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Goliath slaps back at David in I-77 toll fracas

That noisy bunch of grassroots folks in Widen I-77 have been creating quite a fuss in recent months.  They are mostly residents of northern Mecklenburg County who really don’t want to have to pay tolls to travel on a major thoroughfare that runs through their…

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Things are getting HOT over toll roads in Thom Tillis Country

The battle over pay-to-drive toll lanes in Mecklenburg County has taken to cyberspace.   A few weeks back, anti-toll activists with widen i77 went to Raleigh seeking help from house Speaker (and local legislator) Thom Tillis in stopping the installation of special toll lanes on Interstate…