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Part four of a twelve part series describes the growth of Charlotte in the twenty years leading up to the Civil War. The building of a railroad connection to Charleston, South Carolina helped to stabilize the local economy after the gold rush ended in 1840. Fear of abolitionists and slaves escaping encouraged tensions before the war.
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The U.S National Whitewater Center offers many different outdoor sports from whitewater rafting to zip lining. When the company first started off, it had some financial struggles, but today it is a thriving business making plenty to survive.
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Pauli Murray was indeed a woman ahead of her time. She became the first African American student at Yale Law School to earn a JSD and the first African American woman to be ordained as an Episcopal priesthood.
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The Mecklenburg town of Matthews preserves a rich history in its business district. The local farmers market started 23 years ago and is now a booming business with a traditional feel. The nearby hardware store also maintains its original look and feel a sense of history.
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Ken Garfield, former religion editor for The Charlotte Observer now writes obituaries full time. He does this, he says, because he is scared of death. People hear about him mostly from other people and hire him because he does a good job. One such person is David Cribbs, who was interviewed before his death in April 2014.
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Jeremy Markovich talks about the new changes coming in his life with the soon arrival of his son. While he is unsure what to expect, he knows that he will do everything he can to make sure his son is a welcome part of the family.
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Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar is a restaurant with a museum like aspect in the funky décor it contains. In addition to the colorful decorations, the food also has people talking about its flair and taste.
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Two sisters have opened a bodega called Earl’s Grocery. They offer a variety of partially prepared foods, beers, take out foods, and actual groceries.