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DNC delegates to play ball at Knights stadium

With the Democratic National Convention bringing some 35-thousand delegates, dignitaries and media to the Charlotte region this coming September, some of those delegates will be blowing off some steam at Charlotte Knights Stadium. Knights General Manager Dan Rajkowski. York County Convention and Business Bureau Executive Director Bennish Brown says its one of many events that […]

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DNC shells out $1.2M for September convention

The Democratic Party is shelling out big bucks to prepare for its September convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Democratic National Committee has spent $1.2 million for convention expenses over the last three months.  The “Charlotte Observer” reports more than half of that amount went to pay for the salaries of its staff of 67 […]

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Florida GOP leader says delegate votes may be split

Florida’s Republican presidential primary is one week from tomorrow and there’s still some dispute over whether the Sunshine State is winner-take-all with its 50 delegates or whether the delegates are distributed proportionately.  Florida GOP National Committeeman Paul Senft tells WRHI’s Palmetto Mornings that party rules require every state with a primary before April first to […]

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Journalists converge on DNC sites for walk through tour

Nearly 500 journalists from across the globe, including our own Andrew Kiel, descended on Time Warner Cable Arena in Uptown Charlotte Wednesday for the first behind-the-scenes glimpse of what’s to come with this year’s 2012 Democratic National Convention. Nearly 15-thousand members of the media are expected in town in early September, and organizers know providing […]

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DNCC tweaks 2012 Queen City convention

In a move that was part-expected and part-unexpected, the Democratic National Convention Committee announced a few tweaks to this fall’s convention in Charlotte. DNCC chief executive Steve Kerrigan said Tuesday the convention has been shortened from its traditional four days to three to make room for, quote “a day to organize and celebrate the Carolinas, […]

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Winthrop forum slated to highlight the spirited season of presidential campaigns

Thursday morning, journalists from three prominent media outlets will join a Winthrop Mass Communications professor for a roundtable on the media’s coverage of the presidential campaigns. Chuck Todd of NBC News,  Steve Brusk of CNN and Steve Brook of the State Newspaper in Columbia will join Dr. Nathaniel Frederick of Winthrop with a spirited discussion […]

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State Representative says SC is ready for the first-in-the-South Primary

As the general assembly heads back to Columbia today, it looks like the fallout from a supreme court decision requiring the state to pay for Saturday’s primary won’t be as severe as initially tought. Rock Hill Representative Gary Simrill says a committee is set to meet this week to discuss the funding for the primary, […]

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