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Daily Archives: September 2, 2012

"March On Wall Street South" demonstrators march in Charlotte, North Carolina ahead of the Democratic National Convention, on September 2, 2012.

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"March On Wall Street South" demonstrators march in Charlotte, North Carolina ahead of the Democratic National Convention, on September 2, 2012.

Occupy Charlotte: Miniature Protest in the Heart of a Banking Giant

There’s not much happening here: A limited throng of protesters joined many more delegates converging on Charlotte today for the Democratic National Convention, as the city barricaded “Uptown Charlotte” streets for a march that attracted fewer people than organizers hoped...

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Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and missionaries wait for a Sunday school class to begin in Belmont,  Mass.

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Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and missionaries wait for a Sunday school class to begin in Belmont, Mass.

Romney: Mormon `Ambassador’

Among Mitt Romney’s advisers and family members, there’s long been a lively debate about the political ramifications of his Mormon faith — whether it would be a negative or positive in his campaign. Among members of his church, there seems...

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Charlotte police prepare for the 2012 Democratic National Convention continue.

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Charlotte police prepare for the 2012 Democratic National Convention continue.

Unions, Trial Lawyers Take Charlotte

Two of the Democratic Party’s most loyal constituencies, organized labor and trial lawyers, are among the groups setting up shop at the party’s convention in Charlotte this week. The North Carolina AFL-CIO and the United Auto Workers will set up...

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks at a rally at the University of North Carolina in this Nov. 3, 2008 file photo.

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks at a rally at the University of North Carolina in this Nov. 3, 2008 file photo.

South Gone Republican Flirts Purple

The Old South era of segregation, poverty, agrarian and small-town industry long ago yielded to a march of events ranging from the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education ruling to the rise of the Research Triangle in North Carolina in...

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