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1 hr ago | The Cary News

Grow Our Kids program at Salem Elementary in Apex helps hungry families

"The thought of children, and their parents not being able to provide for their children, affected me deeply," said LoPiccolo, who lives in Apex.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Apex, NC, Education Etc.

1 hr ago | Wake Weekly Online Edition

FBI offers $25,000 reward for fugitive information

FBI Charlotte and FBI Atlanta are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest of two men wanted in connection with a kidnapping in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Wake Forest, NC, Butner, NC

6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

2 charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

Federal authorities filed kidnapping charges Wednesday against Jakym Tibbs and a man listed as John Doe known by the nickname "Kirkwood Quan."

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Related Topix: Wake Forest, NC

10 hrs ago | News Observer

Talking about the "dynamics" of the NC General Assembly's short session

Kevin Leonard, deputy director of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, briefed the Wake County Board of Commissioners on Monday about the "flavors and tones" of this year's upcoming short session of the General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Mecklenburg County, NC, Rockingham County, NC

14 hrs ago | Eastern Wake News

This Week in History: April 16

A crew gives the reclaim water tower at Five County Stadium its unique paint job during the early innings of a Carolina Mudcats baseball game in 2004.

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Related Topix: Zebulon, NC, Wendell, NC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

News Observer

Mom of "My Little Pony" fan who attempted suicide speaks out

The mother of a 11-year-old Wake County student who says her son attempted suicide because he was bullied at school for being a "My Little Pony" fan is talking about her family's experiences, Tiffany Morones-Suttle talks about finding her son, Michael Morones, hanging from his bed in February and the struggle to help him recover from the brain ... (more)

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ABA Journal

More suspects at large in kidnapping of prosecutor's dad, federal prosecutor says

Five individuals facing charges, along with an imprisoned reputed gang leader, in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father will remain in custody, a federal judge in Atlanta ruled Tuesday.

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Eastern Wake News

Zebulon Fire Department entering contract with Johnston County

But the subdivision is only accessible from Wake County. And while it is more than five miles from the Corinth Holders department, it is less than three miles from the Zebulon station.

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Related Topix: Johnston County, NC, Zebulon, NC, Fire

Eastern Wake News

Court documents show domestic violence preceded Wendell shooting

Last week's shooting in Wendell, which left Latonya Holden hospitalized, her parents dead and her husband jailed on murder charges offered support to research that suggests victims of domestic violence are in the most danger in the first three months to a year after they try to leave an abusive relationship.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Wendell, NC, Johnston County, NC

News Observer

Freezing temperatures forecast from Wake County west, putting some NC crops at risk

Apple growers in the western counties were in danger of severe damage to early blooming trees as that region looked at two mornings of below freezing temperatures, Steve McArtney, a horticultural sciences associate professor at North Carolina State University, said from his office in Mills River.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, North Carolina State University, Mills-River, NC, Weather, Raleigh, NC

News Observer

Wake commissioners urged by county staff to ask NC to raise teacher pay

County staff recommended Monday that commissioners include urging the General Assembly to raise teacher pay as one of this year’s legislative lobbying goals.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Healthcare Law, Law, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Business Journal

Fat Daddy's restaurant to make way for new Glenwood retail building

The Fat Daddy's restaurant on Glenwood Ave. in Raleigh shuttered its doors on March 30 after 29 years in business.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Knightdale, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Cary News

Club Notes: April 16.

The Triangle Seagals, a group of former or presently serving women of all sea services, will meet at noon Saturday, April 19, at Perkins restaurant, 908 U.S. 64, Apex.

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Related Topix: Apex, NC, Raleigh, NC, Fuquay Varina, NC, Cary, NC

Local Tech Wire

Lenovo returns to Raleigh for annual sales meeting

For the fifth year in a row, the world's largest PC maker headquartered in Morrisville is hosting its annual sales meeting in the North Carolina capital.

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Related Topix: Morrisville, NC, Family, Kids

ABA Journal

Imprisoned street gang leader used smuggled cellphone to plot kidnap of prosecutor's dad, DOJ says

A leader of a street gang serving a life sentence in maximum security at a North Carolina prison was federally charged Friday with using a smuggled cellphone to orchestrate the kidnapping of the father of the Wake County prosecutor who convicted him, the federal Department of Justice says.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Wake Forest, NC

The Cary News

Daybook: April 16-April 19

Senior Bingo for Holly Springs residents will be from 1-3 p.m. every first and third Wednesday of the month at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road.

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Related Topix: Holly Springs, NC, Cary, NC, Family, Kids, Morrisville, NC, Apex, NC

Mt. Airy News

Paige Shepard and Shawn Hankinson get engage...

Steve and Jill Shepard, of Mount Airy, announce the engagement of their daughter, Paige Elizabeth Shepard, of Raleigh, to Shawn Joseph Hankinson, of Raleigh.

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Related Topix: Mount Airy, NC, Raleigh, NC, East Carolina University, Topsail Beach, NC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

District Administration

Banning shock weapons in schools

Federal investigators have opened an inquiry into the tragic case of a high school student in Bastrop County, Tex., who suffered severe brain damage and nearly died last fall after a deputy sheriff shocked him with a Taser, a high voltage electronic weapon.

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Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Holiday "Booze It & Lose It" Campaign Results in 3,164 DWI Arrests

RALEIGH, N.C. : Janury 14th, 2014 - Santa was not the only one who made a naughty list over the holidays.

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

The Jackson Sun

Engagement: Caleb Chandler & Heather Ogilvie

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Roger and Ann Ogilvie of Apex, North Carolina and Christopher and Celeste Lassen of Red Banks, New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Wedding, Apex, NC, Meredith College

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