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Habitat mudfest: Hundreds of young professionals will compete today in Habitat Charlotte's fifth annual Mud Volleyball Tournament at Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. Opening ceremonies begin at 1 p.m. and the event lasts until 6 p.m. Also known as Murphy's Dirty 30, the event is a fundraiser for and hosted by Habitat Young Professionals. More than 100 teams are expected to participate. For information, go to


City vacancies: Applications for vacancies on Charlotte city boards and commissions must be completed with a signature and returned to the City Clerk's Office by 5 p.m. June 17. Contact Jeanne Peek at 704-336-7494 or for information. Applications are available by calling 704-336-7494 8a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays or online at

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