Charlotteans get high marks for their friendliness, the Obama sand sculpture was panned, and rain was present - and politicized. Hear what visitors and Charlotteans had to say about the DNC and its host city.

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For the Democratic National Convention vistors, the Observer is taking a look at some of the people, places and events that might surprise people about the region.
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Southern Drawl
Livermush
Jewish life
Globalizing city
Segregated past
Rural poverty
Gateway to city
Still Bank Town?
Flying the flag
Booster gene
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More than 2,000 of the nearly 4,000 police officers in Charlotte for the DNC were from out of town.

Demand creates commerce and sometimes enough demand creates price-gouging.Reuters news agency loo...

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