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Wednesday Jul 23 | WSOCTV

NC professor researches vaccine for chikungunya

Channel 9 talked to a North Carolina professor who's done extensive research on the chikungunya virus, which has now been confirmed in Cabarrus County.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Chikungunya confirmed in Cabarrus County

First case of chikungunya confirmed in Charlotte area Another case of the Chikungunya virus has been confirmed in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Kannapolis, NC, Medicine, Health, Pain

WLOS

Health officials confirm chikungunya in Cabarrus

Cabarrus County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of chikungunya, saying the patient was infected while traveling in a Caribbean country.

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The Charlotte Observer

Cabarrus County reports first chikungunya viral infection

Cabarrus Health Alliance officials on Tuesday confirmed the county's first case of chikungunya, a viral infection that can be transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Public hearings Monday for Cabarrus school bonds

CONCORD Public hearings are scheduled for Monday on Cabarrus County commissioners' plans to put two education-related bond issues on the November ballot.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Wanted: More 'funky' public gathering spaces in uptown Charlotte

Eric Frazier covers economic development. He has been reporting and editing at the Observer for more than 15 years.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Sugar Creek (Charlotte, NC)

The Charlotte Observer

Canoe and kayak launch to open with trail in Cabarrus County

The second canoe and kayak launch in Cabarrus County that’s part of the Carolina Thread Trail will open on Saturday along with a nearly mile-long trail, creating the Rocky River Blueway.

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Related Topix: Midland, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Two fires and a wreck keep Kannapolis firefighters busy

Kannapolis firefighters had a busy night Thursday, responding to two house fires and a wreck, one right after the other.

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Related Topix: Kannapolis, NC, Fire

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Creative Loafing

Charlotte Restaurant Week affects more than restaurants

Chefs all over Charlotte are gearing up for the 10-day run of Queen's Feast , which begins this Friday.

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Related Topix: Concord, NC

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Cabarrus Leads North Carolina in Digital Survey Ranking

CONCORD, N.C., July 11 -- Cabarrus County issued the following news release: On Thursday, the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties released the 2014 Digital Counties Survey winners.

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Related Topix: Concord, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Today’s traffic: Portion of N.C. 73 closed

A portion of heavily traveled N.C. 73 in Cabarrus County was closed at 6 a.m. Friday for four days of construction.

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Related Topix: Kannapolis, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WSOCTV

2 arrested on drug charges following undercover operation

On Saturday, two Kannapolis residents were arrested on drug charges following an undercover investigation by the Rowan County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Kannapolis, NC, Rowan County, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Cross-Charlotte bike trail is proposed to span to York County

The whirr of bike chains and snap of gear shifts should become more common sounds in parts of Charlotte in coming years.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Sugar Creek (Charlotte, NC), Pineville, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

WBTV

Commissioners turn power back on to Lomax Farms

Power is back on at a Cabarrus County farm after commissioners changed their minds about cutting funding to the farm.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Kannapolis man booked on child rape charges

After a near-month-long investigation, warrants were issued for Christian Blake Arnette, 18, of Kannapolis for one first-degree statutory rape of a child younger than 13 and indecent liberties with a child.

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Related Topix: Kannapolis, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Today's traffic: Slow spots scattered in area

There are no major traffic problems in the Charlotte region at 7:15 a.m. Monday, but motorists are contending with a number of smaller-scale headaches.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Gastonia, NC, Unionville, NC, Indian Trail, NC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Police target Charlotte-area gangs, arrest 20

A joint effort by local, state and federal law enforcement officials has led to the arrest of 20 people on a variety of firearms and drug charges, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mecklenburg County, NC, Concord, NC, Kannapolis, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WSOCTV

DOT: Major Charlotte road projects at risk

North Carolina's Department of Transportation officials said major Charlotte area road projects are at risk.

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Related Topix: Rowan County, NC, Kannapolis, NC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBTV

Cabarrus budget cuts; Fiscal responsibility or vindictive?

A series of budget cuts passed in Cabarrus County have now resulted in seven full-time and four part-time jobs lost and several services, including parks, a wellness center, and the Economic Development Commission all defunded.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Agriculture, Science

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Union County no longer the cheap place to live

When compared with surrounding counties, living in Union County doesn't look as cheap after their county leaders voted Monday for a 15.4-percent property tax rate increase.

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Related Topix: Union County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

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