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Wake County News

NC jury indicts man for Perdue flight payment

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A Wake County grand jury has indicted a western North Carolina man on a charge he caused Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign to file false campaign reports by hiding he had given money to pay for a campaign flight. Full story...
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Organizers at NC State Fair want some changes

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The North Carolina state fairgrounds are in for a makeover, and some familiar buildings could soon be history. Full story...
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Authorities seek woman who raised long-lost child

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Local, state and federal authorities are searching for a woman involved in raising a child who recently reunited with her long-lost mother. Full story...
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Spider-Man did NOT rob Raleigh motel

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Turns out Spider-Man did not rob a Raleigh motel last week. Full story...
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Winter storms taking toll on state budget

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Gov. Beverly Perdue told reporters Tuesday at a Department of Transportation maintenance yard in Raleigh the state already has spent about $26 million of the $30 million set aside this fiscal year for storm-related recovery activities Full story...
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Governor Perdue declares state of emergency

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Gov. Beverly Perdue has declared a state of emergency for all of North Carolina, warning people to avoid the wintry weather and stay home. Full story...
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Duke Law School alum hopes $5M gift spurs others

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A Duke Law School graduate and his wife have donated $5 million to the school in hopes of prompting contributions from others. Full story...
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HEALTHWATCH: NC teen dies from flu; first in the state

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A 15-year old died on January 5 of complications from an influenza infection. The child had not received flu vaccine this season. Full story...
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Telemarketer busted by AG's office

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A California company that made repeated calls to North Carolina consumers on the Do Not Call Registry even after being ordered to stop must now pay $40,000 to the state, Attorney General Roy Cooper said today. Full story...
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Widow of Edwards's ex-finance leader at grand jury

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The widow of the former campaign finance chairman for John Edwards is appearing before a federal grand jury in North Carolina. Lisa Blue arrived Wednesday morning at a federal courthouse in Raleigh. Full story...
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Raleigh city council may ban smoking in city parks

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North Carolina's capital city may join the thousands of people with resolutions to stop smoking. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Raleigh's city council is scheduled to discuss an ordinance Tuesday that would ban smokers from city parks. Full story...
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Something you don't hear often; SAS is hiring

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Cary-based SAS Institute is doing so well finding fraud for state and local governments it's hiring more analysts. Full story...
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State DHHS under federal investigation

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has received notice that the U.S. Department of Justice will investigate a complaint of alleged violations of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Full story...
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EASLEY INVESTIGATION: Former governor enters felony plea agreement

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video Former North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley has entered a plea agreement over a false campaign finance report, consenting to a $1,000 fine after state and federal prosecutors spent more than a year combing through his life. UPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM THE SBI AND JUSTICE DEPARTMENT. Full story...
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Cedar tree marks milestone in NC research center

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The Raleigh skyline will be getting an organic addition to celebrate a milestone in construction work on a new research center. Full story...
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