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  1. No Retrial Of Officer; 'No Winners Or Losers'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The latest on the state of North Carolina's decision not to retry a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man in 2013. : North Carolina's top prosecutor says the loss of Jonathan Ferrell's life was a tragedy but that says it's time for citizens to listen to the jurors who couldn't agree to convict the police officer who fatally shot the unarmed black man two years ago.

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  2. Future Of Voter ID Lawsuit Heard In North Carolina State CourtRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A lawsuit challenging North Carolina's voter identification requirement should be allowed to continue even after the legislature added exceptions this summer easing the mandate that goes into effect next year, lawyers fighting the law told a state judge Monday. But a state attorney said the changes made to the 2013 law have addressed the accusations made in the litigation, giving registered voters who lack a qualifying photo ID a way to cast ballots in person anyway.

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  3. Valeant To Spend About $1B On Maker Of Women's Libido DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals will pay about $1 billion in cash to buy Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the first prescription drug intended to boost sexual desire in women. Valeant expects the pill, called Addyi, to be available in the United States in the fourth quarter.

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  4. Billy Graham's Daughter Thanks Those Praying For Her HusbandRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The daughter of evangelist Billy Graham is thanking those who are praying for her husband after she found him unresponsive in the swimming pool of their home. The Charlotte Observer reported that Anne Graham Lotz found her husband, 78-year-old Danny Lotz, in the pool of their home in Raleigh on Monday afternoon.

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  5. Dozens Arrested At Weekend Phish Concert In RaleighRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Local media outlets report that investigators with North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement arrested 65 people at a performance Friday by the band Phish. The agency says it had received complaints from concert-goers about open drug use and drunken patrons at the Walnut Creek Amphitheater.

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  6. Legislature's Summer In Raleigh: $1 Million PlusRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Legislators were supposed to pass a new spending plan by July 1 then go home soon after. Lawmakers instead have approved two temporary spending extensions.

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  7. Drugmaker Glaxo Shuts Down Plant Over Legionnaires' BacteriaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is shutting down a plant that produces inhaled medications after discovering the bacteria that causes Legionnaire's disease, a potentially fatal form of pneumonia. The manufacturing plant in Zebulon, about 25 miles east of Raleigh, was closed Tuesday after testing found the bacteria in cooling towers.

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  8. Wake County Schools Want More Students In Advanced ClassesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Wake County school administrators say they want to help more high school students enroll in advanced courses, particularly those who are from low-income or minority groups. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that the administrators from North Carolina's largest school system on Monday presented a plan to hire Equal Opportunity Schools, a Seattle-based nonprofit, to work with seven high schools to recruit more students to take upper-level courses.

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  9. Advance Auto Cuts 100 Jobs In Roanoke & RaleighRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Advance Auto spokeswoman Laurie Stacy tells media outlets that 50 jobs will be eliminated in Roanoke and 50 jobs will be cut in Raleigh, North Carolina, at the end of August. Stacy said Monday that the cuts will eliminate duplication.

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  10. Developer Revises Downtown Raleigh Tower ProposalRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A Raleigh developer has revised its proposal for a tower project in the city's downtown warehouse district, banning bars and limiting the number of stories for two buildings. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Kane Realty submitted its new plans for a $150 million mixed-use project Thursday after having faced complaints from some residents and Councilwoman Kay Crowder at a July hearing.

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  11. Former NC Employees Union Leader Cope Accused Of FraudRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The former executive director of a government employee union has been indicted on fraud-related charges involving spending while at the State Employees Association of North Carolina over five years. Local media reported Dana Cope was indicted Monday by a Wake County jury on two counts of obtaining property by false pretenses.

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  12. 1 Dead, Others Hurt As Tour Bus Slams Car On I-95 In NCRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A Florida woman is dead and the driver of a New York City tour bus is among the injured after an early-morning highway crash in North Carolina. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said Sunday the deadly crash happened about 4:20 a.m. on Interstate 95 near Benson, about 35 miles south of Raleigh.

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  13. Raleigh Couple Found Not Guilty In Fatal 2014 Teen CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The two Raleigh parents accused of aiding underage guests to drink at a 2014 wedding reception before a teen died in a crash were found not guilty on all charges Friday. Jurors appeared very attentive, some even taking notes, as they looked at pictures from the June 28, 2014 reception closely and examined text messages to and from 18-year-old Johnathan Taylor - the son of a state trooper - who died when his car slammed into a tree following the event.

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  14. Bill allows police dogs to be returned to handlersRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Police dogs employed in Raleigh and Mecklenburg County will be able to return to their handlers when they become unfit to work as part of a bill moving through the North Carolina legislature. The Senate unanimously approved a bill Wednesday changing Raleigh's city charter to allow for the donation of dogs, horses and other animals to their former handlers when they are unfit for service.

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  15. Many NC Counties Proposed To Cut Car Emissions TestingRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Drivers in more than half of the 48 North Carolina counties requiring vehicle emissions tests may be able to forego the $30 inspection under new legislation moving through the state legislature. The House voted this week to allow 29 rural and suburban counties to end their testing requirements, which were implemented as part of the state's plan to reduce air pollution under Environmental Protection Agency rules.

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  16. NC Completes Sale Of Dorothea Dix Hospital Site To RaleighRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    North Carolina has completed its sale of the land containing the vacant Dorothea Dix mental hospital to the city of Raleigh, with plans for much of the site to be turned into public parkland. Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Friday the completion of the $52 million dollar, 307-acre sale.

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  17. Hillary Clinton Holds Campaign Fundraiser In Raleigh TodayRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A fundraiser, which will be held at the home of a north Raleigh couple, marks Clinton's first political appearance in the state since a campaign-launching rally last month in New York.

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  18. Police Look For 2 Walnut Creek Robbery Suspects; 1 ArrestedRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Police have made one arrest and are looking for two suspects in the robbery of $500,000 from the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh. Multiple media outlets report that police say 22-year-old Adjani Jari Bryant was arrested shortly after Monday's robbery of the amphitheatre's business office.

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  19. NC Elections Board Set To Discuss Sweepstakes Donor ProbeRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The N.C. State Board of Elections is set to receive the results of the agency's long-running investigation into $235,000 in questionable donations to the campaigns of top state officials from an Oklahoma Internet sweepstakes magnate. The board is scheduled to meet Wednesday in Raleigh, when state elections director Kim Strach will report on the findings of the investigation into Chase Burns.

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  20. 4 Killed In Apparent Drag Race; Man Charged With MurderRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A North Carolina man has been charged with second-degree murder in an apparent drag race that killed four people and injured several others. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said investigators believe two cars were in a pre-arranged race when one driver lost control and struck a group of people watching nearby about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

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