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August 20, 2012 3:17 PM

Selling Charlotte: DNC convention business requires millions from taxpayers

The Democratic National Convention will be Charlotte’s most prestigious event, bringing tens of thousands of visitors and worldwide exposure. It’s the crowning achievement of the city’s two-decade quest to become a world-class convention destination. What’s less known are the tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer money spent to compete in the convention

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