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Thanks to a Change in State Law, N.C. Counties Have to Shell Out Millions to Pay for Jail Inmates’ Hospital Care

Wake County officials say this is another example of the legislature shifting the burden of services to local governments

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Wake Schools Want an Extra $56 Million, Partly to Offset an Unfunded Class-Size Mandate

The legislature wants smaller class sizes but hasn’t yet agreed to pay for them.

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The Student-Run Project Unity Aims to Smooth Racial Tensions in Wake Schools

Last week, seventy-five students at Garner Magnet High School met to empower students to make their voices heard

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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber’s 2015 Young Professional of the Year Moves Low-Income Residents Out of Subsidized Housing in Garner

Because of Wake County’s affordable housing crisis, they won’t have many options come June.

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With a Second Wave of Growth Coming to Downtown Raleigh, Orage Quarles III Takes the Helm of the DRA

The former N&O publisher says forming a new strategic plan will be a top priority

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Two Months After a Rolesville SRO Threw a Teenage Girl to the Ground, It’s Unclear What Tangible Reforms Will Take Place

Last week, Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes convened a forum to start figuring out the next steps

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Wake is North Carolina’s Healthiest County, But There’s Room for Improvement

A quarter of the county adults are obese, and the commission is setting up a task force to deal with this and other trouble spots

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Raleigh Wants Developers to Pay More. Developers Say This Might Hurt the City’s Affordable Housing Goals.

Right now, City of Oaks developers pay but a fraction of what their peers pay in comparable cities

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Hours Before Trump’s Refugee Ban Was Halted, Thousands Protested in Raleigh’s Halifax Mall

“When you start attacking people’s rights and people’s lives, people out of fear have to become active”

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In October, Raleigh Created a Task Force to Look at Airbnb Rules. Why Hasn’t It Met?

Two years after the issue of short-term rentals came to light, the city is still plagued by inaction

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Inside Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes’s Push for Affordable Housing

At Monday’s commission meeting, she resigned. The next day, she changed her mind.

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Raleigh Officials Seek to Bridge the Divide Between the Cops and the Community

Activists say it’s not enough and demand a citizens’ oversight board

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Wake County Passes Paid Parental Leave for Its Four Thousand Employees

Employees will get six weeks of paid leave to new parents—including adoptive and foster parents

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Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally)

The answer, it seems, comes down to an us-against-them mentality. I was the them.

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Has Raleigh’s Bus System Been Left to Languish Because Many of Its Riders Are Poor and Black?

And will the county’s new transportation referendum lead to gentrification?

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Wake County School Board Chairman Says Sheriff Donnie Harrison Is Playing Politics with Transgender Students’ Lives

The sheriff says he only wants clarity for his deputies

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Wake Commissioners Debate How to Spend Food, Beverage, and Hotel Taxes

The county’s smaller municipalities—and some things that might not qualify as “cultural”—want a bigger piece of the pie, too

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With Carroll’s Kitchen, a Raleigh Restauranteur Hopes to Empower the Disadvantaged

The new nonprofit will provide jobs and skills to women in need—and the people behind it hope to spark a movement.

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When the Sir Walter Apartments Building Is Sold, Raleigh May Lose 140 Affordable Units

If the city doesn’t buy it, there’s not much it can do to keep the affordable housing in place

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From 2010–2014, Wake County Found 40 Private Wells with Dangerous Levels of Uranium. Then It Stopped Testing.

In 2014, former Wake County Water Quality Division leadership directed staff to stop uranium testing based on interpretation of county well regulations.

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A new label comes to mind: CHINO (Christian in Name Only). Most Christian sects instruct adherents to not surrender to …

by Bernard Baruch on Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally) (Wake County)

Is it not lost on these people that Jesus Christ was a "Jew-boy"? I wouldn't be surprised if some of …

by PRGuy on Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally) (Wake County)

Another one sided argument from the Indy. There are multiple bus stops in North Hills and north Raleigh, that contain …

by MX46 on Has Raleigh’s Bus System Been Left to Languish Because Many of Its Riders Are Poor and Black? (Wake County)

to elaborate on whatdoiknow's comment, the headline pertains to Durham as well. Transit in the triangle is run by a …

by where's the beef? on Has Raleigh’s Bus System Been Left to Languish Because Many of Its Riders Are Poor and Black? (Wake County)

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A new label comes to mind: CHINO (Christian in Name Only). Most Christian sects instruct adherents to not surrender to …

by Bernard Baruch on Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally) (Wake County)

Is it not lost on these people that Jesus Christ was a "Jew-boy"? I wouldn't be surprised if some of …

by PRGuy on Evangelicals in the Age of Trump (Or, Why I Was Called a ‘Jew-Boy’ at a Franklin Graham Rally) (Wake County)

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