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Friday News Roundup

In the news this week, North Carolina is getting hammered for the legislature’s move to overturn Charlotte’s LGBT ordinance. Fallout is coming from all corners. Meanwhile, Charlotte’s fire chief survives after a closed city council meeting investigating a leaked memo. Charlotte gets a first-of-its-kind report on the entrepreneur scene here even as we start getting some population growth competition. Those stories and more during the local weekly news roundup.


Tom Bullock - reporter, WFAE

Eric Frazier - editorial writer, The Charlotte Observer

Nick Ochsner - reporter, WBTV

Hilary Burns - staff writer, Charlotte Business Journal