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22639
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Cotton, mills, and railroads led to Belmont, North Carolina's boom from the 1880s to the 1950s. But as with many North Carolina textile towns, this boom faded with time. However, Belmont has not faded and updated streetscapes, speciality stores, and good restaurants have encouraged visitors to stay.
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22641
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In the 1990s, North Carolina employed more than 176,000 workers in nearly 1400 textile mills; however, by 2013, 80 percent of those jobs were lost. Since the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), textile firms became outsource to other countries like Bangladesh.
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28556
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Several of Charlotte’s newest and most memorable pieces of public art come from two young, self-taught artists, Matt Hooker and Matt Moore. The duo has painted a variety of murals throughout the city, transforming the way Charlotte looks and feels.
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29134
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The average cost of pre-school from infancy to kindergarten costs most than a year of tuition at UNC-Chapel Hill. Given this price, which is unreachable for most families of the 70,000 children under the age of five in Mecklenburg County, Commissioner Trevor Fuller proposed providing universal access to early childhood education. The proposal has garnered support from local business leaders and the Charlotte-Mecklenberg Opportunity Task Force.
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29133
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Over a year ago, violence and anger erupted in Charlotte, North Carolina after Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Now, citizens and the police department seek to lessen the divide by hosting camps, events, and community organizations.
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22593
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In public education, arts funding cuts is an accepted reality. But in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the arts provide many children with a purpose. Therefore, a Comprehensive Arts Education Plan for North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is forming to integrate arts across appropriate curricula.
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22594
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In just the first two years as City Manager of Charlotte, North Carolina, Ron Carlee has had to deal with an arrested mayor, a conflicted transit project, and control of the airport. But Carlee has handled the contentious situations with hard work and a supportive community.
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