Wake County News
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14 arrested after sit-in at legislative building
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 9:47am.

After nearly 11 hours of sitting, waiting for a lawmaker who never arrived, 14 legislative protesters were arrested at North Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Thom Tillis' office early Wednesday morning.

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Leading GOP candidates in final NC Senate debate
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 04/28/2014 - 6:18am.

Four leading candidates for North Carolina Republican's nomination for U.S. Senate get one more chance to persuade voters in a statewide television debate one week before primary election day.

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NC fines state fair ride operators over injuries
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:36pm.

North Carolina regulators have fined thrill ride operators more than $114,000 following a mishap at the 2013 State Fair that left five people injured, three of them critically.

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Mental health advocates question Dix plans
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:32am.

Some mental health advocates are questioning the city of Raleigh's plans to turn the old Dorothea Dix psychiatric hospital into a park.

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UNCW student charged in double fatal hit-and-run on I-40 during winter storm gets lower bond
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 8:13pm.

A college student accused of killing two Good Samaritans on Interstate 40 during a winter storm last month, was in court Thursday morning as a Wake County judge decided to lower his bond.

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NC judge blocks taxpayer money to private schools
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 1:50pm.

videoA North Carolina judge is blocking a new law that would have allowed taxpayer money to go for tuition at private or religious schools.

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NC civil jury decides against US Senate hopeful
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 9:14am.

A jury has decided US Senate candidate Greg Brannon gave false or misleading statements to two people while investing in a startup technology company, meaning he is liable for more than $250,000.

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NC judge allows lawsuits on private school grants
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 2:02pm.

videoA North Carolina judge is keeping alive a challenge to a new law that would let taxpayer money go for tuition at private or religious schools.

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Bond reduced for Kure Beach man accused of hit & run deaths
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 4:15pm.

video The charges and bond have been reduced for a Kure Beach man accused of a hit and run on I-40 last night that killed two Good Samaritans.

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NC Museum of Art receives work by Mary Cassatt
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 8:04pm.

A Winston-Salem woman and some anonymous donors have given the N.C. Museum of Art its first work by Mary Cassatt for its permanent collection. Officials said Tuesday that "Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinee" will go on view in the museum's impressionist gallery later this month.

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