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WAKE Up and Read holding book drive events Monday

Due to the recent wintry weather, WAKE Up and Read has extended its deadline to collect 100,000 new and gently used children's books for Wake County students to mid-March. The…Click to Continue »


Wake County wants charter-school and calendar flexibility

As leaders of North Carolina’s largest school system, Wake County school leaders hope this year to convince state legislators to let them operate their own charter schools and set their…Click to Continue »


Digitized films from Duke show side of Triangle towns few have seen

Nearly 80 years after H. Lee Waters filmed North Carolinians doing ordinary things, a digitization effort by Duke University Libraries is drawing new audiences to his reels that show a…Click to Continue »


Shaffer: Elvira still dazzles, terrifies as elder ghoul at Raleigh Comic Con

Cassandra Peterson, who originated the horror hostess role more than 30 years ago, appears at Wizard World event March 13-15…Click to Continue »


Economic incentives bill to again test NC urban-rural divide

Division between urban and rural interests isn't new to the General Assembly. But the fissure is getting a new look from Republicans now in charge of state government as North…Click to Continue »


Fire displaces 4 in North Raleigh

Fire investigators say an accidental blaze that started in an outdoor fireplace displaced four people in North Raleigh early Sunday morning.Click to Continue »


Homeland funding votes clarify a political fault line

Five votes that, in the end, kept one week of funding in place for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security tested North Carolina’s congressional delegation into late Friday. The votes…Click to Continue »


Freezing rain leads to slick roads throughout the Triangle

A period of freezing rain early Sunday morning made travel tricky on some on-ramps, bridges and overpasses across Wake County. Multiple wrecks were attributed to slick roads. About a dozen…Click to Continue »


Virginia ethics bill came close to a collapse

Senate Republicans were ready to sink an ethics reform bill they thought was flawed until House Speaker William Howell threatened to shame them publicly if they passed nothing, participants in…Click to Continue »


Two Boy Scouts attain Eagle Rank

Quintin Meagher of Cary and Andrew Huynh of Raleigh attain Eagle Rank.Click to Continue »


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