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Charlotte Observer – Mayor Cannon Resigns After Corruption Arrest – 27 March 2014

By Mark Washburn, Michael Gordon and Jim Morril

Patrick Cannon, who rose from public housing to become mayor of North Carolina’s largest city, was arrested Wednesday by the FBI and accused of accepting tens of thousands of dollars in bribes – including $20,000 in cash delivered in a briefcase last month to the mayor’s office.

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