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  1. A blessed (free) meal for 3,000 on Thanksgiving DayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Charlotte Observer

    For the eighth year in a row, Charlotte's Skyland Restaurant will offer free hot Thanksgiving Day meals – with turkey, tea and all the trimmings – to about 3,000 people who would otherwise go hungry. The restaurant, owned by Jimmy Kakavitsas, will pass out food boxes to the homeless, to travelers, and to any others from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4544 South Blvd. On Wednesday, the chefs stayed busy preparing the food.

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  2. Power restored after outage in east CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Power was restored Wednesday evening to more than 4,500 Duke Energy customers affected by an outage in east Charlotte and portions of Mint Hill and Matthews, officials said.

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  3. The man who gives Charlotte's Thanksgiving parade its marching ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Robert Krumbine, Chief Creative Officer at Charlotte Center City Partners, laughs with parade mascot, Queen Charlotte, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Krumbine is organizing the 2014 Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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  4. Fun stuff: Harry Connick Jr., Thanksgiving paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    Harry Connick Jr. to croon in Charlotte: "American Idol" judge Harry Connick Jr. is hitting the road in February to make his own music. Tickets are now on sale for his Charlotte show at the Belk Theater on Feb. 17. The singer-songwriter is a three-time Grammy Award winner and has released 29 albums, most recently "Every Man Should Know."

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  5. Sonya Cato Howard, Writer, and Entrepreneur brings Keynote to Urban Author's Symposium 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    Sonya Cato Howard, Writer, Entrepreneur, and Keynote Speaker to Urban Author's Symposium December 5, 2014 Foundation for the Carolinas - 220 N Tryon Street in the heart of Uptown Charlotte. PRLog - Nov. 26, 2014 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Urban Author's Symposium convenes authors, content creators, and literary agents for the purpose of getting your book or other content out in one day! This intimate group of writers share story ideas, advice, lessons learned, and more while making a contribution to the class of 2014 book, entitled "Why Passion, Why Write?" In addition to the passionate word counts accumulated by each student , there are scheduled workshops designed to summon the muse and kick you into gear and on the road to writer's heaven.

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  6. Small businesses get ready to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Caroline Starnes, owner of Guava Love Foods, sets up her table on Wednesday at Triple C Brewery located at 2900 Griffith St. in Charlotte for Small Business Saturday. Caroline Starnes is owner of Guava Love Foods, a guava spread.

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  7. Former Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis selling Low Country homeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    ... near Hilton Head, is under contract, according to Spring Island Realty's web site . Lewis owns the home with Charlotte restauranteur Dennis Thompson. Reached on Wednesday, Lewis said the home is in a "beautiful location" but "we found we just didn't ...

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  8. Holiday fave: Singing Christmas Tree performs Dec. 13-14Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Carolina Voices' Mainstage Choir does its 60th holiday gig atop a 32-foot tree, abetted by puppets, soloists and dancers. Dec. 13-14.

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  9. Driver dies in wreck off Mallard Creek Road in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    The driver of a 2008 Toyota Yaris died Wednesday when his vehicle went off Mallard Creek Road in the University area and struck a tree, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. The preliminary investigation shows that the vehicle ran off the right side of the road at about 6 a.m., traveled a short distance on the shoulder and struck the tree, police Detective R.C. Gormican said.

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  10. Chase Top 10: Tensions boil overRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Take a look at Chase moments three and four to see how Joey Logano's pit road problems at Homestead lost him a chance at the title and tensions boil over in Charlotte as Kenseth and Hamlin fight with Keselowski post-race.

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  11. Charlotte's Thanksgiving Parade set for 9:30 a.m. ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Robert Krumbine,with parade mascot Queen Charlotte, is the chief creative officer at Charlotte Center City Partners and is the director of the Thanksgiving Parade. The Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade's Santa Claus discusses plans recently with an "elf," parade volunteer Evan Fernandes of Winston-Salem.

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  12. Charlotte rally supports Ferguson with messages of unityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Creative Loafing

    ... outside of St. Louis, and we need to start taking action to prevent future incidents of racial injustice here in Charlotte. Terrell Lawing, who says he's personally been the victim of police brutality in the Queen City, wore a shirt that read: "No ...

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  13. Get the Family Together for Ballantyne's Turkey DashRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HipHoods

    What is it? This family-themed run held in South Charlotte offers an opportunity for family bonding before scarfing down that big holiday meal. This way you won't feel as bad as you indulge, knowing you got your workout in bright and early with friends and family.

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  14. One dead in Charlotte wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    One person died Wednesday morning in a wreck on Mallard Creek Road near Johnston Oehler Road, the Charlotte Fire Department reported. Other wrecks with injuries were reported in the 6 a.m. hour at West Fourth Street and Walnut Avenue, on Mount Holly Road near Interstate 485 and on I-485 southbound at Dixie River Road.

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  15. Can a guest wear white?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    "Methinks it egotistical, and a theatrical and aesthetic faux pas. What next – wear your old wedding dress?" asks Charlotte's Jacquelin Magni.

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  16. One killed in northeast Charlotte wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WBTV

    The wreck happened in the 11000 block of Mallard Creek Road around 6 a.m., near the University City area.

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  17. Man and woman arrested in Charlotte bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Darius Marshall, 22, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and several traffic violations in Tuesday's robbery of the Fifth Third Bank branch at 3123 N. Davidson St. in Charlotte. Keia Garnett, 25, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon in Tuesday's robbery of the Fifth Third Bank branch at 3123 N. Davidson St. in Charlotte.

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  18. MEDIC: 1 person killed in northeast Charlotte crashRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    Police were investigating a deadly crash in northeast Charlotte early Wednesday morning. Paramedics told Channel 9 that one person was killed in a single-car crash on Mallard Creek Road near Johnston Oehler Road around 6 a.m. There is no word yet on what led up to the wreck and the name of the deceased has not been released.

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  19. Threshold Rep's Pamela Galle is moving onRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

    ... plans to stay involved in theater in some fashion. Prior to her time in Charleston, she helped run a theater in Charlotte, N.C. and has worked in the industry for 25 years. And there's more she wants to investigate, West Coast style. "There's also ...

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  20. On ChristianityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... can help you also. Write to Billy Graham in care of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, N.C. 28201 or visit the website at Happy birthday. You know what needs fixing, and you handle it over the next three weeks. ...

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