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senior editor at @charlotteagenda, formerly @theobserver. @NotreDame, @MedillSchool alumna. former dweller of IN, Shy City, DC. kperalta@charlotteagenda.com

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Developer Crosland Southeast has filed a rezoning petition for Central Square shopping ctr at Central & Pecan in mi… https://t.co/7yGHzXDZ87
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7/5
2020
Nothing makes me feel younger than being carded. Nothing makes me feel older than not being carded.Happy Independence Day to Notre Dame football and Notre Dame football only
Retweeted by Katie Peralta @davidboraks Good hashtag👌https://t.co/KNXEA3PkKr @CoreyInscoe @afpierce And Patrick Murray, the main character in Looking!! So goodWhat else are you doin’ at 8 pm on a Friday over a holiday weekend?! https://t.co/ppYWqdEQi3
7/4
2020
Need a FREE mask? Here’s a list of places you can go.... #COVID19 | #MaskUp | @wsoctv https://t.co/qYbiQgb9RD
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaMonths ago, Queens President @DanielGLugo created a task force to examine the college's ties to slavery, leading to… https://t.co/aRBp11nDxU @Ruby @rossgrady Thank you for clarifying that! @katieperalta @rossgrady Durham has actually been requiring masks since April 20. Chapel Hill/Orange County is just catching up.
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaProject Big Boy is by far the best state/local ED codename we've seen, IMO A few others that pale in comparison: -… https://t.co/UZO1iITLWA @RobGuy3 LolProject Big Boy is huge in every way. Dozens of acres, thousands of jobs, hundreds of millions in incentives. ICYMI- https://t.co/U1Uin7bZTRDespite some initial enthusiasm, there hasn't been a surge of turning parking/streets into outdoors dining yet in C… https://t.co/WRt2N74Tua
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaJacksonville, new home of the RNC, had the nation's fastest growth of new COVID cases over the last week. Chapel-H… https://t.co/d9NdP1YZDfFor the first time in North Carolina, you can now register to vote *online.* The deadline to register to vote in N… https://t.co/GWDHSRS1ch
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaYou guys. They’re the same damn thing. https://t.co/uhpGDPAsf0
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7/2
2020
@churchofchris05 Not at all. Usually things like press conferences are done in person, which is far preferable to webexI've heard all kinds of rumors about the size of this layoff at corporate. Neither Belk nor its private equity owne… https://t.co/O3zgJJdl47Founded in Monroe in 1888, Belk is way more than a department store in Charlotte. Its name adorns a freeway and the… https://t.co/SkacZ4HZ1yA new record high in new coronavirus cases in North Carolina today--1,843. That's 75 more than the previous record high--1,768 on June 12.
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaA few renderings showing Centene's 1-million square-foot campus, which will include six buildings in Research Park… https://t.co/NQ8sZCKmpuClarification on @Centene incentives: company eligible for as much as $387.9M, other $50.7M from portion of company… https://t.co/bNAxNBjnDw
Retweeted by Katie Peralta"That has not been part of our negotiations. Centene is a large company," Dodson says when I asked about thatCentene has come under fire for healthcare services it provides at prisons. This spring, an investor lawsuit backed… https://t.co/INHUTAnKlWCharlotte's economic development director Tracy Dodson says that Centene will be in the Research Park, near UNC Cha… https://t.co/jshDsT3fVlOn top of the $438 million in incentives from North Carolina, Centene could get: $19.1 million-$21 million from Mec… https://t.co/rYQE8BWLaFCharlotte Mayor Vi Lyles said that Centene is "the type of company that's going to make our city better." @_natewilliams near UNC Charlotte!Neidorff says that 52% of Centene employees are people of color, 74% are womenCentene's plans will include 6 buildings in a campus that looks like this: https://t.co/rQlLPO73GvCharlotte has "all the elements of a great city," Neidorff says, citing its "successful schools, impressive infrast… https://t.co/xpwD29zk57"Charlotte was on our list as a possibility from Day 1," Neidorff says, explaining the company's thought process on… https://t.co/UrnRLM6ZA7Centene CEO Michael Neidorff is speaking now. A few Centene facts: -No. 42 on Fortune 50 list -Last year did nearly… https://t.co/hpWJFooQhQ"This is a transformative initiative," NC Governor Roy Cooper says of Centene's decision to add a regional HQ in Ch… https://t.co/LW6zxYZ3uL @CBJspanberg @TheRock @Centene I was literally just thinking "wow i'm losing my mind" while listening to this and j… https://t.co/vTUI5gr7YiCentene is the largest single jobs announcement in state history. The city is about to begin its portion of the ann… https://t.co/gMaLWy46wy"It's a great day for North Carolina, everybody." -- haven't heard that in a while. Meeting adjourns.Committee approves the incentives deal unanimously.Charlotte's largest primary competitors for this project were Tampa, Florida, and York County, SCAssuming Centene hits certain job-creation targets, North Carolina will give the company up to $438.6 million in in… https://t.co/nXBuS9brl1NEW: State confirms that Centene's campus in Mecklenburg County will be up to 1 million square feet. The company wi… https://t.co/CryefktUg1Centene is looking to expand with a regional HQ, IT-centric office project, EIC saysThey just confirmed that it is indeed Centene Corp. But no idea how much in state incentives they're offering. Horrible audio.Anyway, tuning into NC's Economic Investment Committee for an update on the big jobs announcement, expected to be C… https://t.co/ChyPk8OHiccan't believe we are in the 20305820th day of coronavirus and webex attendees still need to be reminded to mute themselvesBREAKING: @NC_Governor delays announcement of school reopening plan. https://t.co/bxBlEcbEHk
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7/1
2020
Charlotte is teasing a "major economic development project" to be announced Weds. at 11:30. @CBJFahey first report… https://t.co/x6QUt4LDExThe 2020 Minor League season has been canceled. Truist Field will remain open this summer. Learn more at… https://t.co/96MlW4dNmM
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaUsing booze to compel people to follow the rules/do the right thing is peak 2020 and peak CharlotteInbox: Nuvolé Rooftop TwentyTwo offers complimentary Champagne for guests wearing face masks "We’re all in this to… https://t.co/yP1wdzOk4R @Nikki704 @Betterthanitwas @PiecesofRees @Daily_Pinch @JenLeighCLT @AllyBFraz @ErinBreeden @chrissie_bethhttps://t.co/YA86t1itRhIn about 3 weeks, we'll know what Charlotte's next major league sports team will be called. ICYMI, Panthers preside… https://t.co/UZo8fevZW5 @kenkenhall @pamkelleyreads The guy quoted in the story is actually Doug Terhune @pamkelleyreads "People here in the South don’t consider any plantation linked in any form or fashion to slavery."… https://t.co/d7lj85oLVnI've wanted to write about plantation-named neighborhoods for a while. Finally found a news peg in Hilton Head.… https://t.co/KMNJpgYik6
Retweeted by Katie Peralta @travhaney @KyleBaileyClub I'll second Bloomington“There’s a lot of people that get forgotten because they’re not recognized as people in the first place.” https://t.co/YUULlDA4He
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaNew, alarming reporting by CNN's @CarlBernstein: Trump's handling of highly classified calls with foreign heads of… https://t.co/QEVHCQOixt
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaIn a must-win state for President Trump — and arguably a must-win city for Republicans — recent polls have shown th… https://t.co/RXVpJcqiAX
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6/30
2020
Scoop from @kdoctor: "Leaders in the field of nonprofit journalism are deciding over the next 48 hours whether or… https://t.co/BXtQLT4XHt
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaCOVID data in both Carolinas is very bad right now. But it's terrifying that South Carolina, which has a populati… https://t.co/NDu5rT0yOiNEW: Health insurance giant Centene is expected to open a campus that will eventually employ 3,000-plus in Charlott… https://t.co/SKO0Mbe4VT
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaSince the mask mandate went into effect on Friday, CMPD has not cited any Charlotte businesses for mask violations.… https://t.co/HqQKUrcGKY @EconIsLife24 Gorgeous!Jacksonville, where the RNC relocated to from Charlotte ... because of NC’s requirement that RNC participants wear… https://t.co/0DNou4g2YM @PataBread @ActualKoala because it has been?It's been an eventful 6 months since Charlotte was awarded an MLS team. Despite pandemic-related setbacks — from… https://t.co/79B7THrlBiit feels like the Tiger King craze was ~12 years agoFor those of you who may not know, here’s the back story of the audio you just heard in ⁦@DaBabyDaBaby⁩’s… https://t.co/Ahl2BgcUJ3
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaMe, past 20 years: I hate the Patriots. Can’t stand them. Anybody but the Patriots. Me, now: https://t.co/8UwPVkzmvH
Retweeted by Katie Peraltaam i a patriots fan now?Former NFL MVP Cam Newton has reached agreement on a one-year, incentive-laden deal with the New England Patriots,… https://t.co/GRhkNQoMVR
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6/29
2020
@NickOchsnerWBTV @CBJspanberg @PaigePauroso @Brett_Jensen 🙅‍♀️If 95% of Americans wore face masks in public, it could prevent 33,000 deaths by October 1, according to the Univer… https://t.co/kPPNTCEsMm
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6/27
2020
@PaigePauroso @Brett_Jensen @CBJspanberg @NickOchsnerWBTV @hodgesreporting @Jif https://t.co/yAnCbyrLIg @Brett_Jensen @hodgesreporting @CBJspanberg @NickOchsnerWBTV @Jif @PaigePauroso I put my phone down for a couple of… https://t.co/N8LtPiW9TsBREAKING: Isle of Palms has voted to pass mandatory face coverings in indoor food/retail establishments, effective… https://t.co/NsIDMlM7ep
Retweeted by Katie Peralta @40runner1 I understand that's a narrative you deeply want to believe, but Mecklenburg County's numbers were accele… https://t.co/IZFj4vNkxT @JosephMargolis That is a good point. I believe at least a few health officials have said that too, and have pleade… https://t.co/tEBYR2nPmI @rvarner LOVING the Tots content. I think y'all should keep them all.☝️This is odd, because Mecklenburg County has invested a lot in technology & workers to do contact tracing, which i… https://t.co/61MUzEwOOpCounty health dir. Gibbie Harris says they can't really pinpoint where covid exposure is taking place — ie younger… https://t.co/CBSUA22zFGMecklenburg County is holding free covid-19 testing this weekend at the Valerie C. Woodard Center (3205 Freedom Dri… https://t.co/CaLiKdhA3gIf someone not wearing a mask tries to enter a business and they're refused by the business, but they still try to… https://t.co/mjSFHKf6tmThis is important to note: CMPD is not enforcing the mask mandate on an individual basis, deputy chief Jeff Estes s… https://t.co/QWajjlQoSmAnd starting next week, you'll see billboards, social media posts, digital ads, radio and TV ads about COVID-19. It… https://t.co/RIvEW7ME5bThe county and Charlotte Executive Leadership Council are distributing 2 million masks locally.Mecklenburg County officials are holding a virtual press briefing about covid-19. County manager Dena Diorio begins… https://t.co/XNxSSKmRXnFauci makes a plea to all Americans. If you get it, even inadvertently, you are part of process of infection that c… https://t.co/91xbuuyF0P
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaAm I hungry or just procrastinating: A memoirAs Confederate monuments crumble across the South and country, I've worried the one in my hometown will be one of t… https://t.co/eS3VzELw5i
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaWonder if the RNC still won't require masks and social distancing at Jacksonville's Veterans Memorial Arena, a venu… https://t.co/YifRKIqrTbFlorida announces it's closing bars--> https://t.co/pLeuLkTEYC
Retweeted by Katie Peralta @ESPortillo i read this as "to Elmo writing a report" which does not sound horribleNew data for COVID-19 cases thru 6/24: https://t.co/ua9e203bR8 The report now includes data from @CVSHealth which… https://t.co/wieh4MIp2E
Retweeted by Katie PeraltaTroubling anti-transparency measure North Carolina lawmakers worked on last night. Read the thread — apparently thi… https://t.co/rMj6rmbiLf @marclucero @JesseSoloff Ahhh! @jimt9699 @JesseSoloff Extremely over it!
6/26
2020

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