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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Cardinal Innovations signs 5-year lease for Charlotte operations center

The Kannapolis-based managed-care organization has signed a five-year lease for 13,465 square feet at 1100 S. Tryon St. The space is currently occupied by the Charlotte Business Journal .

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Mecklenburg Times

Mecklenburg County goes deep undercover - " and deep into the numbers

The operation's codename was Project Sunset, and John Allen was Mecklenburg County's agent on the case.

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The Charlotte Observer

Black belt put Irwin Carmichael on path to seek Mecklenburg County sheriff's badge

Owner of a chain of Kempo karate schools. : Carmichael, a ninth-degree black belt in Shorinji Kempo Karate, was inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2005 In a 1997 front page of The Charlotte Observer, there's a picture of Henry Louis Wallace, Charlotte's most notorious serial killer, being escorted to prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, Life, Self Defense

The Charlotte Observer

3 CMS schools included in hepatitis A advisory

The final schedule day of hepatitis A vaccination clinics was under way Monday in Charlotte, with the list of those possibly exposes to the disease including students, staff and parents at three Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Charlotte, NC, Cabarrus County, NC

CBS Local

More Than 1,000 Get Hepatitis A Shots In Charlotte

Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Cabarrus County, NC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte’s C.W. Williams health center curtails hours, reduces staff

C.W. Williams Community Health Center, a federally funded clinic that has provided medical care for low-income patients in Mecklenburg County for more than 30 years, has laid off some of its staff and reduced hours in recent weeks as it navigates financial problems while under federal supervision.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Medicine, Gastonia, NC, Nursing

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Holiday "Booze It & Lose It" Campaign Results in 3,164 DWI Arrests

RALEIGH, N.C. : Janury 14th, 2014 - Santa was not the only one who made a naughty list over the holidays.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Wake County, NC, Guilford County, NC, Forsyth County, NC

The Charlotte Observer

N.C. gay marriage views are changing

A new Public Policy Polling survey looks like another harbinger of the end to North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Thousands get Hepatitis A vaccinations

More than 1,200 people rushed to get vaccinations for Hepatitis A Friday and Saturday after the manager of a Papa John's restaurant was diagnosed with the disease.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Cabarrus County, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Mecklenburg losing more clout in Raleigh

A new survey shows just how much clout the county is poised to lose. Now it's achieved a celebrity status of its own.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

WCNC-TV Charlotte

More Hep. A vaccines ordered after Papa John's threat

The offer for free vaccines following a Hepatitis A scare drew thousands of Mecklenburg County residents.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lake Wylie Pilot

Reward for info on PCB dumping offered

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on April 4 announced a reward for information about the dumping of polychlorinated biphenyl materials, banned synthetic compounds linked to endocrine cancers, that ended up in Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant earlier this year.

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

Q-Notes

Charlotte: Youth doll up for prom

Time Out Youth Center will host its annual Alternative Prom for LGBT youth and allies, ages 13-20, on April 12, 7:30 p.m., at Grand Central, 1000 Central Ave. This year the focus is on merging the worlds of prom and comic-conto, with "Promic Con" serving as the theme.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Youth, Alternative, Gay/Lesbian, Boone, NC, Cherryville, NC

Business Journal

Carolinas HealthCare gains approval for $2.3M expansion

Carolinas HealthCare System has received conditional approval for a $2.3 million project that would expand capacity at two Charlotte-area hospitals, including CMC-Mercy.

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Related Topix: Huntersville, NC

Q-Notes

May primary will decide fate of gay Senate candidate

North Carolina's May 6 Democratic primaries will decide the fate of an openly gay candidate vying to represent a portion of the Queen City and Mecklenburg County in Raleigh.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Gay/Lesbian, US News, North Charlotte (Charlotte, NC), Charlotte, NC

WBTV

Manager at Charlotte pizza restaurant tests positive for Hepatitis

Health officials in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties are holding special vaccination clinics Friday afternoon because of a potential health risk in a Charlotte-area restaurant.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Charlotte, NC, Cabarrus County, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Officials say Hep. A outbreak linked to Charlotte Papa John's

A local Papa John's location is to blame for a local health issue, according to the Mecklenburg County Health Department.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Charlotte, NC

The Charlotte Observer

7 found guilty in Mecklenburg drug cases

Marty Lewis, 43, of Charlotte was among seven people convicted of drug charges last week in a Mecklenburg County court.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WSOCTV

City leaders eye $250M in projects

Charlotte City Council is considering a list of projects that could cost nearly $250 million in taxpayer dollars and some of the items are raising eyebrows among city leaders.

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The Charlotte Observer

15 Mecklenburg doctors received more than $1 million from Medicare in 2012

Fifteen Mecklenburg County doctors received more than $1 million in reimbursement from Medicare in 2012, based on data released Wednesday by the federal government.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Rheumatology, Health, Chiropractic

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