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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte Mayor-Elect Patrick Cannon spoke to local media on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte, NC where he spoke of his plans when he has taken office. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte Mayor-Elect Patrick D. Cannon held his first post-election appearance and discussed his plans once he takes office on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte, NC. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon in a meeting of council on 03.24.14. Charlotte City Council meeting, room 267 of government center. At the beginning of the meeting there will be a presentation on plan to bring coal ash to CLT, like the Asheville airport coal ash plan. Be on the lookout for public protest to the coal ash (to CLT airport) plan under discussion.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to the audience after CIAA Commissioner Jacquie Carpenter made the announcement that the CIAA basketball tournament will stay in Charlotte for six more years and move its headquarters to Charlotte at a news conference March 03,2014.
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    John D. Simmons - John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charl
    Mayor Pro Tem Patrick Cannon (center left) and Chief Rodney Monroe (center right) from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department hosted a press conference to recognize the beginning of the recently approved changes to the Youth Protection Ordinance on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. In an effort to continue helping protect young people in our community, youth under the age of 15 and their parents need to be aware of the new rules, which will go into effect today, December 15. Also attending the press conference were other city officials and representatives from local youth organizations. John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
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    Carolyn Kaster - ASSOCIATED PRESS
    From left, Seattle Mayor-elect Ed Murray, Charlotte N.C. Mayor-elect Patrick Cannon, and Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley walk from the West Wing of the White House for speak to media after a meeting between newly-elected mayors from across the country and President Barack Obama, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in Washington, about job creation and ensuring middle class families have a pathway to opportunity. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Mayor Patrick Cannon (right) talked with Bob Dunn, of Newport Board Group as he made the rounds before spoke at a luncheon for the Association for Corporate Growth about how he'll make Charlotte more business friendly.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte mayor Patrick D. Cannon speaks at the CPCC Global Competitiveness and Transformational Thinking Summit at the Harris campus.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Mayor Patrick Cannon greets Anita Strauss-Larowe, a volunteer with Animal Care and Control Division, and "Scooby," a 4-year-old chihuahua mix who is up for adoption at Animal Care and Control, at Tuesday's press conference after he proclaimed February 2014 as "Partnership for Pets Month" in Charlotte. The ASPCA(R) (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(R)) welcomed Charlotte into the ASPCA Partnership program at this presser at the Palmer Building on E. Seventh St. Attendees included ASPCA President & CEO Matt Bershadker, Mayor Patrick Cannon; Humane Society of Charlotte President & CEO Shelly Moore and Vice President of Operations Jorge Ortega; and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Deputy Chief Vicki Foster.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon makes remarks during a luncheon at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC on Monday, January 27, 2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Governor Pat McCrory (right),Mayor Patrick Cannon (left), both shine legendary shoeshine man of Latta Arcade Grady Parker (center), after Gov. McCrory presented Parker with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine on Monday Dec. 23,2013. Grady Parker is retiring on Tuesday after 30 years.
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    Davie Hinshaw - The Charlotte Observer
    Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks at the 20th Anniversary MLK Holiday Prayer Breakfast, benefiting the McCrorey Family YMCA, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    Candidate James Mitchell,right, jokes with Mayor pro tem, Patrick Cannon during a segment of the breakfast forum.__Democratic mayoral candidates met with West Charlotte community residents at a breakfast forum, Tuesday, September 3,2013 at West Charlotte recreation center.The forum provided an opportunity for all in attendance to learn information of the importance to the African-American community in particular, and the rest of Charlotte in general, just before the primary.__T.Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks with Electrolux CEO Jack Truong at Electrtolux North America in Charlotte, December 19, 2013. Electrolux is adding 810 workers to its North American headquarters in Charlotte, nearly doubling the size of its operation here.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R), The Honorable Tyyawdi Hands Judge ,Mecklenburg County District Court administers the oath of office to Patrick Cannon as Charlotte's new mayor ,with his family Trenna,wife,Patrick 12 son , Monday night,Dec. 02,2013 at the Charlotte Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Patrick Cannon speaks to the audience after he was sworn in as Charlotte's new mayor Monday night,Dec. 02,2013 at the Charlotte Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R), The Honorable Tyyawdi Hands Judge ,Mecklenburg County District Court administers the oath of office to Patrick Cannon as Charlotte's new mayor ,with his family Trenna,wife,Patrick 12, Brittany 15, Porsheia 25, Monday night,Dec. 02,2013 at the Charlotte Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R), The Honorable Tyyawdi Hands Judge ,Mecklenburg County District Court administers the oath of office to Patrick Cannon as Charlotte's new mayor ,with his family Trenna,wife,Patrick 12 son , Monday night,Dec. 02,2013 at the Charlotte Government Center.
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    DAVID T. FOSTER III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Patrick Cannon gives his acceptance speech at the campaign watch party at the Sheraton Charlotte on November 5, 2013. Cannon won the Charlotte mayoral race. David T. Foster III-dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
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    DAVID T. FOSTER III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte Mayor-Elect Patrick Cannon is congratulated by supporters after giving his acceptance speech at the campaign watch party at the Sheraton Charlotte on November 5, 2013. Cannon won the Charlotte mayoral race. David T. Foster III-dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Mayoral candidate Patrick Cannon and his wife Trenna greet supporters outside Community House Middle School Tuesday, November 5, 2013. TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Mayoral candidate Patrick Cannon exchanges "I voted" stickers with his wife Trenna after voting at Community House Middle School Tuesday, November 5, 2013. TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
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    DAVID T. FOSTER III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte Mayor-Elect Patrick Cannon is congratulated by supporters after giving his acceptance speech at the campaign watch party at the Sheraton Charlotte on November 5, 2013. Cannon won the Charlotte mayoral race. David T. Foster III-dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
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    DAVID T. FOSTER III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Patrick Cannon gives his acceptance speech at the campaign watch party at the Sheraton Charlotte on November 5, 2013. Cannon won the Charlotte mayoral race. David T. Foster III-dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
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    DAVID T. FOSTER III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Patrick Cannon is hugged by his wife Trenna after giving his acceptance speech at the campaign watch party at the Sheraton Charlotte on November 5, 2013. Cannon won the Charlotte mayoral race. David T. Foster III-dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
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    DAVID T. FOSTER III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Patrick Cannon is congratulated by supporters after giving his acceptance speech at the campaign watch party at the Sheraton Charlotte on November 5, 2013. Cannon won the Charlotte mayoral race. David T. Foster III-dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
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    JOHN D. SIMMONS - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    John Klosek (left) and Carter Paxton (right) talk with Patrick Cannon, Democratic candidate for Charlotte mayor. Cannon walked door to door targeting voters Friday November 1, 2013 in the Plaza Midwood area. After all the ads and all forums, the key to Tuesday's mayoral election will be what it always is -- turnout.
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    JOHN D. SIMMONS - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Patrick Cannon, Democratic candidate for Charlotte mayor, stopped by the No Grease Salon on Central Ave. to have a brief word with the workers and the clientele. Cannon walked door to door targeting voters Friday November 1, 2013 in the Plaza Midwood area. After all the ads and all forums, the key to Tuesday's mayoral election will be what it always is -- turnout.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Edwin Peacock (L), Patrick Cannon (R), during Wednesday night's Mayor Forum held at UNCC Center City building on Oct. 23,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Edwin Peacock (L), Patrick Cannon (R),shake hands at the end of tonight's forum at Wednesday night's Mayor Forum held at UNCC Center City building on Oct. 23,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Democratic mayoral candidate Patrick Cannon waves to the crowd during the Labor Day Parade in uptown Charlotte Monday, September 2, 2013. TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Edwin Peacock (L), Patrick Cannon (R), during Wednesday night's Mayor Forum held at UNCC Center City building on Oct. 23,2013. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    It's Primary Election Day in Charlotte, and voters essentially will choose a majority of the City Council members, along with nominees for mayor from the Democratic and Republican parties. Democratic mayoral candidate Patrick Cannon speaks with members of the media while greeting voters at St. Marks United Methodist Church on Clanton Rd. in Charlotte, NC on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Campaign workers Omar Pettis and Tia Bullett look on in the background. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    LAURA MUELLER -
    10/02/95 1C L. MUELLER/Staff U.S. Rep. Mel Watt (left) and Charlotte City Council member Patrick Cannon share a few words at Sunday's organizational rally for the Million Man March, designed to unite and encourage African-American men to become better fathers, husbands and community leaders. (UNPUBLISHED NOTES:) (10/1/95 SHANNON) Mel Watt (lft) and Patrick Cannon (rt) lean together for a few words during the collection at One Million Man March Gospel/Sign Up Rally held Sunday evening at Ebenizer Baptist Church. L. MUELLER/STAFF
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    PATRICK SCHNEIDER -
    06/14/00: Council members Patrick Cannon (left) and Malcolm Graham frustrations discuss the building of a new uptown arena during the City Council Economic Development Commitee meeting Wednesday afternoon. PATRICK SCHNEIDER/STAFF
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    TODD SUMLIN -
    12/18/2002 City Council membersLynn Wheeler and Patrick Cannon show their excitement for the news that Robert Johnson will own Charlotte's new NBA team. Theywere on hand for the morning announcement at the Government Center. TODD SUMLIN-STAFF
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    ERIK PEREL -
    03/05/01 -- Charlotte city council member Patrick Cannon (right) illustrates a point to fellow council member Lynn Wheeler during a meeting before Monday night's council meeting to discuss the arena financing issues. (ERIK PEREL/STR)
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    ERIK PEREL -
    03/05/01 -- Charlotte city council member Rod Autrey (left) listens to fellow council member Patrick Cannon during a meeting before Monday night's council meeting to discuss the arena financing issues. (ERIK PEREL/STR)
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    JEFF SINER -
    3/26/01 City Council members (L-R) Susan Burgess and Patrick Cannon talk with Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory Monday night during their session. JEFF SINER/STAFF
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    LAURA MUELLER -
    9/17/97 2C: CANNON [UNPUBLISHED NOTES:] (9/16/97 D.CHAPMAN) District 3 Town Meeting. Patrick Cannon (democrat). L.MUELLER/STAFF
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