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Greg Lacour on Politics

'Moral Movies' Series Launches in Charlotte, Other N.C. Cities

A Wilmington nonprofit launches a statewide film series to highlight education and economic issues. Tonight: 'American Teacher.'


The Agenda 21 Derangement

How a wild conspiracy theory lassoes mainstream Republicans, Pat McCrory included.


McCrory's Coal Ash Proposal: All Sizes Fit One

Gov. McCrory's proposed coal ash legislation sounds like a strong step toward forcing Duke Energy to clean the stuff up. It's not. Here's why.


Way Out

Dispatches in Inanity from Jeremy Markovich

Apparently #Cannoning is a thing that people do now

Some people never miss an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a brand new meme.


Steve Smith and Me

The Panthers will be without their greatest receiver next season. What's that about? It's about me.


It Was Nice Having Your Headquarters For A Hot Minute, Chiquita

After less than three years in Charlotte, the company will now be based in Ireland. Here's why that makes sense.


Trade & Tryon

Where Charlotte business, politics, and media intersect

Heroin: Behind the Headlines

Before Philip Seymour Hoffman died, it was a taboo topic. Now it's making national headlines


Faces from the Snow, by Ron Carlee

The storm, through the city manager's lens


Charlotte in the news

Breweries, celebrity chefs, the Onion, and where the poor stay poor


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