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From Brooklyn to Ballantyne: The story behind Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis

A light rail train passes through New Bern Street at Rail Crossing Lane station heading to uptown Charlotte. Anyone who’s lived in Charlotte for a minute knows that the Ballantyne area, wealthier than Mecklenburg County as a whole, isn’t the...
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‘Land of Oz’ closed in 1980 — but the NC theme park will soon open for a limited time

‘Land of Oz’ closed in 1980 — but the NC theme park will soon open for a limited time

The North Carolina theme park Land of Oz will soon reopen for a limited time. The park opened in Beech Mountain, North Carolina, in 1970 but closed 10 years later, according WGHP. It offered guests the chance to meet characters,...
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‘Security Incident’ On JetBlue Flight At Charlotte Airport

‘Security Incident’ On JetBlue Flight At Charlotte Airport

(Shutterstock) CHARLOTTE, NC — A "security incident" on board an airplane at Charlotte Douglas International Airport has been cleared, an airport spokesperson said. The airport spokesperson said all of the airport’s partners worked togeth...
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A Charlotte man changed his habit and bought a cheaper lottery ticket. He’s glad he did.

A Charlotte man changed his habit and bought a cheaper lottery ticket. He’s glad he did.

Charlotte restaurant manager Michael Ferri changed his daily habit of buying a $30 lottery ticket in favor of some less expensive ones. He’s glad he did, as the switch won him a big prize, NC lottery officials said Wednesday. NC...
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