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Toll opponents to protest outside Tillis headquarters in Cornelius

Residents opposed to planned Interstate 77 toll lanes will protest at 5 p.m. Saturday outside the north Mecklenburg campaign headquarters of N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis, at 19520 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Tillis, a Republican, is running against Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan. Tillis has supported toll lanes as the only way to relieve congestion. Joe Marusak