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Former Mayor Cannon To Plead In Corruption Case

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty in federal court Tuesday on a public corruption charge related to his March arrest. Documents filed Monday at U.S. District Court […]


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Charlotte Has New Mayor After Bribery Scandal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte’s city council on Monday selected a lawyer and state legislator as mayor of North Carolina’s largest city to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. […]


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Cannon To Be Sworn In As Mayor Of Charlotte

(CBS Charlotte) — Mayor pro-tem Patrick Cannon will be sworn into office tonight, nearly one month after Election Day. Cannon, 46, will become the next mayor of Charlotte at 7:00 p.m. this evening at our […]


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Democrat Cannon Elected Mayor Of Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For Patrick Cannon, winning the mayor’s race in North Carolina’s largest city is the highlight of his political career. “Tonight, ladies and gentlemen, I am realizing a life goal,” Cannon told […]


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Cannon To Face Peacock In Charlotte Mayor’s Race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Democrat Patrick Cannon will face Republican Edwin Peacock in a race to decide the next mayor of Charlotte. The Charlotte Observer reports ( ) that the 46-year-old Cannon, a council member […]


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Foxx Resigns As Charlotte Mayor, Kinsey Becomes Interim Mayor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx resigned Monday at a special meeting of the City Council, sharing heartfelt memories of the city as he prepares to be sworn in and join President Barack […]

CBS Charlotte–07/02/2013

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Former Charlotte Council Member Wants To Be Mayor Of Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A former Charlotte city council member is running for mayor. Edwin Peacock made the announcement Wednesday. The 43-year-old Peacock says he’d offer strong leadership and would build bipartisan support to solve […]

CBS Charlotte–05/29/2013


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