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Tucson complex settles pregnancy discrimination case
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Tucson complex settles pregnancy discrimination case

The state has settled a case against a Tucson apartment complex that discriminated against pregnant tenants. The Arizona attorney general's office...

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New rules for development near Charlotte transit may help affordable housing too
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New rules for development near Charlotte transit may help affordable housing too

The Charlotte City Council approved new regulations for development near transit centers, as the first part of the city's overhaul of its zoning...

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Stop & Shop supermarket workers in 3 states go on strike
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Stop & Shop supermarket workers in 3 states go on strike

Tens of thousands of employees at Stop & Shop supermarkets in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut went on strike Thursday over stalled...

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New uses proposed for the former Jackalope Jacks site in Elizabeth neighborhood
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New uses proposed for the former Jackalope Jacks site in Elizabeth neighborhood

The former Jackalope Jacks site could get new life as a mixed-use project, after a plan for apartments and retail fell through. Charlotte developer...

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One of Charlotte’s biggest grocers is spending millions to remodel stores across NC
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One of Charlotte’s biggest grocers is spending millions to remodel stores across NC

Walmart is spending $87 million to remodel 18 stores throughout North Carolina, including several in the Charlotte region. The renovations will...

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Major insurance company will soon close Ballantyne office, as it lays off 164 people
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Major insurance company will soon close Ballantyne office, as it lays off 164 people

As part of a plan to consolidate its employees into two locations in Massachusetts, this summer Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company is...

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Minot plans to soon hire an economic development specialist
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Minot plans to soon hire an economic development specialist

The city of Minot has decided to create a new position for an economic development specialist. Shannon Straight, a council member, said they may...

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Ottumwa residents upset over demolished hospital’s neglect
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Ottumwa residents upset over demolished hospital’s neglect

Ottumwa residents living near what remains of St. Joseph Hospital have a lot of colorful ways to describe the half-demolished building and rubble...

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Historic Excelsior Club up for sale. It’s closed, in disrepair and might be demolished.
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Historic Excelsior Club up for sale. It’s closed, in disrepair and might be demolished.

The former Excelsior Club, a major African American landmark in Charlotte that once hosted the likes of Nat King Cole and Louis Armstrong, was just...

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US backs off appeal of Montana energy lease cancellation
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US backs off appeal of Montana energy lease cancellation

The Trump administration has scaled back its fight against leases to drill oil and gas on land considered sacred to Native American tribes in...

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Lowe’s to slash over 200 jobs in Charlotte, relocate hundreds more to nearby HQ
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Lowe’s to slash over 200 jobs in Charlotte, relocate hundreds more to nearby HQ

Lowe's is making major changes in its Charlotte-area workforce that involve cutting hundreds of jobs and relocating hundreds more. On Thursday...

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Brad Paisley breaks ground on free grocery shop in Nashville
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Brad Paisley breaks ground on free grocery shop in Nashville

Country star Brad Paisley took the controls of a backhoe to dig up the first pile of dirt in the space that will become a free grocery store to...

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Charlotte grocery wars intensify as newcomers steal sales from established retailers
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Charlotte grocery wars intensify as newcomers steal sales from established retailers

Lidl and Publix continue to open stores throughout the Charlotte region, luring customers from established grocers. Target is focusing more...

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Facebook facing housing discrimination charges from HUD
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Facebook facing housing discrimination charges from HUD

Facebook is being charged with housing discrimination by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The claim Thursday from HUD comes...

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Tribes ask US managers to defer oil and gas lease sale
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Tribes ask US managers to defer oil and gas lease sale

Tribal leaders are calling on U.S. land managers to put off an upcoming oil and gas lease sale, the latest in an ongoing battle over energy...

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Shoppers will soon see one big change at this Harris Teeter store in Charlotte
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Shoppers will soon see one big change at this Harris Teeter store in Charlotte

Harris Teeter is ditching traditional checkout lanes and transitioning to self-checkout only at its uptown location on West Sixth Street. The...

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This historic NoDa mill house under renovation will soon see new life with a new use
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This historic NoDa mill house under renovation will soon see new life with a new use

A 119-year-old former mill house in NoDa is in the midst of a major makeover. This year, it'll open as a family restaurant/neighborhood hangout...

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Reid’s Fine Foods plans to open another location in uptown Charlotte
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Reid’s Fine Foods plans to open another location in uptown Charlotte

Reid's Fine Foods has signed a lease for a new location uptown. The new Reid's will be in a 2,613-square-foot space on the bottom floor of the Duke...

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Subtle changes are coming to Lowe’s stores as company continues its transformation
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Subtle changes are coming to Lowe’s stores as company continues its transformation

Walk into the Lowe's store in Ballantyne Commons and you might not immediately recognize any major changes unless you're a regular shopper. New...

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You may have to pay more for craft beer thanks to higher tax values in Charlotte
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You may have to pay more for craft beer thanks to higher tax values in Charlotte

A big increase in commercial property tax values could mean you'll pay more for a pint of craft beer at your local brewery. Thanks to the county's...

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Developers could build taller buildings if they add affordable housing under proposal
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Developers could build taller buildings if they add affordable housing under proposal

Proposed city rules would allow developers to exceed new limits on the height of buildings near transit stations in exchange for providing...

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Proposed affordable housing and senior developments draw debate at zoning meeting
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Proposed affordable housing and senior developments draw debate at zoning meeting

Charlotte City Council members faced a classic development conundrum at Monday's zoning meeting: how to allow dense development to meet a shortage...

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If the Carolina Panthers move HQ out of uptown, what does Charlotte really lose?
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If the Carolina Panthers move HQ out of uptown, what does Charlotte really lose?

If the Carolina Panthers move their business operations and practice facilities to South Carolina, Charlotte might lose a little of the luster of...

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New Dilworth development will include gourmet butcher shop and other retailers
News 1 month ago
New Dilworth development will include gourmet butcher shop and other retailers

A retail development being built in Dilworth will include a gourmet butcher shop, a fitness studio and a taco restaurant. The newly developed Park...

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About 400 Family Dollar stores to close as parent company faces pressure to fix chain
News 1 month ago
About 400 Family Dollar stores to close as parent company faces pressure to fix chain

Dollar Tree is closing several hundred of its Family Dollar stores and renovating many others as it reaffirms its commitment to fix the discount...

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From pantyhose to tech work: Old mills in Charlotte get new life as funky office space
News 1 month ago
From pantyhose to tech work: Old mills in Charlotte get new life as funky office space

Walk into Duke Energy's new innovation center at Optimist Hall and you'll find a sleek workspace filled with natural light pouring in through...

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Work begins on tower in the ‘final frontier’ of uptown development
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Work begins on tower in the ‘final frontier’ of uptown development

Work began Wednesday on a 33-story tower in First Ward as officials hope to shape what's seen as the largest remaining development opportunity in...

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$1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot claimed in South Carolina
News 1 month ago
$1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot claimed in South Carolina

The mystery is over. Partly. Lottery officials on Monday announced that a South Carolina resident had stepped forward to claim the $1.5 billion...

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New-to-town grocer looks to add a store in southeast Charlotte
News 1 month ago
New-to-town grocer looks to add a store in southeast Charlotte

It looks like the German grocer Lidl is planning to add a store on Monroe Road in southeast Charlotte. Initial paperwork filed with the city...

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‘Your taxes are going up,’ ominous letter warns. But that’s not necessarily the case.
News 1 month ago
‘Your taxes are going up,’ ominous letter warns. But that’s not necessarily the case.

An urgent letter many Mecklenburg County property owners received this month had a stern warning: Taxes are going up, and you should hire someone...

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