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Give Me Some Sugar

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By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen Before you go trick or treating in a couple of weeks, you need to know more about what sugar is doing to your body. We’ve all heard that too much sugar is bad for us, right?…

The Rundown: Things to do Thursday, November 2 – Tuesday, November 7

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By Shawn D. Allison, II  What’s good everyone? We have a JAM-PACKED weekend in the Queen City! There’s over 40 things to get into and there’s something for everyone to enjoy! I’m already having an issue of deciding what I will do, but if you want to really know what’s bumpin;’, jumpin’ and pumpin’ out here in these streets, check out my “Hot List” below!…

Go Global

By Eren Simpson From a kitchen table to three locations across the Charlotte region, the Language Academy of the Carolinas — led by Craig Snyder — is taking a nontraditional approach to teaching adults how to speak a foreign language. Snyder, who studied Spanish in school and thought maybe he’d work as a Spanish professor after working in Spain for a few years, started the language school in 2004 after graduating from UNC Chapel Hill with his master’s degree.…

Create Your Business Plan with These Great Tips

By Eren Simpson Charlotte has become a city of entrepreneurs, and if you’re one of the many out there waiting to capitalize on your great idea, there are some things you need to know before pitching your idea to investors. “The biggest problems I see with people is really understanding that you’re turning this idea into a business,” said Beth Zeuch Schneider, doctor of business administration, assistant professor of strategy at Queen University’s McColl School of Business.…