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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Charlotte’s Streets Turn Friendly For Advocacy Groups

The streets of Charlotte Monday were friendlier and more crowded than Sunday, as the city celebrated Labor Day and the Democratic National Convention with Carolina Fest. Free music, including a set by North Carolina native James Taylor, fried chicken and barbecue were supplemented with advocacy groups and booths backing a range of progressive causes. Vendors hawked Obama themed items, from books, buttons and T-shirts, to paintings, sketches and small boxes with the president’s image containing two double-chocolate chip cookies.

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Anonymous said...

I heard the streets were filled with protesters.

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Anonymous said...

Damn! used to like James Taylor music, too. Oh well, over the hill and out the door. See ya!