The final day of the Raleigh City Council retreat focused on the future of the city. From transportation to addressing city growth, a 38-page strategic plan draft was part of the discussions. City Council held the final day of the retreat at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences on Friday. 07:05 PM
The legal battle to challenge the state's controversial voter ID law is starting to take shape. The actual trial is still months away, but motions are being heard today from both sides in Wake County.
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According to a report in the Fayetteville Observer, Lance Cpl. Steven Szymanski was reaching over the front seat of a light armored vehicle to grab his helmet when the lever that raises the seat was triggered. Szymanski's neck was trapped between the back of the driver’s seat and the roof of the vehicle.
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Chilling Domestic Violence PSA Slated to Air During Super Bowl
A chilling, first-of-its-kind PSA is set to air during the Super Bowl Sunday night, raising awareness of domestic violence. The NFL teamed up with the No More campaign to make the minute-long spot. 04:29 PM
North Carolina Public Schools Celebrates 175th Anniversary
On Friday, fourth-grade students from Williamsburg Elementary School had the chance to explore a replica of the very first one-room school house. 03:22 PM
Robinson, Lowe to Fill Vacancies at NC General Assembly
Caldwell County Republican leaders chose former state Rep. George Robinson on Thursday night to succeed veteran lawmaker Edgar Starnes in the 87th House District. Robinson defeated Starnes' wife Marilyn. Edgar Starnes left the legislature to work for State Treasurer Janet Cowell. 10:36 AM
Restaurants Prepare for Business Increase During Super Bowl
The National Retail Federation expects total spending to top $14 billion nationwide. 02:44 PM
NC Polar Bear Makes Prediction for Winner of Super Bowl 49
Are you going wild waiting to see who’s going to win Super Bowl 49 this Sunday? Well, you are not the only one. 07:42 AM
Fit Kids February: Brooklyn's Matchpoint NYC Offer Workouts for Kids Young and Old
Fit Kids February
Matchpoint NYC is a massive indoor sports complex in Gravesend in Brooklyn. There's a lot going on between tennis, swimming and what they call the kids' fitness challenge.
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St. Augustine's University Celebrates History During Convocation
Wake County commissioner Jessica Holmes was the keynote speaker for the celebration. During her speech, Holmes spoke about her past coming from a home with an abusive father and how her teachers pushed and supported her. 10:22 AM
Navigational App Causes a National Stir in Law Enforcement Community
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Raleigh City Leaders Discuss Budget, Strategic Plan During Retreat
City Council and staff is planning for the City of Oaks’ future. A two-day retreat is underway that includes Mayor Nancy McFarlane and city staff. 01/29/2015 05:25 PM
Cumberland Co. School Board Members Discuss Next Year's Budget
Cumberland County school board members are working to prepare for the 2015-2016 school year. On Thursday they held a special retreat to discuss the budget for the coming year. 01/29/2015 08:42 PM
UNC Students Rally in Support of Building Name Change
More than 800 students have signed up to participate in the rally. The controversy is not just about the name of the building, but it's also centered around a statue of a confederate soldier that sits on campus. 07:13 AM