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Faces of Charlotte's Economy: Consumer Perceptions, Economic Realities

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From the gas pump to the supermarket, it's impossible to escape the current downturn in the U.S. economy. In Charlotte, the impact is being felt by everyone from well-paid bankers, to small business owners, to those on the lower end of the economic scale. In this installment of "Faces of Charlotte's Economy," WFAE's Scott Graf looks at the state of the local economy and how consumer perceptions may affect economic realities.