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  1. Reports: Private capital group may offer $3B to buy BelkRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    Three months after department store Belk announced it's looking to sell the company, industry reports stated a private equity firm will make an offer to buy the Charlotte-based retailer. Reuters reported a private capital group called Sycamore Partners may offer Belk between $3 billion and $3.5 billion for their nearly 300 stores.

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  2. Blue Line extension enters the final stretchRead the original story

    Wednesday | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... than a decade in the making. It expands Charlotte's light rail system from Uptown to University of North Carolina Charlotte's main campus. It was a monumental moment for CATS as the company enters into the home stretch of what will be the longest ...

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  3. Shelby's Tyrez Dabbs changes major to music, competing in national eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Star Online

    Tyrez Dabbs of Shelby is one of two University of North Carolina at Charlotte students who will compete in a national singing competition.

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  4. New CMPD chief on Kerrick trial: 'We're ready'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WSOCTV

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney takes over as the city braces for the manslaughter trial of Officer Randall Kerrick, which is set to begin July 20. Kerrick is charged with killing Jonathan Ferrell, who was unarmed, in September 2013, and CMPD personnel have been training for possible unrest and meeting with community leaders to keep the peace. Putney spoke to the preparations after his swearing-in ceremony ended.

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  5. The National Children's Cancer Society Helps Survivors Thrive After TraumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | PRWeb

    The National Children's Cancer Society has a front-row seat to a phenomenon that is being increasingly studied by medical researchers - Post Traumatic Growth . It's the ability of the survivors of critical diseases to make positive life changes in the aftermath of their struggle through treatment.

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  6. Teacher turned police officer is best in her class Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Gaston Gazette

    At the beginning of this school year, Jessica Best asked her first-grade class at Ballantyne Elementary in Charlotte what they wanted to do when they grew up. She used herself as an example and told her students she would leave in December to pursue a career as a police officer.

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  7. Women had memorial built to honor the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Statesboro Herald

    The tall, thin Confederate soldier in the center of Statesboro fits a historic pattern for monuments built on the losing side of a war while it is still in the memory of the living, notes the coordinator of Georgia Southern University's public history program.

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  8. Education NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Union County Weekly

    From left: Former Weddington Middle Principal Steven Wray, Weddington Elementary Principal Kristen Sebek, Antioch Elementary Principal Dr. Jaime Benfield and Weddington High Principal Jonathan Bowers all celebrate holding the highest percent of participation for United Way funding. Photo courtesy of UCPS "They not only give of themselves to our students every day, but they also give deeply to the United Way," UCPS Superintendent Dr. Mary Ellis said in a news release.

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  9. Akron, Livingstone, Bing, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, June 25th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | ResearchBuzz

    Scottish explorer David Livingstone now has an online archive . "The site, Livingstone Online, http://www.livingstoneonline.org , is the digital home for the documents chronicling the life and work of Livingstone, a missionary, physician and abolitionist best known for his travels in Africa in the mid-19th century.

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  10. 8 Signs Your House Is Just Waiting to Be RobbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | MSN Living

    The FBI reports that a home in the U.S. is burglarized every 15 seconds. "The majority of thieves are impulsive and don't look much beyond the opportunities that they see," says Joseph B. Kuhns, Ph.D., professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and author of the 2013 study, Understanding Decisions to Burglarize, from the Offender's Perspective .

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  11. UAB deserves better from Birmingham: Reader opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Alabama Live

    ... of Commerce (BBA) visited Charlotte in 2004, we were greeted by the President of the University of North Carolina Charlotte. Charlotte's a city on fire, but the first words out the President's mouth were, "We don't have anything like UAB." It's been ...

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  12. EPA picks academic partners for toxic data updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | HAZMAT Magazine

    This year's academic partners are the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Mercyhurst University The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced its selection of academic partners for the 2015 Toxics Release Inventory University Challenge, a project designed to increase public awareness and use of data on industrial releases of toxic chemicals in communities. This year's academic partners are the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Mercyhurst University.

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  13. Dangerous marijuana 'dabbing' drug trend emergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | ABC2 Maryland

    The trend is called dabbing, which uses flammable butane to concentrate marijuana plants into an amber, gooey substance called Butane Honey Oil. The process to make BHO is called "blasting."

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  14. EPA Selects Three Universities To Help Find New Uses For Toxics DataRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Chemical Online

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced recently its selection of academic partners for the 2015 Toxics Release Inventory University Challenge, a project designed to increase public awareness and use of data on industrial releases of toxic chemicals in communities. This year's academic partners are the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and Mercyhurst University.

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  15. Three Universities will help find new uses for toxics data.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | ThomasNet

    EPA has selected academic partners for 2015 Toxics Release Inventory University Challenge, a project designed to increase public awareness and use of data on industrial releases of toxic chemicals. This year's academic partners are the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and Mercyhurst University.

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  16. People-centered tuberculosis care versus standard directly observed...Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Trials Journal

    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte 28223-0001, NC, USA Background Tuberculosis is a major public health concern resulting in high rates of morbidity and mortality worldwide, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Tuberculosis requires a long and intensive course of treatment.

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  17. Mercyhurst chosen to partner with EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Erie Times News

    Thomas Cook, an assistant professor of public health at Mercyhurst's School of Health Professionals and Public Health, wrote Mercyhurst's application to work with the EPA and will lead the subsequent project. Cook said that he and his students will aim to develop tools that help researchers "not only integrate the data but also understand it better."

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  18. Brothers in the dirtRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Union County Weekly

    Brothers Chandler and Joshua Williams have gotten their hands dirty cleaning trucks since they were about 7 years old. Their hard work turned into a business they've continued since 2008.

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  19. Destiny players pay respects after Guardian passes awayRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Polygon

    Destiny 's community came together this week in tribute to a well liked and highly accomplished player, and to give condolences to his clan after he passed away last week. The video above comprises numerous salutes by Destiny players, many of whom didn't know Joshua R. Stokell, who died June 8 after a lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis.

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  20. It's time to bring our local queer history homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Q-Notes

    Published: June 19, 2015 in Editor's Note Updated: June 18, 2015 at 6:37 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor Over the past two years, Charlotte's LGBT community has seen a resurgence of interest in our local queer history. University of North Carolina-Charlotte staffer Joshua Burford, the catalyst behind the city's new LGBT community archive hosted by the university's library, has nearly single-handedly guided this renewed energy toward saving, preserving, cherishing and sharing our collective community's past accomplishments - our trials, our tribulations and everything in between.

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