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CHARLOTTE, N.C | Bubble Wrap maker under investigation by the SEC

CHARLOTTE, N.C — The Bubble Wrap trademark holder and maker is under investigation by the Securities Exchange Commission. The Charlotte Observer reports Sealed Air said in its second-quarter earnings report Monday that it received a subpoena on June 25 for accounting and financial reporting documents. Sealed Air says it’s cooperating with the SEC. A company … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Bubble Wrap maker under investigation by the SEC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | The Latest: Kyle Busch wants NASCAR to keep moving forward

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The Latest on the arrest of NASCAR Chairman Brian France (all times local): 2:45 p.m. NASCAR star Kyle Busch is hoping the series can quickly move past the arrest of Chairman Brian France. Busch had a media event Tuesday in South Carolina for Darlington Raceway and said he hopes France’s issues don’t “affect … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | The Latest: Kyle Busch wants NASCAR to keep moving forward

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Sabates thinks France unfairly blamed for NASCAR’s downturn

CHARLOTTE, N.C — One of NASCAR’s longtime participants believes Brian France has been unfairly blamed for the downturn in NASCAR. France has taken a leave absence as chairman and CEO of NASCAR following his Sunday night arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. He’s held the position since 2003 and … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Sabates thinks France unfairly blamed for NASCAR’s downturn

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Worries of violence accompany 2020 GOP convention choice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte, the North Carolina city selected for the 2020 Republican national Convention, has a history of diversity and inclusiveness that has sometimes been difficult to achieve. The Democratic-leaning city was chosen over Las Vegas at the summer meeting of the GOP’s national committee Friday. In 2012, North Carolina’s largest city hosted the … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Worries of violence accompany 2020 GOP convention choice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | The Latest: Virginia’s Zaccheaus sets lofty goals for season

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The Latest on ACC Media Days (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Virginia H-back Olamide Zaccheaus says the addition of new quarterback Bryce Perkins to the offense will make him even more dangerous this season. The versatile 5-foot-8 senior earned second team All-ACC honors and set a new school record with 85 receptions in … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | The Latest: Virginia’s Zaccheaus sets lofty goals for season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | By a 1-vote margin, city leaders OK bid for GOP convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A divided North Carolina city council narrowly approved a bid Monday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, a decision that followed nearly two hours of comments pro and con from local residents and council members. After a public discussion period with more than 100 speakers and nearly one hour of debate … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | By a 1-vote margin, city leaders OK bid for GOP convention

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina | Panthers owner under contract to keep Richardson statue

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — While new Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper would like the focus to be on his plans for the team’s future, he cannot completely put the franchise’s sullied past behind him. Tepper has to keep the prominent statue of Panthers’ founder Jerry Richardson outside of the stadium as part of the NFL-record $2.2 … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, North Carolina | Panthers owner under contract to keep Richardson statue