feared in charlotte restaurants, and why it's time to stop letting them scare you
Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 16:00

5 foods frequently feared in Charlotte restaurants, and why it's time to stop letting them scare you

So many foodstuffs frighten people – and for lots of good reasons, among all the silly ones. But especially for Halloween, I offer five that diners often tell me they fear, and a few places that might just...

 
mcdormand triumphs in ‘kitteridge' for hbo
Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 14:56

McDormand Triumphs in ‘Kitteridge' for HBO

Olive Kitteridge, the character, is a difficult woman to like, but it's impossible not to get hooked on “Olive Kitteridge,” the two-part miniseries airing Sunday and Monday on HBO. Olive, a...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 14:56

Restaurant inspections for Oct. 15-21

Scores filed by Mecklenburg County Health inspections for Oct. 15-21. Scores are in percentages; date of inspection in parentheses. Top 3 Publix Seafood. Grade 100. 12810 S. Tryon St. (Oct. 16) Costco Deli. Grade 100....

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 14:33

Radcliffe swaps his magic wand for skull protrusions in ‘Horns'

In “Horns,” Daniel Radcliffe grows a pair. He plays a young man whose girlfriend was brutally murdered and who has a magically realistic way of becoming what his suburban Seattle neighbors think...

 

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carolina panthers de greg hardy should be allowed to play, coach ron rivera says
Charlotte Observer
today, 14:34

Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy should be allowed to play, coach Ron Rivera says

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the team has not heard officially whether defensive end Greg Hardy's domestic violence trial will take place next month or be postponed until after the season. But if the trial...

 
duke adapts to one-and-done approach
Usa Today
today, 13:59

Duke adapts to one-and-done approach

USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson discusses the top 25 in the preseason basketball poll. Each fall, hundreds of talented teenagers arrive on college campuses expecting to find a place they'll call home for about eight...

 
one crucial task each nfl team must accomplish in second half
Usa Today
today, 13:59

One crucial task each NFL team must accomplish in second half

With the second half of the NFL season getting underway, every team is reaching a crossroad, knowing the playoffs are still within reach or if it's time to start building toward 2015. With that in mind, here's one...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 13:36

UAA Seawolves bounce back with sweep of Western Oregon volleyball team

A day after being deemed the No. 2 in the West Region, the UAA volleyball team lived up to its reputation Thursday by steamrolling Western Oregon in Monmouth, Oregon. Sparked by Katelynn Zanders' 12 kills and Kayla...

 
michigan athletic director dave brandon expected to resign
Usa Today
today, 12:50

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon expected to resign

Dave Brandon's tenure as the University of Michigan athletic director will end Friday, amid growing controversy over his attitude toward fans and Michigan's traditions. People with first-hand knowledge told the...

 
emails reveal roots of karlos williams' domestic battery case
Usa Today
today, 12:50

Emails reveal roots of Karlos Williams' domestic battery case

The domestic battery case involving Florida State University running back Karlos Williams started when FSU general counsel Carolyn Egan emailed a screen shot of a Facebook post to Tallahassee Police Chief Michael...

 
 

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