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Vilma Leake, the county’s District 2 commissioner, often touts herself as “the hardest-working commissioner in Mecklenburg County.”

Among the five Democrats running for three at-large seats on the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners in the May 6 primary, three are incumbents – all first elected in 2012.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent’s request for $27 million in county money to give district employees 3 percent raises is raising doubts among county commissioners, who say that’s asking county taxpayers to assume a state responsibility

Opponents to same-sex marriage bans in the Carolinas opened a new legal front Thursday – highlighting the impact of the laws on military couples living in both states.

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