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Marty Foil, Executive Director of Hinds' Feet Farm in Huntersville, discusses how this rehabilitation center for brain injury patients began. He also describes the mask project he recently initiated, where members create masks as expressions of what it is like to live with a brain injury. Foil plans to display these masks throughout the state with the hope that they will raise awareness of the effect head injuries have on victims and families.
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Rodney Barber does not perform his soulful renditions on a traditional stage, but rather on street corners in Uptown Charlotte. In an effort to leave his dark past behind, Barber performs to make people happy and hopes that the right person will hear him and make his recording dreams come true.
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The Local on 5th in Uptown Charlotte aspires to be a place that residents return to time and time again. Originally from the Philippines, owner Jennifer Lloyd opened the bar in April 2015 and hopes the place will become a local favorite.
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NASCAR has its roots in North Carolina, for it began with mountain moonshiners who rigged to cars fast enough to run from the law and turned into a race culture following the end of Prohibition. With the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, and a number of older speedways throughout the western part of the state, North Carolina continues to cultivate the rich NASCAR culture.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 5, October 2014, p176-186, 188, 190, 192, il, por, map Periodical Website
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David Mullenix is the executive director of the Urban Ministry Center in Charlotte and has been for 21 years. He discusses the project he manages called Housing First Charlotte-Mecklenburg, which aims to end chronic homelessness in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area.
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Brad Lambert, the first-time head coach at UNC Charlotte, talks about the much anticipated football program at the university. He discusses everything from his background in football, to the anticipated pregame speech. Both Lambert and the UNC students and alumni are looking forward to the first game of the season.
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Michigan-born Matt Crossman talks about finding his home away from home, a bar in Charlotte where he can watch a Lions game with other Lions fans.
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Various former players and those who got the ball rolling on the Charlotte Hornets relay their experience from the very beginning of trying to get the team for Charlotte all the way to the first hornet baby. They struggles and the successes are all told from various perspectives making an interesting view of one of Charlotte's favorite memories.
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Charlotte Magazine (NoCar F 264.C4), Vol. 18 Issue 11, November 2013, p44-51, 100, 102, 104-111, il, por Periodical Website
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Professional football hall of famer Joe Delamielleure has chronic traumatic encephalopathy. He goes through various treatments to help the CTE. Before he and his wife knew what it was, he had no idea what his symptoms were telling him. He was irritable, depressed, and had trouble sleeping. He describes what it was like to go from angry and not sure what was wrong, to finding out he had CTE and getting treatment, to what his life is like today.
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Jim Szoke is the radio announcer for the Carolina Panthers. He relates favorite and funny stories from his time as an announcer.
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Inside The Speedway Club is a mashup of fine dining and rowdy NASCAR enthusiasts. Located six stories above the 1.5-mile quad oval racetrack, the members only restaurant offers endless variety with a different menu every day.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 6, November 2015, p190-196, por, map Periodical Website
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Policy experts explain how they would address four of the main factors that contribute to Charlotte’s lack of economic mobility, and one major philanthropist talks about how to give back.
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North Carolina has four national cemeteries, but the Salisbury National Cemetery in Rowan County is the only one that still accepts new interments. The Rowan County Honor Guard, a group of former veterans, serves at each veteran's funeral, and by the end of 2013, they will have served at approximately 330 funerals. Crossman explains the duties they perform.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 6, Nov 2013, p112-116, 118, 120-122,124, il, por Periodical Website
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Four Stokes County residents recall their lives and experiences--Johannah Stern, who owns Singletree Gun & Plough, a six room bed and breakfast mountain home; Andrew Jones, who owns Jessup's Mill; Kyle Hoover, who is a fishing guide on the Dan River; and Jan Priddy Charleville, owner of Priddy's General Store.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 3, Aug 2014, p146-150, 152, 154, 156, 158, 160, il Periodical Website