End no-bid jail maintenance contract

Mecklenburg Sheriff Irwin Carmichael has asked his staff to help him decide if he should put a $7-million-a-year jail maintenance contract up for competitive bidding.

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I-77 tolls could take a political toll

Democrats attacking Rep. Charles Jeter over tolls on I-77

Former Rep. Robert Brawley says tolls a reason he might challenge Gov. Pat McCrory

And in Charlotte, Ben & Jerry’s co-founder wants to stamp money out of politics

On Nov. 15, Michael Anders carried Michael Angel on his back through a grueling endurance competition called a Spartan Race in South Carolina. But Anders says Angel, who has severe cerebral palsy, "has a Spartan Race every day."
Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

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