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  1. Voter ID lawsuit hearing todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WITN

    Another lawsuit challenging election changes in North Carolina made by Republicans is focusing solely on a photo identification requirement to cast ballots in person beginning in 2016. A trial judge scheduled arguments Friday in Wake County between attorneys for the state and voters who sued to challenge the photo ID mandate.

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  2. Lawsuit in NC courts challenges 2016 photo ID voter mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Another lawsuit challenging election changes in North Carolina made by Republicans is focusing solely on a photo identification requirement to cast ballots in person beginning in 2016. A trial judge scheduled arguments Friday in Wake County between attorneys for the state and voters who sued to challenge the photo ID mandate.

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  3. State park in ENC tops one million visitors markRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WCTI

    ... the state's 39 parks and recreation areas had higher attendance last year. The William B. Umstead State Park in Wake County had the highest number of visitors, with nearly 1.3 million visits in 2014. Five other parks topped the one million mark in ...

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  4. Critics of NC's voter ID law to present their case in court FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... they say, would have to approve an amendment to the state Constitution. In a hearing scheduled to take place in Wake County court on Friday, attorneys for the League of Women Voters of North Carolina, the North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute ...

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  5. North Carolina parks set attendance recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WRAL.com

    The William B. Umstead State Park in Wake County had the highest number of visitors, with nearly 1.3 million visits in 2014. Five other parks topped the 1 million mark in visitors.

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  6. Ted Edwards and Danielle Barbour Wilson Join The Banks Law FirmRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... which honors attorneys for exemplary public service activities. In 2012, Edwards served as President of the Wake County Bar Association. He is currently serving as a member of the North Carolina State Bar Council. Wilson represents companies and ...

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  7. One killed in Wake County T-bone collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WRAL.com

    The wreck happened after a vehicle traveling on Barefoot Road pulled in front of a vehicle travelling east on West Academy Street, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said. The driver of the first vehicle was killed.

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  8. Morrison episode does need autopsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... a school system. She applied for the CMS job in 2012 when Heath Morrison won out. She was a finalist for the Wake County job in 2013. She told the Observer just last month that she was interested in being CMS's permanent superintendent if the school ...

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  9. Man accused of shooting woman outside Apex homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WRAL.com

    Ricky Lane McNeil, 51, of 2713-D Blazing Trail, faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in connection with the shooting Saturday night of Joyce Womble. A search warrant returned Tuesday cites two witnesses telling Wake County sheriff's deputies that they were watching TV when a man known to one of the witnesses as Ricky arrived at a home on Humie Olive Road shortly before 1 a.m. and started knocking on a window.

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  10. Highway Patrol seeks ID of accident victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WRAL.com

    ... ne his true identity and locate any possible next of kin. Any leads on the man's identity can be reported to the Wake County Highway Patrol office at 919-733-4400 or the Raleigh Highway Patrol communication center at 919-733-3861.

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  11. NAACP: Legislative protests will continue if neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WRAL.com

    ... agenda of the Republican-controlled General Assembly led to more than 1,000 arrests during the 2013-14 sessions. Wake County prosecutors dismissed most of those charges after judges ruled in acquitting several protesters that Legislative Building ...

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  12. CMS board long favored national search for new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... rch for CMS superintendent that brought Morrison. In 2013, she was a finalist for the superintendent position in Wake County.

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  13. N.C. lawmakers focusing on 'religious freedom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    ... communities rallied together to communicate how deeply such legislation would hurt the business climate. Wake County Representative Grier Martin, noting the area's high-tech economy and global appeal, said the companies already here and those likely ...

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  14. Bladen state parks had drop in visits in 2014Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | BladenOnline

    ... and state recreation areas, 27 reported increases in attendance last year. William B. Umstead State Park in Wake County reported the highest attendance at 1.29 million visits, and was among six state park units logging more than 1 million visitors. ...

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  15. Fewer new jobs, higher investments from companies in Wake County in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    In 2014, Wake County benefited from large economic development investment announcements from companies like Xellia Pharmaceuticals, Rex Healthcare and BB&T bank with the amount of new investment for new and expanded facilities up 73 percent from 2013, according to a year-end report from Wake County Economic Development. The year was, however, was weaker on the job creation side with an 18 percent drop in the number of new jobs announced in the county compared to the year prior with 4,541 new jobs promised in 2014 versus the promise of 5,539 jobs by companies the year prior.

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  16. Wake schools to host information session on proposed changes to Brier Creek ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WRAL.com

    - The Wake County Public School System will hear from parents Wednesday night about a proposal that could shift hundreds of students and employees from Brier Creek Elementary School in Raleigh to a new school in Morrisville. The new school, which is ...

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  17. Why some Raleigh residents are uptight about Airbnb'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    ... Raleigh, Airbnb hosts don't collect or pay state or local sales tax, or the local hotel occupancy tax, which in Wake County is set at 6 percent. Airbnb rentals aren't required to get a business license or special-use permit. Nor do they have to ...

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  18. Raleigh woman faces second-degree murder charge in motorcyclist's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WRAL.com

    ... home in north Raleigh several hours later. According to court documents, she had a blood alcohol content of .13. Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said Wednesday that, after further investigation, the case rose to the level of ...

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  19. Photo Release -- SECU Partners to Spotlight Foster Care and Adoption in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    ... the love and stability of a forever family. Judith Dorsey, SECU's Card Services Compliance Manager and a former Wake County foster parent, is thrilled by SECU's decision to promote the NC Heart Gallery initiative. "As a foster and adoptive parent, ...

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  20. Grant Hayes wants new trial for killing Kinston motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WITN

    A Raleigh man accused of killing a Kinston woman, and then taking her cut up body to Texas, is seeking a new trial. The man's attorney argued before the state Court of Appeals this morning that there was improper evidence presented in the Wake County trial.

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