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Re: “Millennial candidate brings fresh ideas to west Charlotte

This is great! best of luck to you. Keep going!

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Posted by Aramis Alexander on 01/07/2016 at 12:53 AM

Re: “Millennial candidate brings fresh ideas to west Charlotte

Great article and a needed change. The decline of our community and our voices have been falling on death ears. The district has a representative but we do not have an advocate . We sit and watch our communities decline with the erosion of jobs , enrichment services and education. Enough.....we need and deserve a representative who grasp the issue and willing to work to change it for the better. Rosa H. Mustafa .... Run Lula and Win.

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Posted by Pebbles Hodge on 01/06/2016 at 9:02 PM

Re: “Millennial candidate brings fresh ideas to west Charlotte

It it so exciting and exhilarating to see a Millennial running for office. We need fresh ideas to combat the issues that we are facing in this city. Charlotte is already a beautiful city, and with elected officials who are willing to stand up for our people, we can not be stopped. Reading this makes me more empowered to work in my community and enact change in whatever way that I can. How exciting!

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Posted by Hannah Abdul-Awwal on 01/06/2016 at 7:59 PM

Re: “Millennial candidate brings fresh ideas to west Charlotte

Very proud of you Lula! We all have seen the greatest you are and what you can accomplish. Look forward to supporting you during this incredible ride.

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Posted by Oba David on 01/06/2016 at 5:38 PM

Re: “Expect Pat McCrory vs. Roy Cooper in 2016

I certainly hope Roy learns from the past mistakes of the last big race in NC.
Kay Hagans Re-Election was hers to lose .... and she did.... I do not know who she was listening to , but her mistakes were legion.
The Minority vote in NC could have saved her, but she choose to assume we were automatically all in. Bad decision on her part.
She all but iqnored the Hispanics in NC who represent over 300,000 votes.. How careless she was. Will Roy do that?

As the Leader of the NCDP Hispanics I can promise an unprecedented voter registration effort and election day turnout for 2016 of the hundreds of thousands Hispanic voters in our great state.
To ensure coordinated and far reaching effort, the NCDP Hispanic American Caucus and the NCDP African American Caucus have come together and formed the “NC Council of Minority Caucuses”. Through this vehicle we will work together on everything from vetting candidates, to GOTV efforts.
The days of the minority voter being presumed upon are over in NC. No candidate will get a pass again. We need to hear from them.... or they will hear from us.

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Posted by Marshall Adame on 12/31/2015 at 6:50 PM

Re: “NoDa: An oral history of an arts district

Place reeked of white privilege, the yuppies in noda act so p.c and progressive but priced many underprivileged minority's out of the area I never had an issue being harassed even in the worst of the crack epidemic.

Posted by foresthare on 12/26/2015 at 5:42 PM

Re: “For whom the tollway tolls

I might be a Democrat, but I am very opposed to tolls! They rob our highways and costs taxpayers more. The DOT is not giving you choices on I-77. They tell you either pay a ransom toll or stay stuck sitting in traffic all day!! I'd rather travel I-85, US Highways 601, 21, 29, 52 and 70!! We need an anti-toll secretary of the DOT to de-fund the tolls and come up with a plan to widen I-77 from LKN to Mount Airy with 6 and 8 lanes!!

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Posted by DemocratWhoSaysNoToTolls on 12/23/2015 at 8:40 AM

Re: “Students protest appointment of new system president

Noe Pliego Campos - STEM is where the jobs are. Wanna live in your parents' basement the rest of your life? Major in "humanities".

Posted by John Travolta's White Suit on 12/21/2015 at 11:26 AM

Re: “Local organizers fight back as heroin tears through their community

How smart do you have to be to try this junk? It isn't like it is new. The effects are well known.

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Posted by The Man on the Hill on 12/15/2015 at 8:08 PM

Re: “Residents gather to send welcoming message to refugees abroad

Great article Ryan Pitkin! Thanks for shedding some positive light on refugee resettlement in Charlotte! Glad we have a truly understanding new mayor too -- thanks for attending and speaking at this rally Jennifer Roberts!

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Posted by Marci on 12/10/2015 at 2:22 PM

Re: “Local organizers fight back as heroin tears through their community

Thank you for organizing this. i hope it is the first of many awareness shows. I'd like to volunteer to help in any way. Far too many of our loved ones are at risk......... I'd like to donate my time to help.

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Posted by mschuler on 12/04/2015 at 9:04 PM

Re: “Local organizers fight back as heroin tears through their community

Anyone affected should be aware that medication-assisted treatment saves lives. Methadone treatment programs are readily available in our community at a daily cost of a couple of packs of cigarettes. Suboxone works too. The key step is the first one: find a treatment program or provider and walk through the door.

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Posted by William Taylor, MD on 12/04/2015 at 7:46 PM

Re: “Local organizers fight back as heroin tears through their community

JC - look here for details:
http://m.clclt.com/charlotte/heroin-kills-…

Also
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AA (704) 332-4387

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Posted by Andy Miller on 12/04/2015 at 5:08 PM

Re: “Local organizers fight back as heroin tears through their community

Can somebody give me details for this awareness show next week? Recovered addict of heroin and fentanyl. Quit cold Turkey. Id like to see if I could make it. May be able to help somebody

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Posted by jcchristmas on 12/04/2015 at 11:35 AM

Re: “Local organizers fight back as heroin tears through their community

Can somebody give me details for this awareness show next week? Recovered addict of heroin and fentanyl. Quit cold Turkey. Id like to see if I could make it. May be able to help somebody

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Posted by jcchristmas on 12/04/2015 at 11:35 AM

Re: “Bizarre crime from Charlotte police files (Dec. 3)

20,000 people were arrested in South America for organized crime now they have come to Charlotte in attempts to rape the city like they did Detroit! $MH

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Posted by chel23 on 12/04/2015 at 4:23 AM

Re: “Local organizers fight back as heroin tears through their community

Msevert- not going to argue with you. However i explained in better detail on theirFacebook link. At this point the article has been updated and supports the traditions

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Posted by Justine Libby on 12/03/2015 at 12:52 PM

Re: “Local organizers fight back as heroin tears through their community

If anyone needs free naloxone kits, please contact North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition at http://www.nchrc.ort

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Posted by Robert Childs on 12/03/2015 at 9:03 AM

Re: “Naloxone can reverse a heroin overdose, but only if it's available

If anyone needs free naloxone kits, please contact North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition via http://www.nchrc.org

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Posted by Robert Childs on 12/03/2015 at 9:01 AM

Re: “Local organizers fight back as heroin tears through their community

I myself have two children that are also heroin addicts..at the moment they are both incarcerated..it a terrible thing to say as a mother ..but I can truly say I can fall asleep at night knowing they are safe..and tonight I won't be getting a call from the police saying my child is dead..if you don't know addiction you'll never understand how it feels.I myself are a recovering addict of alcohol and have tried numerous drugs over the years due to years of depression this is where I would run too.I can say today I am clean and Sober...I thank God for the change in my life..as I continue to pray for my childrens Sobriety. One day at a time....

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Posted by Penny Spencer Simmons on 12/03/2015 at 8:01 AM

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