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  1. 1 Charged In Collision Between Raleigh City Bus, CarRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Authorities say a collision between a Raleigh city bus and a car knocked over a power pole and closed several lanes near the state Capitol.

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  2. 2 Die In Wrong-Way Wreck On Interstate 440 In RaleighRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Police spokesman Jim Sughrue said in a statement the wreck happened around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday when a man driving the wrong way in the westbound lanes hit an oncoming car.

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  3. Autopsy Shows Suspect Died Of Blood Loss In Raleigh PrisonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    An autopsy report shows that a self-proclaimed Satanist who died in a Raleigh prison earlier this year died from blood loss from a deep wound to a major blood vessel in his left arm. The Winston-Salem Journal reported that 36-year-old Pazuzu Algarad was found in a pool of blood on a bed in his cell at Central Prison early on Oct. 28. Algarad was being held on charges that he killed one of two men who had been buried in the backyard of a house in Clemmons for five years.

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  4. More High-Tech Upgrades At North Carolina DMV OfficesRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Gov. Pat McCrory's office says self-service kiosks at 10 Division of Motor Vehicles locations in big cities like Asheville, Greensboro, Charlotte and Raleigh will be running by the end of the week. By early January, another 43 DMV offices should begin accepting license and photo ID applications using new cameras and scanners designed to further reduce wait times.

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  5. Transit Plan Unveiled For Wake CountyRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Wake County officials have unveiled a $2.3 billion transportation plan which includes more bus routes and a commuter transit system. Multiple media outlets report the plan, announced Tuesday, works to address the growth in the county as it currently has more than one million residents and is expected to add another 250,000 in the next 10 years.

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  6. Forest Files Papers As North Carolina Candidacy Period ContinuesRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Lt. Gov. Dan Forest says he believes North Carolina voters should re-elect him next year because Republicans like himself have carried out what they vowed on the campaign trail they would accomplish. Forest filed his candidacy notice Monday at the State Board of Elections in Raleigh, accompanied by his wife and some aides.

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  7. Trump Speaks To Thousands Of Supporters At Rally In RaleighRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Several thousand people roared with approval Friday night for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who brought his no-nonsense platform about immigration and homeland security to North Carolina for the first time since announcing his candidacy. North Carolina elected officials have tried to make the state a bigger player in choosing presidential nominees this cycle, moving up the primaries from early May to March 15. Trump last gave a public address in North Carolina at the state Republican Party convention in June, days before his official launch for president.

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  8. Trump Coming To Raleigh For Evening Presidential RallyRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Donald Trump is speaking publicly for the first time in five months in North Carolina, a state that moved up its primary date to try to be more influential in picking presidential nominees. The Republican presidential front-runner is slated to hold a rally Friday evening at Dorton Arena at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.

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  9. More Candidates Fill North Carolina Ballots For 2016Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    North Carolina's official candidate list for 2016 includes two more U.S. Senate candidates and challengers to incumbents on the Council of State. The State Board of Elections says Durham Democrat Kevin Griffin and Republican Paul Wright of Wayne County have filed their candidacy papers for U.S. Senate, joining Democrat Deborah Ross.

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  10. Trump Schedules North Carolina Appearance This WeekRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Trump's website says the Republican presidential candidate is scheduled to appear Friday night at Dorton Arena on the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Trump spoke at the state Republican Party convention in June, just days before he announced he would be running for president.

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  11. NC Elections Head Steps Down As 2016 Election Cycle Revs UpRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The head of North Carolina's statewide elections board is resigning just as the 2016 elections cycle starts with candidates filing for ballot places next month. State Board of Elections Chairman Josh Howard said Tuesday he'll step down for health reasons effective New Year's Day.

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  12. Bill Clinton To Raise Money For Wife In Raleigh, GreensboroRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Former President Bill Clinton is coming to North Carolina early next month to attend some private fundraisers to benefit his wife's presidential campaign. A Raleigh fundraiser is planned for the evening of Dec. 7, and Hillary Rodham Clinton campaign finance committee member Bruce Thompson confirmed Thursday that another event in Greensboro will be held that afternoon.

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  13. Officials: Woman Who Washed Ashore In SC In 2013 Was From RaleighRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Police tell local news outlets 56-year-old Robin Ann Kelly of Raleigh was identified through DNA comparisons with her family members. Her body was found in May 2013 after it washed up on the beach.

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  14. UNC Leaders To Detail Pay Raises To LawmakersRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Governors of North Carolina's public university system gave in Friday to legislative demands for details of a closed-door meeting that resulted in big pay raises for a dozen top campus executives, but not before debating whether their job was to insulate the institution from politicians. The University of North Carolina's Board of Governors voted to release details of the private meeting two weeks ago that approved pay raises of up to 20 percent for chancellors at 12 of the state's 17 campuses.

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  15. 'I Am The Antichrist': Slaying Suspect Has Outburst In CourtRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A Wake Forest man who faces multiple charges in a deadly August crime spree in Raleigh declared himself the Antichrist during an outburst in court. On Tuesday, 21-year-old Kendrick K. Gregory yelled, "Tell the Illuminati I am the Antichrist.

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  16. Knightdale Man Facing Charges In Fatal Raleigh Hit-And-RunRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A Knightdale man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of a Raleigh man last month Authorities tell local media outlets that 47-year-old Caesar Leake was arrested Monday and charged with felony hit-and-run, aggravated death by motor vehicle, and driving while impaired in the death. Authorities say 23-year-old Terrance Rayshone Faison was hit just before midnight Oct. 29 while walking home.

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  17. 2 Inmates Captured After Jumping From Van In RaleighRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Authorities in Lincoln County say two inmates who jumped from a transport van in Raleigh have been recaptured after they were found hiding in a storage shed. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said Friday in a news release that 24-year-old Logan Long and 19-year-old Damarcus Dixon were being taken to Central Prison in Raleigh after a court appearance when they escaped through the van's back door.

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  18. History Museum To Open Exhibit Featuring Billy GrahamRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A new exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History chronicles the life of the Rev. Billy Graham in time to celebrate a milestone.

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  19. Jeb Bush Fundraiser Slated Friday For RaleighRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    North Carolina supporters of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush are aiming to give him a financial push during his visit to Raleigh. Backers of the former Florida governor planned a private luncheon reception for Bush's campaign Friday at the home of Jim Cain - an attorney, longtime GOP fundraiser and former ambassador to Denmark.

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  20. Raleigh Police Arrest Man On Murder ChargeRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Police in Raleigh have arrested a man charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Selma man last month. Multiple media outlets report that police in Selma filed a murder charge against 27-year-old Robert Lewis Jackson after 29-year-old Marquel Cardell Williams died in a Raleigh hospital on Oct. 18. Jackson also is charged with possession of a gun by a felon.

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