Republican blasts ‘unethical tricks from the swamp,’ rejects Dems’ donations

‘Jungle primary’ and California: What to know A little-known Republican congressional candidate in Southern California has received $137,000 in campaign donations from Democrats from across the U.S. ahead of Tuesday’s primary. But John Gabbard — a small business owner and Marine Corps veteran — rejected the Democrats’ help Friday, accusing the party of “bringing its […]

Caputo says Mueller team didn’t seem to care about alleged informants in Trump campaign

Former Trump aide alleges second informant approached him Former Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo opened up to Fox News about alleged informants who approached him during the 2016 presidential election, and revealed that special investigators didn’t seem to care at all. “I gave this information to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, and I gave […]

A Rare Phenomenon Made the Ocean in California Glow Blue This Week

Beachgoers in California were treated to a rare spectacle this week: glowing tides. The unique sight is called a red tide, but, at least at night, it results in an other-worldly blue light in the water. Numerous people spotted and photographed the light show off the coast of San Diego this week. The phenomenon is […]

LMC Ranked the Seventh Largest Apartment Developer in U.S. – Charlotte Business Journal

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — LMC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lennar (NYSE: LEN, and LEN.B), and a leader in apartment development and operations, today announced that it was named as the nation’s seventh largest developer of multifamily housing in 2017 by the National Multifamily Housing Council. LMC started 3,742 apartment homes in 2017 […]

Navy Littoral Combat Ship to operate swarms of drones

The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship will now have the ability to operate surface and undersea drones to improve effectiveness, particularly when it comes to destroying mines, surveying enemy waters and launching attacks. The growing fleet of unmanned surface vessels has made rapid technological improvements in recent months, including being capable of performing longer-range surveillance. […]

Mike Pence coming to NC for two events, including one open to the public | News & Observer

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence is coming to North Carolina. Pence will be the special guest at a “Tax Cuts to Put America First” event in Charlotte on Friday, April 20. The event at the Park Expo & Conference Center is open to the public. The event starts at 3:15 p.m. and doors open […]

HFF Closes Sale of Class A Office Buildi

HFF Announces $42.1 M Sale of 320-Unit Apartment Community in Durham, North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, NC – HFF announces the $42.1 million sale of Altera North Pointe, a 320-unit, garden-style apartment community in Durham, North Carolina. HFF advised the seller, Wood Partners, and procured the buyer, a partnership between Richmond-based McCann Realty Partners and LEM Capital. Altera North Pointe is situated on 38.5 acres at 2335 Broad Street adjacent […]

A Week In Charlotte, NC, On A Joint

A Week In Charlotte, NC, On A Joint $165,500 Salary

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today: a senior accountant working in tech who makes $80,500 per year and spends some of her […]

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Charles Manson’s remains will go to his surviving grandson, court rules

“The court orders that disposition of the remains are to be determined by Freeman … who will also be responsible for the costs of burial and funeral expenses,” the ruling said. “We are delighted that the judge found in our favor,” said attorney Alan Davis, who represented Freeman. He said his client plans on cremating […]

At Gridiron Dinner, Trump jokes on politics — but gets serious about North Korea talks

President Donald Trump on Saturday night traded humorous jabs with a cabal of lawmakers, administration officials, media figures and military officers at the annual Gridiron Dinner in Washington. But the president also used the occasion to deliver some serious remarks about North Korea. “I won’t rule out direct talks with Kim Jong Un, I just […]