Archive - Sep 3, 2012
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CarolinaFest welcomes DNC to Charlotte
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 4:39pm.

video It was a Labor Day unlike any other in Charlotte. With the Queen City at the center of the political world this week, thousands of people filled the streets of Uptown Charlotte for a special celebration. Meanwhile, the politicking is well underway.

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Beach Business Booms at Oak Island
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 4:38pm.

video Tourism dollars can make or break a business at the beach. One Oak Island man took a risk and opened a restaurant in the heart of the recession. Thanks to a busy summer, that risk paid off. He's not the only one seeing dollar signs.

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Navy SEAL bin Laden book out-selling '50 Shades' on Amazon
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 2:20pm.

"No Easy Day," the controversial book by a former U.S. Navy SEAL and StarNews editor about the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, has stormed to the top of U.S. book sales on online retailer Amazon.com.

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Hammerheads urge fans to road-trip to Charleston this Saturday for championship game
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 12:39pm.

The Hammerheads will play the Charleston Battery for the 2012 USL PRO Championship title on Saturday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, SC. The Wilmington Hammerheads organization is encouraging all fans to make the trip to Charleston in support of the team, if possible.

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National gas prices set Labor Day record, relief coming
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 11:38am.

The U.S. national average for gas prices has beaten another record: highest average ever on Labor Day. The previous record, $3.69/gal in 2008, has been toppled, much to the chagrin of millions of travelling motorists this weekend.

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Elon Poll: McCrory far ahead of Dalton in race for governor
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 11:12am.

In the race for North Carolina governor, Republican former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory is currently running far ahead of incumbent Democratic Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton.

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Elon Poll: Romney leads in NC as DNC begins
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 11:06am.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds a lead over President Barack Obama in the battleground state of North Carolina as the incumbent president’s party comes to Charlotte this week for the Democratic National Convention, according to the latest Elon University Poll conducted in partnership with The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer.

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New Hobby Lobby set to open at Hanover Center
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 10:11am.

A national craft retailer that offers 30,000 Christmas and seasonal decor items will open at Hanover Center just in time for autumn.

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