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1 hr ago | WRAL.com

Self-defense clears man in Wake Forest shooting death

"So I went back and got my gun," he said. "And came back up here. Next thing I knew he backed back and kicked the door open, broke all that, and said 'I'ma get you.'

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Self Defense, Veteran Affairs

4 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Wake considers putting teacher raises to a vote

The quarter-cent sales tax increase would be used to give teachers a raise and possibly fund other education-related initiatives.

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Related Topix: Mecklenburg County, NC, Guilford County, NC

9 hrs ago | WBTV

Cops: 89-year-old man kills Wake Forest neighbor

Wake County deputies say they are talking to an 89-year-old man who shot and killed his neighbor in Wake Forest.

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Related Topix: Wake Forest, NC

16 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

Editorial: History outlives opinions

When the call comes to change the name of our county, it will be more interesting to see how long the new moniker can last than what it actually will be.

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Related Topix: Vance County, NC, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

News Observer

Raleigh police charge man with animal cruelty

Arrest warrants show that Earl Antroine Hamilton, 32, of 3806 Potecasi Drive in Raleigh, is accused of intentionally depriving food, water and/or medical care to an American Staffordshire terrier.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC

Tifton Gazette

Howard Lee Guld

Howard Lee Guld known by many as "Papa Howard," was described by his family as luckier than a cat with nine lives.

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WRAL.com

Four runoff primaries set for Tuesday

The Republican 6th Congressional District runoff pits Phil Berger Jr., the district attorney in Rockingham County and the son of the state Senate leader, against Greensboro minister Mark Walker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard Coble

Northern Michigan News

Districts debate merits of master's for teachers

Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, stirring a national debate about how best to compensate quality educators and angering teachers who say the extra training is valuable.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Burke County, NC

Business Journal

Food and beverage business along Hillsborough Street is up 25 percent

May has turned out to be a banner month for the food and beverage businesses along Hillsborough Street, the artery road connecting N.C. State University to the Raleigh downtown district.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC

Government Executive

Teacher Pay Battle Snags North Carolina Budget Negotiations

If you're a public school teacher in North Carolina, it's hard not to feel like a political pawn in the ongoing yet-to-be-settled budget fight that continues to sluggishly unfold in Raleigh.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Shooting suspect charged with heroin trafficking

A Rocky Mount man is facing local charges in connection with a shooting earlier this month as well as drug charges in Wake County.

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Related Topix: Rocky Mount, NC

The Cary News

With new commission, Cary hopes to preserve historic properties

Lee Phillips drove his tractor to Carpenter Farm Supply Co. in Cary on July 8 to fill a tank with fertilizer.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC, Fuquay Varina, NC, Morrisville, NC, Holly Springs, NC, Apex, NC

Business Journal

Wake and Orange counties get $31,000 to survey historic properties

The Harward House, circa 1914, was assigned to the Apex National Register Historic District in 2012 using survey documents from Capital Area Preservation.

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Related Topix: Holly Springs, NC, Fuquay Varina, NC, Knightdale, NC, Rolesville, NC

News Observer

Paul Coble signals willingness to start moving on a Wake transit plan

The Wake commissioners are scheduled to talk transit at a July 21 work session. According to an informal meeting plan distributed this week to county officials and civic leaders, the commissioners will be asked for quick approval of what are largely Coble's ideas for developing a new "transit investment strategy."

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Related Topix: Wendell, NC, Raleigh, NC, Durham County, NC

Eastern Wake News

Wendell's newest library embraces community approach

The 16-year-old has taken it upon herself to construct and maintain a free library on the side of the East Wake Education Foundation building in downtown Wendell.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Wendell, NC, Kids, Family

Thu Jul 10, 2014

News Observer

Wake County students return from Ghana ready to serve

Students wash their clothes Ghanaian style in Kitase, a village in east Ghana. From left: Erin Gerber, 18, Peyton Cabot, 17, Parker Savage , 17, Jacob Asher, 17, Maya Copeland, 16, Taylor Morgan , 18, Emily Orander, 16, Sammie Asher, 17. - While kicking a soccer ball with dozens of students on a bumpy field in the village of Kitase in Ghana, three ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Ghana Travel, Ghana, Africa Travel, Africa, Ash, NC, Education Etc.

The Cary News

Community Notes: July 13

Graduating high school students in the Cary alumni chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity's Cary Kappa League program celebrated recent achievements in May. The students were highlighted on a local radio program.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC, Student Society, Alpha Psi, Education Etc., Sororities, Weather

WRAL.com

Questioned autopsy factored in woman's release after husband's death

Originally charged with second-degree murder after she admitted to strangling her husband, Amtey, 63, pleaded guilty on May 16 to voluntary manslaughter under what's called an Alford plea in the May 8, 2013 death of Sharad Ramchandraro Amtey, 77. The charge in the case normally carries a three-year prison sentence, but Dottie Amtey is now free, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Eastern Wake News

PSNC Energy plans pipeline extension for Franklin, Wake

By the end of 2014, officials plan to finalize the route for the pipeline, which would run roughly from Franklinton to Wendell and connect two existing pipelines.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, NC, Franklinton, NC, Wendell, NC, Raleigh, NC

The Cary News

Wake to buy land for new Holly Springs school

The Wake County Board of Commissioners has approved the purchase of land for a new elementary school in Holly Springs scheduled to open in 2016.

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Related Topix: Holly Springs, NC, Raleigh, NC

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