Good morning, Qcity: Our online content partner, The Charlotte Observer, recently launched a weekly section for small business owners. It's called "Shop Talk," and it's published each Wednesday. Today, the Observer published the first of what will be a bi-weekly small-business column by Qcitymetro.com editor/publisher Glenn Burkins. Check it out.
Here are today's headlines:
Disputed quote on MLK memorial to be removed
Critics, including poet Maya Angelou, complained after the memorial opened in 2011 that a paraphrased quotation took King's words out of context, making him sound arrogant. The paraphrase reads: "I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness." Read More
Judge orders Wisconsin man to stop fathering children
After nine kids with six women, Corey Curtis has been told, in so many words, to keep it zipped, at least while he’s on probation for bail jumping and failure to pay child support. “It’s too bad the court doesn’t have the authority to sterilize,” the presiding judge was quoted as saying. Read More
Judge denies George Zimmerman’s latest request
The man who fatally shot Trayvon Martin must remain under 24-hour GPS monitoring while awaiting trial and must stay in the county, despite the defense's concerns about his safety, a judge ruled Tuesday. Read More
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Trans World Sports released an interview it did with Tiger Woods and his father when Tiger was just 14 years old.
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