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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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Although Charlotte, North Carolina may still be decades away from being the home of a major league baseball team, the possibility is there. Supporters of the venture see the success of the Triple-A Charlotte Knights move from their exurban stadium to uptown as proof the city could manage such an effort.
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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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The Yadkin Valley is North Carolina's first American Viticultural Area, or federally designated wine-growing region. With good soils and appropriate climate, North Carolina may rival European-style wines with time.
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29138
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A major issues with Charlotte, North Carolina's urban transformation is the availability of affordable housing, particularly for those who help make the city's expansion possible. Amongst the skyscrapers and restaurants, city planners estimate that Charlotte needs more than 34,000 additional affordable housing units to meet current demand. The city is making various attempts to to address the problem, with varied success.