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Charlotte reaching south of the border for help with transportation

The Carolinas share more than a border. They share a lot of history. They share workers, who commute from one state to another each...

Lobbyist isn’t a dirty word. This Charlotte politico is out to prove it

Somewhere along the line, the word "lobbyist" became a dirty word in politics. Think about those scary-looking ads with newspaper headlines and baritone voice-overs....

The facts about 287(g) and illegal immigration in North Carolina

A series of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement raids that arrested more than 200 illegal immigrants across North Carolina this month have reignited debate over...

6 frontrunners for the upcoming 9th District special election

This story was originally published in December when the specter of a special election first arose. It was updated when the State Board of...

How pro-business Forward Charlotte changed the course of the City Council

After years of trying, the Charlotte City Council appeared this winter to have the votes — and the political will — to extend the...

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