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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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The fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese dies

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video Bishop Emeritus F. Joseph Gossman, the fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese, died Monday at the age of 83. Full story...
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State health director resigns after 18 months

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North Carolina's state health director resigned Tuesday after 18 months on the job. Full story...
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New Hanover County Democrats head to Moral Monday protest

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video A group from the Port City made their way to Raleigh on Monday to participate in the latest Moral Monday protest. Full story...
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3 charged in Bladen County native's murder; blunt force trauma cause of death

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videoPolice say a Bladen County native found dead in her Raleigh apartment earlier this month died of blunt force trauma. Full story...
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2 NC Democratic strategists stabbed in their home

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Two North Carolina Democratic political strategists who have worked for high-profile candidates were seriously wounded after being stabbed in their Raleigh home, and a suspect has been charged. Full story...
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Bill stops NC cities, counties from pop limits

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Some legislators say just because New York wants to ban supersized sodas and other sugary drinks doesn't mean North Carolina cities and counties can try it, too. Full story...
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