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You're invited: Cannon, Peacock meet the press

In the waning weeks of the Charlotte mayoral election, you'll want to get the real questions answered.

Here's your chance: You are invited by the Charlotte Observer, PNC Bank, UNC Charlotte and WCNC-TV to a free community "Solving It Together" forum at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at the UNCC Center City building.

WCNC anchor Dave Wagner will moderate the discussion among mayoral candidates Patrick Cannon and Edwin Peacock and three top Charlotte journalists: Observer Editorial Page Editor Taylor Batten, WBAV and Power 98's Bea Thompson and WBT Radio's Keith Larson.

The event will be live streamed on WCNC.com and CharlotteObserver.com and broadcast on WBT Radio.

The free forum begins at 7 p.m. at UNC Charlotte’s Center City Building, 320 E. Ninth Street (at Brevard). Complimentary parking is available in the lot at 707 N. Brevard St., about a block away from the Center City Building.

Doors will open at 6, and a dessert reception will follow the forum. Registration is encouraged. Audience questions will be taken prior to the forum.

Any questions? Contact Observer editor Jen Rothacker, 704-358-5081 or jrothacker@charlotteobserver.com.

Register here.

The Details

What: Solving It Together forum series: Mayoral candidates face the media When: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 23. Where: UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte. Cost: Free, but registration required. Space is limited. Parking: Free and secure at 701 N. Brevard St. (Across from First Ward Elementary). Security will be provided. Seating: First available. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information: Observer editor Jen Rothacker, 704-358-5081

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