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Raleigh woman convicted in death of stepsons' mom

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videoThe Raleigh woman accused in the death of her husband's former girlfriend has been convicted of second-degree murder. A Wake County jury returned the verdict Wednesday in the trial of 41-year-old Amanda Hayes. She was sentenced to a minimum of 13 years and a maximum of 16 1/2 years in prison. Full story...
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NC Museum of Art receives work by Mary Cassatt

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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. Full story...
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22-year-old man killed in shooting at Raleigh club

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Police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man who was shot in the parking lot of a Raleigh nightclub. Full story...
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Triad traffic camera network to undergo testing

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Service to several N.C. Department of Transportation traffic cameras and overhead message boards in Winston-Salem will be undergoing testing and will be disrupted for one day Full story...
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Raleigh city councilwoman says Wilmington has nothing educational to offer

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The Raleigh City Council will head to Wilmington next month for a three-day planning retreat expected to cost more than $11,000 – the council’s first out-of-town meeting in more than 20 years. Councilwoman Mary-Ann Baldwin said she’s against the plan. “I would like to go someplace where I could learn something as opposed to going someplace where I won’t learn something,” she said. Full story...
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NCDOT apologizes for inappropriate traffic alert messages

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videoThe North Carolina Department of Transportation is apologizing for a series of inappropriate traffic alert messages. Full story...
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Feds arrest 1 NC man, 2 NY women for Sandy relief fund fraud

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Two women from Long Island and a man from North Carolina have been arrested on fraud charges for falsely collecting Superstorm Sandy disaster relief funds. Prosecutors say 52-year-old Joseph McClam, of Raleigh, received $32,000 for a Brooklyn property that had been mostly vacant since it had been damaged in a 2010 fire. Full story...
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Worker hurt while dismantling other version of Vortex ride at State Fair

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videoA worker dismantling a ride at the North Carolina State Fair has been hurt. Agriculture Department spokesman Brian Long says the man was injured when a piece of a ride called The Vortex fell on him around 3:30 a.m. Monday. Full story...
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Walgreens buying Raleigh-based Kerr drugstores

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Walgreens announced Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to buy Raleigh-based Kerr drugstores. Financial terms of the deal were not released. Full story...
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Raleigh gets $10 million to build train station

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The city of Raleigh has been awarded a $10 million federal grant to help build a new Amtrak train station downtown. Full story...
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Raleigh increases number of propane-powered cars

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The Raleigh Police Department is increasing the number of police vehicles powered by propane gas. Full story...
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NC protesters rally to keep pressure on lawmakers

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The state chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People scheduled "Take the Dream Home" rallies late Wednesday afternoon in each of the state's 13 congressional districts. Full story...
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UPDATE: Raliegh City Council discusses rules on feeding homeless

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Raleigh's city council is scheduled to start what's being termed as a "community discussion" on a weekend crackdown on groups offering free food to homeless people in a downtown park. Full story...
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Part of I-40 West closed due to rockslide

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Engineers from the North Carolina Department of Transportation are on the scene assessing the slide to determine how to clear the road and when it can reopen. Full story...
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Funeral arrangements set for Bishop Gossman

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The Diocese of Raleigh announced funeral details for Bishop Emeritus Joseph Gossman, who passed away Monday at 83. Full story...
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