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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Council member Patsy Kinsey (L), speaks with council member David Howard (R), before the start of Monday night's city council meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte City Council members hold hands and bow their hands in prayer at the start of Monday night's meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Mayor Pro Tem Michael Barnes (center), speaks during Monday night's city council meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the audience (L-R), Phillip Morgan, Michelle Morgan, Stuart Algood 18, during Monday night's city council meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Council members (L-R), Claire Green Fallon, Michael Barnes (Mayor Pro Tem), Vi Lyles, David Howard, hold up their hands in a vote to delay their vote for a new mayor to April 7, during Monday night's city council meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Council member Vi Lyles (left),David Howard (right), Lyles speaks to the audience, during Monday night's city council meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Mayor Pro Tem Michael Barnes (far right), council member Claire Green Fallon (left), speaks to a member of the audience who spoke out during Monday night's city council meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte City Council members vote to delay their vote on former Mayor Patrick Cannon's replacement to April 7 during Monday night's meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte City Council members vote to delay their vote on former Mayor Patrick Cannon's replacement to April 7 during Monday night's meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Mayor Pro Tem Michael Barnes speaks to the media at Monday night's city council meeting held at the Government Center.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    David Pasek ,MD protest outside the Government Center before start of Monday night's city council meeting held at the Government Center, Dr. Pasek is offering a $10,000 reward fund for the first person who provides information to the US Attorney's office that leads to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in bribery or influence peddling related to the decision by the Charlotte City Council on November 11,2002 refuse to enforce the vote count of June 5, 2001 that rejected the Arena Referendum by an overwhelming 58% of the voters.
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