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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Diorio chats with her husband, Robert Diorio, before the start of the meeting of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners. The board later hired Diorio as the new Mecklenburg County Manager on 12.17.2013. She is the first woman to serve in that role for Mecklenburg County.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Diorio waits for the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners to vote to hire her on 12.17.2013 as the new county manager. She is the first woman to serve in that role for Mecklenburg County.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Diorio reacts on 12.17.2013 as she is named the new Mecklenburg County manager by the board of commissioners. She is the first woman to serve in that role for Mecklenburg County.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Diorio takes in the applause from the audience after she was named the new Mecklenburg County Manager by the board of commissioners on 12.17.2013. She is joined by her husband, Robert Diorio, at left. She is the first woman to serve in that role for Mecklenburg County.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Diorio, with husband Robert Diorio at left, listens to the applause on 12.17.2013 after she was hired as the new Mecklenburg County Manager by the board of commissioners. She is the first woman to serve in that role for Mecklenburg County.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Diorio speaks to the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners after she was unanimously named the new county manager on 12.17.2013. She is the first woman to serve in that role for Mecklenburg County.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Diorio listens as Mecklenburg County commissioners talk with her after she was hired as the new Mecklenburg County manager on 12.17.2013. She is the first woman to serve in that role for Mecklenburg County.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Diorio listens as Mecklenburg County commissioners talk with her after she was hired as the new Mecklenburg County manager on 12.17.2013. She is the first woman to serve in that role for Mecklenburg County.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Diorio talks to members of the press after she was hired 0n 12.17.2013 as the new Mecklenburg County Manager by the board of commissioners. She is the first woman to serve in that role for Mecklenburg County.
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