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Production problem delays Observer deliveries

charlotteobserver.com — Because of a production problem, customers will receive their printed Observer late on Wednesday. We apologize for any inconvenience. In the meantime, you can access our E-edition for an online replica of the paper by clicking here. Then select "desktop version sign in" or "mobile sign in."
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Our apologies for late delivery today of the printed Observer, due to a press production issue. More here. charlotteobserver.com/2014/04/23/485…
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Miami youth group helped 'Cuban Twitter'

charlotteobserver.com — MIAMI Leaders with the largest nonprofit organization for young Cuban-Americans quietly provided strategic support for the federal government's secret "Cuban Twitter" program, connecting contractors with potential investors and serving as paid consultants, The Associated Press has learned.

McClatchy reports loss but sees digital gain

charlotteobserver.com — McClatchy Co., owner of The Charlotte Observer, The (Raleigh) News & Observer and The Herald of Rock Hill, on Wednesday reported a net loss of $5.9 million in the first quarter largely because of a decline in advertising revenue and accelerated depreciation of printing equipment.

Google Street View car mapping Charlotte

charlotteobserver.com — If you're walking the streets of Charlotte on Wednesday, you might become part of the city's Internet history. A Google Maps Street View car and its panoramic camera were spotted at the intersection of Colony and Fairview roads in the SouthPark area on Wednesday afternoon.
Check it out: The Google Street View car is mapping Charlotte today. bit.ly/1prtmXa #CLT

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The Observer's annual guide to pick-your-own farms

charlotteobserver.com — If you're going to a pick-your-own farm: * Always call first, to check the hours, weather and crop availability. Ask if take-home containers are provided. If you have a long drive or you plan to stop somewhere, take a cooler.

Opening ceremonies for Mecklenburg County Special Olympics held at Bojangles’ Coliseum

charlotteobserver.com — Hundreds of Mecklenburg County athletes took a victory lap Tuesday at opening ceremonies for the annual Special Olympics. The ceremonies took place at Bojangles' Coliseum, amid plenty of pomp and cheers. The competition begins Wednesday at Charlotte Country Day School and the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center.

Back to ‘wasting’ my time and money? Not exactly

charlotteobserver.com — This is my last day as a resident of Charlotte. The new house is finally ready, so it's back out to Union County. Life as a renter in Ballantyne after selling our long-time home in Waxhaw was grand, especially the part where I paid the 10 bucks for a new driver's license instead of crossing my fingers until our permanent move.
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Five areas the Charlotte Bobcats must clean up heading into Game 2

charlotteobserver.com — Five shortcomings from Game 1 against the Miami Heat that the Charlotte Bobcats can't repeat if they expect to win Game 2: 1 Turnovers: To be more specific, live-ball turnovers. It's bad to commit a shot-clock violation or to throw the ball out-of-bounds, but at least that stops play while the Miami Heat in-bounds the ball.
Five areas the Charlotte Bobcats must clean up heading into Game 2 if they hope to challenge Miami Heat: charlotteobserver.com/2014/04/22/485…

PGA Wells Fargo tournament not what it once was but close

charlotteobserver.com — In the space of a few hours one day last week, the Wells Fargo Championship field lost one of the world's best-known players and picked up another. Such is life now for the Wells Fargo tournament, which continues to be one of the most attractive non-majors on the PGA Tour's schedule but is no longer assured of a field including virtually every top golfer in the world.