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  1. Education NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Union County Weekly

    The Union County Board of Commissioners rejected a request from the Union County Board of Education for air conditioning and hot water heater repairs, driver's education and more "emerging needs." The BOE claimed at its July 7 meeting UCPS needed more funds after an air conditioning unit and hot water heater both broke at Weddington High School.

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  2. Liberty Elementary principal selected Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Burlington Times News

    Harrell's appointment, which is effective Saturday, was approved by the Randolph County Board of Education at a special meeting on personnel held Tuesday. The board also approved an administrative transfer.

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  3. Charlotte: Panel gives couples 411Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Q-Notes

    A legal and tax preparation presentation, "What Marriage Means for LGBT Couples," will be held on Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m., The VanLandingham Estate, 2010 The Plaza in Charlotte. Attorneys Connie J. Vetter, Janice V. Coulter, and Lynn Bishop and CPA Walter Kearns will bring their expertise on the topics of marriage and taxes as they offer information and insights to LGBT couples who are married or are considering marrying, as well as individuals interested in learning about marriage.

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  4. Local Rookie Hopes To Capture A Win At His Home TrackRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Paddock Talk

    Road America is considered a home track to a bevy of Wisconsin racers, but Nic Hammann can legitimately claim the circuit is close to his family's backyard. Robert and Marilyn Hammann - Nic's grandparents - reside on Hammann Road, less than two miles from the legendary 14-turn, 4.048-mile road course.

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  5. Man seriously hurt after falling into "deep hole" in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | CBS News

    A North Carolina man was hospitalized with serious injuries after falling into a deep, narrow hole, CBS affiliate WBTV in Charlotte reports . The Charlotte Fire Department said that officials were called to the scene near the University of North Carolina Charlotte campus early Wednesday morning for a "confined space rescue."

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  6. South Charlotte author releases memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Union County Weekly

    South Charlotte resident Resa Goldberg was waiting for an elevator when she received the email that Moonshine Cove Publishers wanted to publish her first book. Two more offers followed.

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  7. Video: 'Day for Trans Justice' Prepares Student Leaders to Push for ChangeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Chronicle.com

    More than 120 students and advisers from across the country came together last week for Camp Pride, an annual leadership camp sponsored by Campus Pride, a nonprofit group. The event was hosted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Johnson C. Smith University, a historically black college.

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  8. Is the Pope a socialist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Jul 22, 2015 / 03:31 am .- Pope Francis' recent trip to Latin America has rekindled questions about whether he endorses socialism, or even communism. The gift of a "communist crucifix" from Bolivia's president Evo Morales and uncertainty over the Pope's response fueled controversy for several days, while Morales told the Associated Press after the visit that he thought that the Pope's emphasis on a world without exclusion amounts to socialism.

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  9. GIS, Boots on Ground Prove Powerful Healthcare CombinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Health Data Management

    One of the most innovative areas of combining datasets in healthcare is the melding of health-related administrative and clinical data with other sources such as census and demographic data via geographic information systems, or GIS technology. While the use of GIS in healthcare is not entirely new, more granular data and the ability to combine different sources, such as photo diary data with geo-mapping platforms, is extending the ability of both public health officials and health system planners to better tailor their services to their patients and communities.

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  10. 'Speaking in Bones,' A Conversation with Kathy ReichsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Huffington Post

    Kathy Reichs is a forensic anthropologist and a professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She's the author of the bestselling series featuring Temperance Brennan, who is also a forensic anthropologist.

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  11. 2015 Eldora: Matt Tifft NASCAR Truck Race PreviewRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Paddock Talk

    Growing up a racer in Ohio, Eldora Speedway in Rossburg has always been a very special place to 19-year-old Matt Tifft. As a youngster, he attended several World 100 Dirt Late Model races at the track and he even once lied about his age to score a pit pass in order to get a behind the scenes look at the cars and drivers.

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  12. New Face Joins Advanced Disposal's Roswell OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Patch.com

    Mitchell will oversee the human resource systems and practices, recruiting and retention strategies and employee relations issues, along with compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws. "Jaime comes to us with work experiences in both the military and solid waste industry," said Charlie Gray, regional vice president for Advanced Disposal.

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  13. Arts for Life teaches patients hands-on healingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Sarah Ness, left, with Arts for Life, works with Logan Hampton 7, with his art work in the Levine Children's Hospital playroom June 17, 2015 in Charlotte, N.C. Arts for Life a 2-month-old partnership between Levine Children's Hospital and Arts for Life, a nonprofit that does art education activities with pediatric patients with serious illnesses and disabilities. Sarah Ness, left, with Arts for Life, works with Logan Hampton 7, with his art work in the Levine Children's Hospital playroom June 17, 2015 in Charlotte, N.C. Arts for Life a 2-month-old partnership between Levine Children's Hospital and Arts for Life, a nonprofit that does art education activities with pediatric patients with serious illnesses and disabilities.

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  14. Campus Scene: Camp options availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Q-Notes

    Campus Pride's Camp Pride 2015 is underway and the community is invited to participate at any number of programs throughout the session which began on July 14 and continues through to July 19. Held in cooperation between the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Johnson C. Smith University and Campus Pride, the Summer Leadership Academy is free and open to the public. On July 17, speaker Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, will share her thoughts at 7 p.m. The following afternoon, Jamie Washington, president and founder of the Washington Consulting Group, will speak at 2:30 p.m. That evening at 7 p.m., the Campus Pride Awards Reception and Graduation Ceremony will take place.

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  15. Three art exhibits to open in fall semesterRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | PressReleasePoint

    Philip Lightner, Alyssa Reiser Prince and Michael Lucas will have their works displayed in the Sheetz and McLanahan Galleries of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts from Aug. 20 to Oct. 4. A reception will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Titelman Study of the Center. Lightner, a part-time lecturer in visual arts at Penn State Altoona, served as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and obtained his bachelor of fine arts degree and master of fine arts degree in new media from Penn State in 2011 and 2013.

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  16. Expert: Airlines to continue tacking on feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WSOCTV

    The airline industry pulled in a record $38 billion last year in checked baggage, reservation changes and other fees. An airline expert University of North Carolina at Charlotte Peter Schwarz told anchor Scott Wickersham to not expect any changes soon because airline mergers are reducing competition while demand for flying is up.

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  17. Periscope conference hits the real world in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Examiner.com

    The first user-generated conference for and by Periscope users will take place this September. From the 22 - 24, "Scopers" from the world over will gather up in New York City for an event that should for all intents and purposes, take live streaming to a whole new level.

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  18. Student pays parking fine with 14,000 pennies in protest at universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Mirror.co.uk

    Big haul: Stephen Coyle collected 11,000 pennies in baskets to make a point about how the university uses the money it levies in fines A student who refused to pay a parking fine has protested against the bill - by trying to pay it with 14,000 pennies. Stephen Coyle's case has gone viral as he refused to pay a straightforward $140 - around A 90 - for the fine imposed by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte .

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  19. College Anglers Bensema, Lo Face Off For Bassmaster Classic BerthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | FishingWorld

    The hundreds of collegiate anglers who competed in the 2015 season have been whittled down to just two as Trevor Lo of University of Minnesota and Josh Bensema of Texas A&M University advance to the final round of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Classic Bracket. Ever since his Minnesota team fished runner-up in the national championship Saturday on Lake DuBay, Lo has since brought in the biggest overall bag each day in the bracket-style format competition being held on the Wisconsin River Flowage.

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  20. Student 'protests funding allocations' by paying parking ticket in 11,000 penniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies 26-year-old Stephen Coyle, from University of North Carolina at Charlotte , was hit with a $110 ticket, so decided he would pay the fine in pennies - all 11,000 of them.

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